Samantha Cochran

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Kansas City, MO
Sweet Briar College
Coffee, Cookware, Small-batch Recipes
  • Samantha began honing her expertise in food and beverages during her years spent as a dining server, bartender, and barista.
  • She recently tested, rewrote, digitized, and privately published her family's many recipes, some over a hundred years old, into an heirloom family cookbook.
  • Samantha's hobbies include converting large baking recipes into versions that only serve one or two people— because sometimes you only need ONE cupcake.


Samantha has worked as a full-time content writer since 2020, focusing on the food, beverage, and lifestyle niches. She began as a staff writer for Just Coffee Lovers and Roasty Coffee, where she wrote recipes, extensive feature articles, "best-of" lists, and product reviews dedicated to all things coffee. She also recently worked as a kitchen product review writer for Prudent Reviews, where she wrote deep-dive review pieces on kitchen appliances and cookware. In her spare time, she's an avid home cook who is always on the hunt for weird and unique recipes to try.


Samantha received an interdisciplinary Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Sweet Briar College in 2016.
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