Choya Johnson

Choya Johnson is a recipe developer and published model who spends his time managing his all natural beverage company, Peach State Drinks. When he's not busy closing deals, the food enthusiast — who enjoys all things tasteful — can be found creating flavorful drinks and southern-style meals on his food-focused social media account, @theamateurkitchn.
I Tried Ree Drummond’s Cowboy Quiche and It’s Just as Good as Everyone Says
It easily feeds a family of six.
Aug 4, 2023
I Compared Costco's Pizza to Sam’s Club's and Was Shocked at Which Was Better
One was bigger, but that's not necessarily a good thing.
Jul 28, 2023
I Tried the Viral Jam Water Recipe
It’s shockingly good.
Jul 28, 2023
I Tried Trader Joe’s Jalapeño Limeade Margarita and Have a Lot of Thoughts
If you can handle the heat, this cocktail might be for you.
Jul 23, 2023
This Collard Greens Recipe Is Just Like the One My Grandmother Used to Make
It’s one of my family's favorite traditions.
Jun 17, 2023
I Tried Reba McEntire’s “Strange Juice” Cocktail, and It’s the Refreshing Drink You Need This Summer
“It’s citrusy and sweet, and makes for a refreshing drink whether you’re hosting a party midday or just hanging out in your backyard for a summer night.”
Jun 16, 2023
I Tried the Viral Diet Coke and Espresso Drink, and It’s the Midday Pick-Me-Up We All Need
It can definitely provide a boost of energy for those needing it.
Jun 14, 2023
I Tried Ina Garten’s New Favorite Way to Make Baked Potatoes And I’m Hooked
“I now see myself making this more often than I expected!”
Jun 7, 2023
I Tried King Arthur’s Strawberry Cheesecake Cupcake Recipe, and It’s a Keeper
“This is definitely not a quick and easy recipe, but the result is surely worth all of the work you put into it.”
Jun 4, 2023
I Tried Stanley Tucci’s Controversial “Ginloma” Cocktail, and It’s Now My Go-To Summer Cocktail
“It’s super refreshing and all of the ingredients blend together so well.”
May 19, 2023
Brown Sugar and Bacon Brussels Sprouts Will Make You a Brussels Believer
Take it from a former Brussels sprouts hater.
May 15, 2023
I Tried the Recipe for “the Best Lemonade,” and This Is How It Compared to My Own Lemonade Company
“As the co-owner of a small beverage business specializing in seasonal brown sugar lemonade, some may even say I’m a stickler for making the perfect lemonade.”
May 13, 2023
I Tried the Banana Pudding Cheesecake Ice Cream Recipe Everyone Is Obsessed With
It’s nothing short of delicious!
May 1, 2023
I Tried the Wildly Viral 5-Ingredient Asparagus Pasta Recipe and It Was So Good, I Made It Twice
A simple and quick pasta with minimal ingredients? Definitely here for it.
Apr 24, 2023
I Tried the $4 Trader Joe’s Snack That Everyone is Going Wild Over
It’s the ideal mix of spice, seasoning, and crunch.
Apr 21, 2023
I Tried the Popular Trader Joe’s Pastry That Shoppers Can’t Get Enough of, and I Get the Hype
They’ll keep you coming back for more.
Apr 18, 2023
I Tried the Viral Taco Burger Recipe, and It’s the Ultimate Mash-up of Two of My Favorite Foods
Honestly, who doesn't enjoy a good burger or taco?
Apr 14, 2023
I Tried the Trending Crispy Potato Pom Pom Recipe and It May Be My New Favorite
An easy and fun spin on your favorite starch!
Apr 9, 2023
I Tried Grandbaby Cakes’ French Onion Sheet Pan Chicken Recipe
The recipe, which is lifted from her new cookbook, Everyday Grand, is a standout in terms of flavor.
Mar 28, 2023
I Tried the Costco Lobster Rolls Kit That Everyone Is Raving About, and It May Have Made Me a Believer
“Normally, lobster rolls can cost around $15-25 per roll and this pack brings them to about $10 per roll, making this a total bang for your buck.”
Mar 24, 2023
I Tried the Upside-Down Pizza Recipe That Only Uses Aldi Ingredients
It’s the best $20 I’ve ever spent!
Mar 17, 2023
Brown Sugar Cornmeal Waffles Transport Me Back to My Grandmother's Kitchen
I can still remember my first time tasting a cornmeal waffle covered in a blanket of butter and syrup.
Feb 14, 2023
I Tried TikTok’s Wildly Popular Rice Waffle Recipe, and Sushi Fans Are Going to Love This One
It’s a light lift for anyone trying to enjoy a quick and easy meal.
Feb 9, 2023
Blackened Catfish & Smoked Gouda Grits Is My Spin on My Grandma's Recipe
The homemade blackened seasoning adds a Cajun flare.
Feb 1, 2023
Stanley’s Cocktail Collection Is Some of the Best Gear I’ve Used in a Long Time
It's the perfect addition to any bar cart!
Jan 6, 2023
I Tried the Baked Potato Hot Dog Mash-up Recipe and It May Just Be Next Summer’s Big Trend
If you like being a little extra, this will definitely be a recipe for you!
Dec 21, 2022
These Crispy Parmesan-Crusted Roasted Potatoes Are Life-Changing
The crunch is worth the hype.
Nov 23, 2022
I Tried TRUFF’s New White Truffle Oil — And It’s Definitely Earned a Spot in My Kitchen Cabinet
This is one oil you need to get your hands on ASAP!
Oct 11, 2022