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Kelli Acciardo

location-pin Stamford, CT

School: Emerson College

Expertise: Recipes & Cooking Techniques; Restaurants; Travel; Cocktails

Kelli Acciardo

  • 15+ years in food and lifestyle publishing
  • 6 years as food and drink editor at Parade; former website editor for Seventeen 
  • MIN Editorial & Design Awards Winner for Seventeen's Website Redesign, 2010


Kelli Acciardo is a freelance writer and editor based in Connecticut, although her food and travel writing takes her all over the world. When she's not curating recipe collections for Taste of Home, she can be found eating at new restaurants with her chef-husband and fishing with their Goldendoodle, Massimo. Her work can also be found in Parade, Brides, Bustle, Brit + Co, Byrdie, PureWow, Women’s Health, InStyle and Marie Claire.


Emerson College, bachelor's in Writing, Literature, and Publishing with a journalism emphasis

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Articles & Recipes

34 Easter Cupcake Ideas for a Sweet Celebration

Celebrate spring with our best Easter cupcake ideas. From sweet and nutty coconut to punchy lemon and every seasonal flavor in between, these are treats no bunny will be able to resist.

23 Easy Leftover Corned Beef Recipes

A platter of corned beef is a must on St. Patrick's Day—but these ideas for pizzas, casseroles and more will have you looking forward to all the leftover corned beef recipes you can make.

60 Pumpkin Dessert Recipes to Use Up Those Cans of Pumpkin

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy pumpkin dessert recipes. And with pumpkin pie, cakes, cookies and more, one of these is sure to please!