Image 6487327   Mackenzie Schieck

Mackenzie Schieck

location-pin Seattle, WA

School: Western Washington University

Expertise: food news; grocery shopping; food trends; home decor

Mackenzie Schieck

  • 20 years of experience in lifestyle and food writing
  • Founder of the food blog, Pine and Crave
  • Owner of Schieck Spaces, an interior design and styling company


Mackenzie has been working in digital media, specifically in food and lifestyle, for nearly 20 years. She freelances for sites like Taste of Home, Allrecipes, Apartment Therapy, Amazon Home and more. Besides writing, Mackenzie has also honed the crafts of recipe development and photography, and styles both food and interiors. She turned her passion for home styling into a company in 2023. At Schieck Spaces in Seattle, she offers interior design and styling services. When she’s not busy designing homes, Mackenzie is still creating recipes, finding the best lattes and making marshmallows.


Western Washington University, bachelor's in English, writing emphasis

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

I Made Air-Fryer Apple Pie Bombs and They Were Even Better Than They Sound

Craving apple pie but don't have the patience to make one? These apple pie bombs are for you!

Aldi Advent Calendars Will Be Back in Stores on November 1

Aldi Advent calendars drop on November 1—and we expect the wine, beer and cheese calendars to sell out ASAP!

I Made the Gilmore Girls Coffee Cake Cookies and Lorelai and Rory Would Approve

Where you lead, I will follow...straight to the kitchen to make Gilmore Girls coffee cake cookies!