Melany Love

Melany Love

location-pin Chicago, IL

School: University of Illinois

Expertise: Food news

Melany Love

  • 5 years of writing for brands like Taste of Home and The Kitchn
  • Has written more than 500 pieces for Taste of Home


Melany has been writing food news for Taste of Home for four years. Her knowledge of current culinary trends comes from her extensive time spent on FoodTok and scouring Instagram for any unusual food, charcuterie design or coffee shop creation. Apart from freelancing, she has worked at bookstores like Barnes & Noble and Half Price Books and as a barista. She has always wanted a career in writing, and got her start at Taste of Home. When she’s not working, Melany is playing the latest video game, curled up with a book or spending time with her cats.


University of Illinois, bachelor's in English creative writing

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Articles & Recipes

People Are Making Grinch Dip That’s Full of Who-Cheer

You'll love Grinch dip so much your heart might grow three times its size!

How to Make Eggnog French Toast Bites for the Perfect Saturday Breakfast

Eggnog French toast in dippable, bite-sized pieces is exactly what we want for breakfast all holiday season.

If You See a Gold Porch Light, This Is What It Means

Like red, green and purple porch lights, gold porch lights also have a meaning behind them. Here are the three reasons people might swap them for the usual white light.