CHERRY BOMBE 100:
Home Cook Heroes
Joy Wilson, aka Joy the Baker, is the ultimate food blogging success story, having turned her daily dabbles in butter and sugar into a career that spans writing, photography, teaching, and Instagram stardom. Joy’s blog has received countless accolades and her work has appeared on sites like Food52, The Kitchn, and Buzzfeed. She’s written three cookbooks, the Joy the Baker Cookbook, Homemade Decadence, and Over Easy and her popular @drakeoncake Instagram account has more than 200,000 followers. A native California girl, Joy now lives in New Orleans, where she hosts weekly baking and photography workshops at her studio, The Bakehouse.