Janet A. Zimmerman

Title: Freelance Recipe Developer and Culinary Instructor
Location: Atlanta, GA
Expertise: home cooking, date night cooking, meals for two

Janet A. Zimmerman has two decades of experience as a food writer and instructor. She's a bestselling cookbook writer and recipe developer.


  • Award-winning food writer
  • Author of five cookbooks including the bestselling "Instant Pot Obsession"
  • More than 20 years of experience teaching culinary classes



About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.

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