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7 Instagram Accounts For Beginner Cooks Ready To Level Up Their Kitchen Skills

By | Sunday, August 02, 2020

There’s a good chance that quarantine has you spending more time in the kitchen. Like us, you might find yourself making more meals at home and experimenting with new ingredients and recipes.

For some of us, home cooking is an entirely new skill and a welcome (but perhaps challenging) break from dining out and ordering in.  If you’re just getting started on your cooking journey, you may be looking for resources to hone your skills and learn a few new ones. These deliciously inspirational Instagram accounts can help.

Pasta Grannies

Italian grandmothers teaching you how to make pasta — do yourself a favor and follow! They post tutorials to the grid and walk you through each step.

Jessica in the Kitchen

Jessica Hylton Leckie is an award-winning photographer, videographer and home chef who shares her vegan and gluten-free recipes on Instagram, like these crispy, spicy cauliflower wings.

America’s Test Kitchen

It’s where “curious cooks become confident cooks.” In addition to their tasty recipes, ATK also posts story tutorials for various cooking skills, like picking a good kitchen knife or shopping for different seasonings.


Ravneet Gill, pastry chef and author of The Pastry Chef’s Guide, makes the delicate art of baking look completely doable on Instagram. She shares recipes and videos with baking tips and even hosted a cookalong earlier this year. Her London-based pop-up bakery, Puff, also has its own Instagram account with snippets from their School of Pastry tutorials.


They post recipes, tutorials, and tips straight to the grid. One of our favorites: This Sous-Vide French Toast with Chef Kat Weathers

The FeedFeed

The Feedfeed is actually a crowdsourced food Instagram account that features recipes, tips, and tutorials, mostly from home cooks. (You can share, too, with the hashtag #thefeedfeed!)



Smitten Kitchen

If you’re looking for delicious but easy-to-make, everyday dessert and dinner recipes, Smitten Kitchen has you covered.  While they don’t typically post tutorials to the grid, they do share fancy recipes that are totally doable for beginner cooks.

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