Madi Koetting

Madi Koetting

location-pin Denver, CO

School: Drake University, bachelor's degree in magazine media journalism

Expertise: product testing; cleaning & organization; home decor; beer, wine & cocktails

Madi Koetting

  • Pioneer of Taste of Home's social media shopping team. As a shopping editor focusing on social video, Madi oversees the social commerce strategy and films product reviews for the brand's social channel. Her work can be seen across lifestyle brands including Taste of Home, Reader's Digest and Family Handyman.
  • Founding member of the Taste of Home shopping team. To date, Madi has reviewed 100s of products in the home space, including kitchen appliances, cooking gear, cleaning gadgets, furniture and home decor.
  • Contributing writer for The Everygirl and Stylecaster
  • Over 5 years of experience writing and editing for publications, including two years on the Taste of Home shopping team reviewing products and optimizing content.
  • Former roles include: product reviews editor, home; associate shopping editor, Taste of Home; editorial assistant, YPulse; social media specialist, Cosmos Corporation; and editorial apprentice, Better Homes & Gardens


Madi is a shopping editor for Taste of Home and is an expert at curating the internet’s best gifts, kitchen appliances, cleaning gear and viral home buys. She’s constantly testing products for "best" lists, I Tried It reviews and gift guides, along with internet-made-me-buy-it home goods. If there’s a viral product taking the internet by storm, you can count on Madi to give an honest review. Madi's love for magazine journalism began at Drake University where she served as Editor-in-Chief of her school's Pacemaker-award winning magazine, Drake Mag. Since 2017, Madi's home expertise has appeared in Better Homes & Gardens, Taste of Home, Reader’s Digest, Family Handyman and Birds and Blooms. Madi is also a contributing writer for The Everygirl and Stylecaster. When she’s not decorating her apartment, you can find her reviewing her favorite home and kitchen finds on Taste of Home’s Instagram.


Drake University, bachelor's degree in journalism, magazine media and public relations

Taste of Home Editorial Policies

Taste of Home, a Trusted Media Brand, has been a reliable source for recipes, cooking tips and entertaining advice for more than 30 years. Every month, our content inspires well over 20 million home cooks to get creative in the kitchen. Each one of our 40 thousand recipes has gone through a rigorous testing and approval process to ensure we’re sharing the very best. Every snack, ingredient and product we recommend is tested by our team of culinary experts and professional product testers—the best of the best earn our Test Kitchen-Preferred seal of approval. Learn more about Taste of Home and our Test Kitchen and editorial teams.

Articles & Recipes

Hungryroot Review: Is the Hybrid Meal Kit Worth It?

We tested Hungryroot for three months to see how it compares to other meal delivery services. Spoiler: it's the hybrid meal kit of our dreams.

UrbanStems vs Bouqs: Where’s the Best Place to Buy Flowers Online?

Wondering what the difference is between UrbanStems vs Bouqs? We reviewed both flower delivery services to help you make the best decision, whether buying flowers for a special occasion or just for fun.

The Best Flower Delivery Services in 2024

Want to send a sweet surprise? We tested 11 flower delivery services to find the freshest blooms. Here are the best picks for every style and price point.