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Jill Schildhouse

location-pin Phoenix, AZ

School: Northern Illinois University

Expertise: Cooking techniques; product testing; cleaning & organizing; home decor; health & wellness; grocery shopping; travel

Jill Schildhouse

  • 23 years writing and editing for print and digital publications with 7 years writing about food and nutrition
  • Writer for Taste of Home, Southern Living, EatingWell, Vegetarian Times, Better Homes & Gardens and Travel + Leisure
  • Former editor of AAA's Arizona Highroads magazine


Jill is an award-winning writer and editor with more than 20 years of experience. She covers a range of topics like health and wellness, food science, travel and healthcare for sites like Taste of Home, Reader’s Digest, Travel and Leisure, Fodor’s and USA Today. She loves tracking down the best sources possible to back up her writing, such as medical professionals, registered dietitians and scientists. An avid traveler, Jill has eaten her way through 38 countries—some of her favorite experiences include making gelato in Italy, catching and eating Dungeness crab in Alaska and pub-hopping in Ireland.


Northern Illinois University, bachelor's in corporate communications

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Articles & Recipes

Amish Chicken and Noodles

When you hear “chicken and noodles,” you’re probably picturing a steaming pot of chicken noodle soup. However, Amish chicken and

Pear Tarte Tatin

You know those cold nights when you need a warm dessert to keep you cozy? These are the nights to

How Long Does Rice Last in the Fridge?

How long does rice last in the fridge after it's cooked? The shelf life is much shorter than you think.