Ariel Knutson

Arie was the Features Director at Kitchn. She lives in Los Angeles.
42 Easy Sides That Make Soup a Meal
Soup definitely counts as dinner if you serve one of these satisfying sides with it.
Sep 15, 2023
15 Packable Lunches You Won’t Have to Reheat
While I sometimes bring previously hot leftovers from dinner to work, these dishes don’t always taste amazing when reheated in the microwave. The answer, of course, is to bring a lunch that doesn’t need reheating in the first place. And happily for us all, there’s a slew of options for delicious cold lunches I can put together the night before. Always remember, your cold lunches don’t need to mean boring sandwiches or measly salads. You deserve better than that.
Jul 19, 2023
10 Light & Fresh Dips for Spring Snacking
Now that it’s spring it’s time to change up your snack game. The promise of warm weather requires that you ditch your hearty snacks and try something fresh, something you could never get in a vending machine: dip! These lighter dip options like grilled guacamole and spicy hummus with lime and jalapeño will pair perfectly with cold, crunchy spring vegetables or your favorite tortilla chip.
May 25, 2023
40 of Our Best Easter Brunch Recipes
When in doubt, deviled eggs are always a good place to start.
Mar 27, 2023
Submit Your Grocery Diary for Kitchn’s Series
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Jan 4, 2023
34 Recipe Ideas for Your Holiday Cookie Exchange
Three cheers for cookie season.
Dec 5, 2022
10 Recipes That Defined the 1960s
This week we’re talking about recipes that define a decade, starting with the 1960s. Made more popular in the last few years from Mad Men, the recipes of the 60s are defined by strange chicken dishes, the continued domination of Jell-O and other fluff desserts, cocktail party appetizers like onion dip (seen above), and of course anything Julia Child. Some of these recipes remain relevant in recent decades, but they will always have a strong history in the 60s.
Aug 15, 2022
25+ Bright & Fresh Recipes to Use Up a Bunch of Dill
Why let it wilt in your fridge when there's pickle-brined chicken and ranch quick bread to be had?
Apr 8, 2022
35+ Essential Thanksgiving Recipes to Try This Year
Not sure what to make this year? We've got you covered.
Nov 15, 2021
35+ Essential Thanksgiving Recipes to Try This Year
Not sure what to make this year? We've got you covered.
Nov 15, 2021
What the CEO of an Ice Cream Company Eats Every Day (Other than Ice Cream)
The Way We Eat
Name: Natasha CaseLocation: Los Angeles, CANumber of people who eat together in your home: Four (Natasha and her wife, Freya, plus their two children, Remy, 4, and Nico, 1)Avoidances: NoneNatasha Case always has ice cream at home — and her son Remy knows it. “He literally just wakes up and asks for ice cream in a cone. It’s the first words out of his mouth. I’m not kidding,” she laughs. His favorite flavors?
Aug 29, 2021
Let’s Cook, Bake, and Eat! Here Are Kitchn’s Picks for Cookbook Club Through the End of 2021.
Cookbook Club
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Aug 4, 2021
We Tried 8 Different Kinds of Coconut Water — Here Are the 3 We’ll Buy Again
Taste Test
If you're a coconut water person, these are the three you should try!
Jun 13, 2021
Can Peppermint Oil Get Rid of Mice? Yes. Here's How to Use It.
Tips from The Kitchn
You'll either need some cotton balls or a spray bottle.
May 27, 2021
I Tried the Gorgeous Electric Kettle That Everyone Is Obsessed With — Here’s My Honest Review
Bonus: It's on sale for a limited time only!
May 26, 2021
Get Inspired! Here Are Our June, July, and August 2021 Picks for Kitchn’s Cookbook Club.
Cookbook Club
Read on to see what cookbooks we chose for the coming months, and why!
May 19, 2021
The Rolling Pin We Can’t Stop Talking About After Brunch Fest
It's just so pretty.
May 9, 2021
I Can’t Get Over the Dreamy Peel-and-Stick Pink Backsplash in This Kitchen
Brunch Fest
It's great for rentals!
May 8, 2021
14 Delicious Recipes Starring Chicken and Mushrooms
Go ahead, name a better duo.
May 7, 2021
This Brilliant Twist on Cinnamon Rolls Is So Good I Don’t Even Know Where to Begin
Recipe Review
It tasted like an Oreo? But with dough? An Ore-DOUGH?
Apr 26, 2021
This $35 Food Processor Is So Shockingly Good, I’ll Never Upgrade
"It chops and dices and makes the creamiest hummus."
Apr 23, 2021
Ina Garten’s Mushroom Lasagna Is the Comforting Dinner I Keep Coming Back To
The Comfort Food Collection
The recipe comes from Barefoot Contessa at Home, and it feels peak Ina with its everyday extravagance.
Mar 28, 2021
25 Tasty Turmeric Recipes to Spice Up Your Life
Have you fallen in love with turmeric yet?
Mar 11, 2021
Hawa Hassan Cooks and Eats Like the Grandmothers in Her Cookbook (And Hopes You Will Too)
The Way We Eat
We caught up with the author of "In Bibi's Kitchen" to talk about the best cooking tip she learned from the grandmothers in her cookbook, where she gets her groceries in New York, and her biggest struggle in feeding herself.
Mar 7, 2021
Mark Your Calendars! We’re Announcing Kitchn’s Cookbook Club Picks for March, April, and May 2021.
Cookbook Club
Read on to see what cookbooks we chose for the coming months, and why!
Feb 17, 2021
15 Things You Probably Shouldn’t Put in the Dishwasher
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Baking sheets! Knives! Nonstick pans!
Feb 9, 2021
21 Cooking Habits to Ditch This Year
It's time to say goodbye to the things that waste your time, cost you money, and sacrifice the overall quality of your meals.
Jan 29, 2021
Costco Is Finally Testing Curbside Pickup
It's currently available at three stores in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Jan 20, 2021
Our February Pick for Cookbook Club Is “The Flavor Equation” by Nik Sharma
Cookbook Club
Learn more about this cookbook and buy a copy!
Jan 19, 2021
I’m a Beauty Shop Owner (and Former Pastry Chef). This Is How We Eat.
The Way We Eat
We caught up with Diana to talk about how becoming a parent changed the way she sees personal care, her favorite beauty products, and how her cooking habits have changed during the pandemic.
Jan 10, 2021
12 Inspiring Home Cooks Tell Us the Recipe They Made Most in 2020
From the perfect chocolate chip cookie, to tomato egg drop soup, here are the recipes that some of our favorite cooks made over (and over) again.
Dec 19, 2020
A Week of Traditional Mexican Dinners from Cookbook Author Mely Martínez
A Week of Dinners
We talked with Mely about the reader favorite recipes from her cookbook, the grocery store she goes to for all her favorite Mexican ingredients in Texas, and the five recipes she makes on an average weeknight.
Dec 18, 2020
Our January Pick for Cookbook Club Is “Falastin” by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley
Kitchn Cookbook Club
If you're a fan of all things Ottolenghi, you're going to want to follow along next month.
Dec 15, 2020
How a TikTok-Famous Beekeeper Takes Care of 5 Million Bees in Central Texas
The Way We Eat
We talked with Erika Thompson of Texas Bee Works about her weirdest bee removal this year and how working with bees has changed the way she eats.
Dec 13, 2020
The Top 3 Food Trends for 2021, According to Pinterest
Bland is out.
Dec 10, 2020
Trader Joe’s Just Leaked Info on 9 New Products Hitting Shelves for the Holidays
Beef en Croute! Truffle Hot Sauce with Black Truffles!
Nov 23, 2020