Alice Knisley Matthias

location-pin Staten Island, NY

School: Wagner College

Expertise: Parenting; Gardening & Plant Care

Alice Knisley Matthias

  • 20 years writing about food and lifestyle for brands such as Taste of Home, Delish, Food Network, Allrecipes and The Kitchn
  • Writer of "Tasty Snacks in a Snap!"
  • Owner and author of the food blog Herbinkitchen


Alice has been a freelance writer for more than 20 years, focusing on topics like food, family, education and gardening. She writes for a range of brands, including Taste of Home, Food Network, Delish and Parade. Her work has also appeared in The New York Times, TIME for Kids and America’s Test Kitchen's "Cook’s Country Cookbook."
When she’s not writing about food, you can find Alice testing new recipes and cooking old favorites. She prides herself in knowing that she can serve a dozen last-minute guests a good, on-the-fly meal with fresh flowers on the table to boot.


Wagner College, bachelor's in musical theatre and master's in elementary education

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Articles & Recipes

Rosalynn Carter’s Beloved Strawberry Cake Recipe Stands the Test of Time

This recipe is remembered as a "Carter Family Favorite."

2 Things to Do with Cucumber Peels for Healthy Plants

This plant care DIY is the perfect way to use cucumber peels.

8 Pink Plants for Your Houseplant Collection

You can add a splash of color to any room with pink plants of all kinds. Look beyond the blooms for plants with bright pink variegated leaves, tassels and stems!