Andrea Rivera Wawrzyn

Associate Food Editor, The Kitchn

Andrea is the Associate Food Editor at The Kitchn. She is a lifelong chef and full-time clog enthusiast. Her passions include grabbing more books at the library than she can read in the time allotted and the relentless pursuit of the perfect burrito. She lives in Salem, MA with her husband and two cats.
6 Condiments You Can Leave Out (Ketchup, Mustard & More)
Save yourself some shelf space.
May 24, 2024
This Rule-Breaking Hack Makes Cutting a Mango 100x Easier
Cut it like an avocado.
May 23, 2024
8 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Pasta Salad — and How to Do It Right
No more soggy, sad salads.
May 22, 2024
"Cowboy Beans" Is the Summer Side That Won't Even Last 10 Minutes at a Barbecue
Classic condiments take this barbecue side to the next level.
May 20, 2024
All the Different Types of Paprika — Plus How to Use Them
They each have their own distinct flavor.
May 17, 2024
Can Apple Juice Mask the Flavor of Tequila?
Can apple juice perform miracles?
May 16, 2024
The 1-Ingredient Restaurant Trick to Elevate Frozen Pizza
It’s extra cheese, but better.
May 16, 2024
Over-Easy vs Sunny-Side-Up Eggs: What's the Difference?
You'll get a runny yolk either way.
May 15, 2024
I Just Found the Only Way I’ll Ever Cook My Morning Oatmeal Again (It’s Not What I Expected)
It depends on how much time you’ve got on your hands.
May 15, 2024
The Foolproof Ratio to Make an Easy Frittata Any Time
It's the easiest dinner you'll ever make.
May 14, 2024
10 Spring Vegetables and How to Use Them
Make the most of your farmers market haul.
May 13, 2024
I Made the Viral Chicken Crust Caesar Salad Pizza so You Never Have To
It’s not for everyone. Nor is it pizza.
May 9, 2024
4 Ways to Use Fennel Stalks and Fronds
The flavor goes all the way up!
May 7, 2024
How to Store Mint So It Stays Fresh for Weeks
Step one: Remove it from the plastic container.
May 7, 2024
What is Tajín? (And How Do You Use It?)
It’s great on almost everything.
May 4, 2024
Tamari vs. Soy Sauce: What's the Difference?
It's not just wheat.
May 3, 2024
Freezer Bags vs Regular Storage Bags — Is There a Difference?
Protect your leftovers the right way.
May 1, 2024
This Restaurant Trick for Juicing Lemons Is Shockingly Easy
Who needs a juicer when you have tongs?
May 1, 2024
You Can't Ripen a Pineapple (No Matter What Everyone Says)
Put away that paper bag; it’s not going to help.
Apr 30, 2024
You've Been Cutting a Jalapeño Wrong Your Entire Life
Burning hands, begone.
Apr 29, 2024
The One Step I Never Skip for Way More Delicious Rice
Plain rice gets a glow-up.
Apr 26, 2024
The "Tug Test" Farmers Swear by to Pick the Best Pineapple
Definitely do this at the grocery store.
Apr 26, 2024
These Stuffed Chicken Breasts Prove It's What's on the Inside That Counts
Who says chicken breasts have gotta be boring?
Apr 25, 2024
The Only Matzo Ball Soup Recipe You'll Ever Need
We've got the secret to fluffy and dense matzo balls.
Apr 25, 2024
The Best Substitute for Lime Juice (Plus 6 More Options)
No, it’s not just lemons.
Apr 24, 2024
The Best Way to Fry Eggs (I Tested 8 Methods!)
The winner was a surprise.
Apr 18, 2024
The Totally Magical 1-Ingredient Dessert I'm Making All Spring
It’s shockingly simple.
Apr 17, 2024
6 Types of Honey, Explained
There’s more to honey than just bees.
Apr 17, 2024
The 5 Best Types of Bread for a Grilled Cheese
It’s just as important as the cheese.
Apr 12, 2024
I Just Learned the "Most Wild" Way to Peel an Egg Without Using My Fingers
You’ll never waste time hunched over the trash again.
Apr 11, 2024
4 Popular Types of Lentils, Explained
We can’t pick a favorite.
Apr 10, 2024
Persian vs. English Cucumbers: Here's the Real Difference
They’re both great — but they're not the same.
Apr 8, 2024
This Pineapple Salsa Will Make You Forget All About Tomatoes
Perfect balance of sweet and heat.
Apr 5, 2024
This 1-Ingredient Oatmeal Upgrade Is So Good, I’ve Made It Every Day for a Week
Breakfast has never been easier.
Apr 4, 2024
The Restaurant Asparagus Trick I Always Do to Make It Seriously Amazing
This little known rule will change how you prep the spring vegetable.
Apr 3, 2024