Ashton Epps Swank Ashton Swank is a cookbook author, recipe developer, freelance writer, and photographer. She has been writing about food for nearly 12 years. Ashton is the owner of Something Swanky, a food blog that publishes three to four dessert recipes each week. Highlights: * Nearly 12 years of food writing experience * Author of Party Popcorn cookbook, published 2014 * eBay Influencer Partner, over seven years * Owner of Something Swanky food blog, nearly 12 years * Recipes featured in Parade Magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, and Real Simple About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.