Blogger from Phoenix, Arizona, who is best known for her blog Handle the Heat. She has published several cookbooks including The Ultimate Cookie Handbook, Tessa's Christmas Cookies, Holiday Baking, and Cookies & Cream. She has earned over 100,000 followers on Instagram for her creations.
She has a culinary degree and over six years experience as a food writer.
Her blog has been featured in NPR, Time Magazine, People, Glamour, Reader's Digest, among many other national news outlets.
She has two dogs.
Her and Sally McKenney Quinn run popular baking blogs.