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25 Kitchen Essentials That Every Home Cook Needs

In my opinion, every home cook needs certain kitchen essentials. These basics make cooking easier, more efficient, and—best of all—more enjoyable. With the right tools and equipment, you’ll have more flexibility in the kitchen. You can whip up a …


In my opinion, every home cook needs certain kitchen essentials. These basics make cooking easier, more efficient, and—best of all—more enjoyable. With the right tools and equipment, you’ll have more flexibility in the kitchen. You can whip up a creamy pureed soup with a great blender, get a perfect sear in a cast-iron skillet, and make pancake batter or cookie dough with good measuring cups, mixing bowls, and a trusty silicone spatula. I’m sharing my complete list of these kitchen essentials below, plus recommendations of brands I use and love. I hope it helps you stock your kitchen with long-lasting, […]

The 6 Best Matcha Powders of 2023

If you’re buying matcha powder for the first time, it’s hard to know where to start. Depending on how and where this Japanese green tea powder is grown and produced, it can vary widely in terms of taste and color, not to mention price. Read…


If you’re buying matcha powder for the first time, it’s hard to know where to start. Depending on how and where this Japanese green tea powder is grown and produced, it can vary widely in terms of taste and color, not to mention price. Readers often ask me which matcha powder is the best, but here’s the thing: there isn’t one best matcha powder for everyone. The qualities of the matcha you pick should depend on how you want to use it, and how often. A stronger, culinary grade powder is better for baking, while a ceremonial grade one is […]

The 4 Best KitchenAid Attachments of 2023

My KitchenAid stand mixer has a permanent spot on my countertop. It’s an invaluable tool for making baked goods like cookies, bagels, and pizza dough, but that’s not all. My collection of KitchenAid attachments can turn the mixer into a pas…


My KitchenAid stand mixer has a permanent spot on my countertop. It’s an invaluable tool for making baked goods like cookies, bagels, and pizza dough, but that’s not all. My collection of KitchenAid attachments can turn the mixer into a pasta maker, spiralizer, ice cream maker, and more! Below, you’ll find my guide to the best KitchenAid attachments. These add-ons can simplify your everyday cooking by doing tasks like slicing, shredding, weighing, and grinding, or they can take the place of an entire standalone appliance, saving space in your cabinets. I’m highlighting my favorites below, all of which have stood […]

The 21 Best Father’s Day Gifts For Foodies

I started looking for a Father’s Day gift for Jack last week, and I had so much fun browsing and coming up with ideas that I thought I’d put together a gift guide to share with you! Below, you’ll find my picks for the best Father&#821…


I started looking for a Father’s Day gift for Jack last week, and I had so much fun browsing and coming up with ideas that I thought I’d put together a gift guide to share with you! Below, you’ll find my picks for the best Father’s Day gifts for any type of foodie—coffee lovers, chocolate lovers, those who love homemade pizza or firing up the grill… Have fun looking through them! I hope you find a great gift for the dad in your life. 🙂 The Best Father’s Day Gifts 1. For The Dad Who Loves to Grill: Cast Iron […]

The Best Memorial Day Sales of 2023

If you’ve been wanting to upgrade some items in your kitchen, Memorial Day weekend is a great time to shop. Over the next few days, you can find Memorial Day sales on big ticket items like air fryers and blenders as well as stainless steel and ca…


If you’ve been wanting to upgrade some items in your kitchen, Memorial Day weekend is a great time to shop. Over the next few days, you can find Memorial Day sales on big ticket items like air fryers and blenders as well as stainless steel and cast-iron cookware, coolers, ice cream makers, and more. To help you discover some of the best Memorial Day 2023 kitchen deals, I’ve rounded up a few that caught my eye below. I hope you find something you love. Happy long weekend! My 6 Favorite Memorial Day Sales 1. Staub Cast Iron 5-qt Tall Cocotte […]

The Best 2023 President’s Day Kitchen Sales

When it comes to kitchen appliance deals, President’s Day is like the Black Friday of February. You can find some of the best prices of the year on stand mixers, air fryers, blenders, and more! I often recommend my favorite small appliances, cook…


When it comes to kitchen appliance deals, President’s Day is like the Black Friday of February. You can find some of the best prices of the year on stand mixers, air fryers, blenders, and more! I often recommend my favorite small appliances, cookware, and other kitchen products to readers, so today, I thought I would highlight some of the President’s Day kitchen sales that are currently running for these items. If you’re in the market for one, you can snag it for a great price this holiday weekend! You’ll find my picks for the best President’s Day kitchen sales below. […]

The 11 Best Vegetarian Cookbooks of 2023

With my latest cookbook Love & Lemons Simple Feel Good Food coming out on April 25 (available for pre-order NOW!), I thought it would be fun to round up some of the best vegetarian cookbooks that have inspired me in my own cooking. As a three-time …


With my latest cookbook Love & Lemons Simple Feel Good Food coming out on April 25 (available for pre-order NOW!), I thought it would be fun to round up some of the best vegetarian cookbooks that have inspired me in my own cooking. As a three-time cookbook author, I appreciate the time and effort that go into creating a book–the recipe testing, the writing, the photography, and more. I have so much respect for other writers who combine these elements into exciting and accessible vegetarian cookbooks. When I write a book, my goal is to offer ideas and inspiration that […]