Alicia Betz

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Pennsylvania, PA
Penn State University, Michigan State University
Kitchen Products, Baking, Family Meal Recipes
  • As a child, Alicia was a taste tester for Chef Boyardee.
  • Alicia regularly tests kitchen products, from lunch boxes to cookware to small appliances.
  • She believes no holiday is complete without the smells and tastes of delicious baked goods: pumpkin pie and caramel corn on Halloween, cinnamon rolls and cookies on Christmas, and chocolate cake with peanut butter icing on her kids' birthdays.


Alicia is a freelance writer specializing in food, home, kitchen, parenting, and education topics. Her writing has been featured in The Kitchn, Forbes Vetted, Scholastic, Insider, AARP, Yahoo News, and more. After graduating from college, she taught high school English before beginning writing professionally in 2016. She started her career as a ghostwriter and now writes features, news, and product reviews for many online publications.


Alicia earned her bachelor of science degree in education from Penn State University with concentrations in English and communications. She earned her master of arts in education from Michigan State University with concentrations in literacy and technology. She also holds certificates in literacy and online teaching and learning.

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