Ashley Poskin

Ashley traded the quiet life of a small town in a big house for the hustle and bustle of the Windy City. On any given day you might find her working on a freelance photo or blogging gig, wrangling her little darling, or walking Chuck the boxer.
We Tested 5 Methods for Getting Grease Stains Out of Clothing, and 2 Blew Us Away
Cleaning Showdown
The winner took less than 5 minutes.
Dec 31, 2023
We Tried 4 Methods for Cleaning Greasy Oven Racks and Found a Clear Winner
Cleaning Showdown
Two of the methods had the best results, but one of those became our favorite.
Oct 24, 2023
We Tried 5 Methods for Removing Sticky Stickers — And We Were Blown Away by the Winner
Cleaning Showdown
One method removed the sticker *and* the sticky residue!
Oct 24, 2023
We Tried 4 Methods for Cleaning Impossibly Dirty Grill Grates — And We’re Still Blown Away by the Winner
Cleaning Showdown
You'll just need two things that are already in your kitchen.
May 22, 2023
I Switched to Foaming Hand Soap to Save a Little Money—Here’s How to DIY It
After realizing we spent $500 on hand soap in a year, I said "never again."
Jan 25, 2023
We Tried 5 Methods for Cleaning Dutch Ovens and Found a Clear Winner
Cleaning Showdown
The winner has actually been Kitchn's preferred method for years.
Nov 29, 2022
We Tried 5 Methods for Cleaning Stained Plastic Containers
Cleaning Showdown
The winning method was certainly a surprise.
Sep 28, 2022
We Tried 5 Methods for Cleaning a Burnt Pan and Found a Clear Winner
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
We did not predict these results.
Sep 23, 2022
We Tried 5 Methods for Cleaning Cast Iron Skillets and Found a Clear Winner
Cleaning Showdown
Spoiler: It's the method Kitchn has been using all along!
Sep 5, 2022
I Cleaned My Oven Door with a Dishwasher Tablet
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Here's how it went.
Aug 31, 2022
Best Way to Clean Enameled Stove Grates
Cleaning Showdown
This $5 cleaner got gross, greasy stove grates looking good as new.
Aug 16, 2022
10 Surprising Things You Can Clean Using Dishwasher Tablets
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
You know, besides the dishes in your dishwasher.
Dec 31, 2021
Before & After: I Cleaned My Oven Using a Pumice Stone
Before & After
It seems like taking a hard stone to a metal surface would be a bad idea ...
Dec 6, 2021
This Amazing Little Stick Helped Bring My Cast Iron Skillet Back from the Brink
Before & After
It reminds me of deodorant!
Oct 22, 2021
Before & After: I Redid My Cabinets Using Marie Kondo’s New Organizers from The Container Store
Before & After
In true Marie Kondo style, the products are simple, beautiful, and serene.
Jul 26, 2021
The Super-Surprising Way to Get Stains Out of Your Carpet
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
The results will amaze you!
Jun 28, 2021
I Gave My Pantry a Home Edit-Inspired Makeover — Here’s How It Went
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
Plus, the five organizers that really made a huge difference.
Jun 14, 2021
We Set Out to Find the Best Coffee-Maker Cleaner — And One Thing Became Very Clear, Very Quickly
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
If you use your drip coffee machine on a regular basis, please read this story.
May 27, 2021
I Tried the Popular $0 Candle Hack That’s All Over the Internet — And You Should, Too
Tips from The Kitchn
The whole thing took just 10 minutes!
Mar 2, 2021
The Single Best Thing I Ever Did for My Pantry Has Nothing to Do with Cleaning or Organizing
Tips from The Kitchn
"It was a literal lightbulb moment."
Feb 27, 2021
These Glass Food Storage Containers are Seriously Brilliant
Tools
Give your leftovers some love!
Feb 7, 2021
I’ve Been Living with My Home Edit-Inspired Pantry for 3 Months Now — Here’s How It’s Holding Up
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
ROYGBIV order is pretty and all. But is it functional?
Feb 7, 2021
We Tried 5 Methods for Cleaning Grease Stains Off Glass Bakeware — And Our Pyrex Will Never Be Dirty Again
Cleaning Showdown
Can a Magic Eraser win our showdown? Let's find out!
Jan 8, 2021
I Used an Iron to Clean Red Wine Stains from the Carpet (Because TikTok Told Me To) — Here’s How It Went
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
The results were seriously impressive. There's just one catch.
Oct 27, 2020
Turns Out, Mason Jars Make Great Drawer Organizers
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
Yes, you read that correctly.
Oct 21, 2020
We Tried 5 Methods for Cleaning Plastic Cutting Boards and Found 2 Clear Winners
Cleaning Showdown
Pick either of these winning methods! You can't go wrong!
Sep 17, 2020
I Organized My Parents' Kitchen Drawers Without Buying a Single Thing
Before & After
The after photos feature a super smart Mason jar hack.
Aug 27, 2020
I Tried a Dozen Popsicle Molds and These Were, Hands-Down, the Best
Shopping
This set is extra perfect if you have kids.
Aug 23, 2020
I Organized My Messy Freezer with a Single Trip to the Dollar Store
Before & After
The "after" photo is so satisfying.
Aug 14, 2020
Before & After: I Gave My Plain, Rental Dining Room a Fancy New Look
Before & After
It's SO glam! And it can all be undone when it's time to move.
Aug 9, 2020
Why I've Started Putting Car Wax on My Stovetop
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
"I'm just mad I didn't now about this sooner!"
Aug 1, 2020
Cleaning Gel Is the Answer for Everyone Who’s Been Eating Over a Laptop These Last 4 Months
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Crumbs galore!
Jul 23, 2020
Before & After: This Bold Renter-Friendly Dining Room Paint Job Will Totally Wow You
Before & After
It's gorgeous. And the renter can just take it down whenever she wants!
Jul 12, 2020