Photo/Hillary Welsh

Photo/Hillary Welsh

Carol Hilker is a cookbook author, food writer and recipe developer based in Chicago, Illinois. Her specialization is recipe development and testing, food writing and cookbook consulting.

Her writing has been featured online and in such publications as Thrillist, Serious Eats, Time Out Chicago, the Chicago Sun Times, USA Today, the Today Show, A.V. Club and many other local, national and international outlets.

She is also the author of six cookbooks: Fitzgerald's Taste of France, Breakfast for Dinner, Dirty Food, Chicken Wings, Pie Pops and Mmm...Marshmallows.