Nick Evans Location: Denver, Colorado Expertise: American classics and fusion Nick has been creating recipes for home cooks for over a decade. He is the author of Love Your Leftovers and has contributed to Parents since 2022. Experience Nick Evans is a self-taught home chef based in Denver, Colorado. He released a cookbook, “Love Your Leftovers,” in 2014. He runs a cooking blog, Macheesmo, where he has published nearly 2,000 of his own recipes. Best piece of cooking advice: "Failure is fine! Have fun!" About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.