Michelle Darrisaw

Michelle Darrisaw
Title: Fact Checker
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Education: University of Alabama, Clark Atlanta University
Expertise: Food, wellness, recipes, meal planning, and e-commerce

Michelle Darrisaw is a journalist specializing in entertainment and lifestyle-driven content. She’s edited recipes and written about food, beverages, meal planning, health, and wellness for publications such as Cooking Light, Southern Living, MyRecipes.com, ESSENCE, and Oprah Daily.


  • Has spent more than a decade researching, fact checking, and writing content for both print and digital publications.
  • Has extensive experience creating and editing product round-ups and recommendations for e-commerce content.
  • Worked as community manager and editorial liaison for Cooking Light’s subscription-based meal plan, editing recipes and writing weight-loss success stories.  



About The Spruce Eats

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