Ellyn Eddy

Ellyn Eddy

Author and editor
Cookware testing
Food preparation

Location: Chicago, USA


  • Ellyn specializes in culinary topics, product reviews, and pet care subjects. Notable experience in B2B ghostwriting, B2C sales copy, and content creation for nonprofit organizations.
  • Versatile writer and editor with a profound love for research and storytelling, authoring six published books, five of which cater to children and young adults.
  • Key contributor to diverse platforms, including works for the American Symphony Orchestra in New York.


Ellyn Eddy is an accomplished author and editor with a profound expertise in the culinary domain. Ellyn boasts extensive hands-on experience in creating wedding cakes and a deep cultural connection to hosting and food preparation in her community.

If you're looking for advice on how to recreate that fancy dish from your favorite restaurant, Ellyn is the friend you'd call. When she isn't writing, Ellyn is out there baking wedding cakes, hosting big family get-togethers, and making sure new moms in the community get a healthy home-cooked meal.

When she's not juggling all that, she’s probably with her kids, showing them the ropes in the kitchen or out in the garden, or maybe even making a movie.


  • Completed rigorous online courses in writing and content marketing.
  • Gained valuable insights into the nitty-gritty of writing while working with top-notch web publishers and writing mentors.
  • Having ghostwritten for big players in various industries, Ellyn learned to navigate diverse niches, adapting her voice to cater to different audiences.

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2024 Strata Carbon Clad Cookware Review – Does It Live up to the Hype?

Early test results are in! New to the cookware market in 2024 is Strata: the hybrid carbon steel pan. Does it live up to the hype it gathered on Kickstarter?

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GreenLife vs Caraway Cookware

2024 Caraway Nonstick Ceramic Pan vs. GreenLife Soft Grip Pan Review

Caraway is top-of-the-line ceramic cookware. GreenLife is a budget brand. Is there a significant difference in how they cook? Or how long they last? I tested both.

Blue Diamond vs GreenPan

2024 GreenPan vs Blue Diamond Ceramic Pan Review

Both GreenPan and Blue Diamond cookware get large displays at my local homewares store. But there’s a secret: they might actually be the same pan.

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Carote vs Caraway

Carote vs Caraway: Which Ceramic Pan is Best for You?

Carote and Caraway are similar in name only! They are both ceramic-coated aluminum pans but have very different strengths and features. I tested both – here are my thoughts.

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GreenPan vs Caraway

Caraway vs GreenPan: Which Ceramic Pan is Worth Buying?

Caraway and GreenPan Valencia are top contenders for the best ceramic-coated fry pan. They look and feel very similar. I tested both to see which one to keep in my kitchen.

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2024 GreenPan Valencia Pro vs. GreenLife Soft Grip Pan Review

GreenPan and GreenLife are ceramic pans made by the same company. But the brands cater to different markets. We tested both – Is the better pan worth the price?

Greenlife cookware review

GreenLife Cookware Review: Should You Buy it in 2024? (Answered)

Tired of wasting money on nonstick pans that are nothing but a sticky, frustrating mess? We test the GreenLife Soft Grip 12” Frying Pan so you don’t have to!

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The Best Lightweight Cookware

Best Lightweight Cookware- Our 2024 Top Picks!

We share the best lightweight cookware, whether you’re a senior, a camper, or just tired of struggling under the weight of a full pan. See the best lightweight cookware!

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Wok vs. Frying Pan: Do You Need Both?

What is the difference between a wok and a fry pan? Can you substitute a frying pan for a wok? It all depends on what you’re cooking and what kind of stove you have!

GreenPan Valencia Pro Frying Pan Review

GreenPan Valencia Pro Cookware Review

You’ve heard about GreenPan’s claims of a superior nonstick cooking experience. We test the Valencia Pro to see if it can live up to its promises.

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Dutch Oven vs Slow Cooker (Crock Pot) – Which Should You Buy?

Can you convert a Dutch oven recipe to a slow cooker? Does Le Creuset or Crock Pot make a better stew? Which is more efficient? I tested both of them for this article!

Caraway Cookware Review

Caraway Ceramic Cookware Review after 1 Year of Use (2024)

Why is Caraway cookware so popular? Is it really non-toxic or just greenwashed? Check out our in-depth review to learn why Caraway scored 78/100 on our tests.

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Le Creuset Alternatives

Love Le Creuset But Not the Price? 9 Great Alternatives You’ll Love.

Is there a good alternative to Le Creuset? You bet there is! We break down some of the popular options and choose the best alternatives!

Staub Dutch Oven Review

2024 Staub Enameled Cocotte (Dutch Oven) Review After 2 Years of Use

Staub may not be as well known as Le Creuset, but it should be. Read our Staub Dutch oven review and find yourself falling in love with this versatile piece of cookware.

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Le Creuset Review

2024 Le Creuset Dutch Oven Review – Is It Worth It?

Le Creuset made the original enameled French oven – but does it stand the test of time? Is Le Creuset worth it despite the high price? Here’s my honest opinion.

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What Is Titanium Nonstick Coating

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Discover titanium nonstick coating and find out if it’s really more durable, or if it is all hype. Find out if titanium cookware is safe.

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(Granite) CAROTE Cookware Review

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A %currentyear% CAROTE review of their white granite cookware. Is it a winner or a stone cold loser? Read this in-depth review to find out!

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Enameled Cast Iron vs Ceramic Cookware

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What’s the difference between enameled cast iron, ceramic, and ceramic coated pans? Which one cooks better and is healthier? See our detailed review.

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Why is Le Creuset So Expensive

10 Reasons Why Le Creuset Is So Expensive

Le Creuset is known to be a premium, expensive brand. Just why is it so costly, and why do so many consumers clamor for Le Creuset?

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Lodge Enameled Dutch Oven Review

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I’m a Le Creuset snob who gave Lodge’s enameled Dutch Oven a try. Does it hold up to Le Creuset’s standard, or is it a poor substitute?

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Matfer Bourgeat Vs De Buyer Mineral B Carbon Steel Pan

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The De Buyer Mineral B has been a chef favorite for decades – but the Matfer Bourgeat gives it a run for its money. Find out which carbon steel pan is best in this detailed review.

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Why Is Staub Cookware Expensive?

Why is Staub So Expensive? Is It Worth it?

Though not as old as Le Creuset, Staub is a famous French brand with quite a price tag. Why is Staub cookware so expensive, and is it worth the money? Let’s find out!

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Are Dutch Ovens Dishwasher Safe

The Ultimate Guide to Dutch Oven Dishwasher Safety 

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Is quality cast iron cookware made in the USA? You bet it is! Treat yourself to excellence with our list of USA-made companies and favorite cast iron pieces.

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Master Dutch Oven cooking in your oven! Learn safe temperatures, oven-cooking tips, and one-pot meal ideas. Elevate your cooking game today!

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Strata Clad Carbon Steel Pan

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Strata Pan makes a bold attempt at redefining carbon steel cookware. Will it deliver on its promise of creating lighter, even-heating carbon steel pans?

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Matfer Bourgeat Black Carbon Steel Pan

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The Matfer Bourgeat Black Carbon Steel Pan is hailed by restaurant owners, YouTubers, and home chefs as the best of the best – but why? Get the details in this review.

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We cooked in Le Creuset, Staub, and Lodge enameled iron Dutch ovens for two months to see if the high-end brands were worth the expense.

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How To Cook With Enameled Cast Iron

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Unlock the full potential of your enameled cast iron cookware with this simple guide! Learn the ins and outs of how to use your enameled cast iron and become a kitchen master.

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Explore the lifespan of ceramic pans. Get insights into durability, maintenance and tips for making it last longer.

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Blue Diamond Cookware Review

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