Cambria Bold

Cambria Bold is the Executive Editor of Cubby, and one of Apartment Therapy Media’s first full-time editors from way back when. She was The Kitchn's founding Design and Lifestyle Editor as well as Managing Editor of Re-Nest, Apartment Therapy’s late '00s green living site. She now thinks a lot about design, kids, and designy kids' things. She lives with her two daughters and their father in St. Paul, MN.
How to Clean a Greasy Range Hood Filter (It’s Easier Than You Think!)
When was the last time you peeked underneath your stove's hood and checked out the exhaust fan filters?
Feb 29, 2024
8 Sources for Pull-Out Kitchen Cabinet Shelves, Organizers, and Sliding Drawers
These are the best places to get pull-out cabinet shelves, organizers, and sliding drawers.
Feb 26, 2024
The 15 Best Places to Buy Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
Shopping for cabinet hardware can be overwhelming (so many options!) and underwhelming (so many not-good options!) at the same time.
Jan 5, 2024
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Quartz Countertops
Tips from The Kitchn
Plus: How much it'll cost you.
Oct 13, 2023
Smelly Sinks Are the Worst. Here Are 10 Ways to Get Rid of the Stench
Learn how to eliminate smelly sinks with these reader-tested and editor-approved tricks.
Jul 31, 2023
Skillet Dinners, Buying an IKEA Kitchen, a Quick Guide to Spices for Common Dishes, and the Best Kitchen Tool To Splurge On
Happy Saturday! Popular posts this week on The Kitchn include 10 recipes you can make in your cast iron skillet, a handy chart that gives cooking times for grains, thoughts on why we love garbage bowls, and the small, easy cooking habits that make the biggest difference in the kitchen. Enjoy!15. Letting Go: How Junk Food Made Its Way Into Our Home14. Pining for Polenta: 6 Fresh Recipe Ideas13. Season This With That: A Quick Guide to Common Spices for Common Dishes12.
Jul 25, 2023
10 Awesome IKEA Hacks for the Kitchen
Earlier today I showed you these glam IKEA shelf brackets, which were spray-painted gold to make them look much more expensive than they actually were. That got me thinking about other IKEA hacks for the kitchen, and let me tell you now… there is no shortage of ways people have manipulated IKEA furniture to suit their needs. Here are 10 particularly awesome versions, from a DIY pot rack made from IKEA components to a motorized kitchen island. TOP ROW 1.
Jul 25, 2023
Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Meat: 28 Tips and Tutorials
How do you cook and shred a pork shoulder? How do you carve a roast chicken? How do you check the temperature on a turkey? What’s the secret to crispy skin? What’s the best way to package meat before freezing? The answers to all these, plus many, many more in our definitive tips, tricks, and techniques guide to MEAT. • How to cook a turkey. • How to cook moist and tender chicken breasts every time. • How to cook and shred a pork shoulder.
Jul 25, 2023
10 Time-Saving Secrets of Laid-Back Cooks
There are cooks out there who see a three-hour cooking marathon as just another weeknight dinner. These are the cooks who like taking the long way; they do it for the challenge, the process, the joy of screwing up and starting over. (Oh, discovery!) These are the cooks who reorganize and declutter the kitchen for fun, and have never met a to-do list they didn’t like. If the previous paragraph makes you want to grab your pillow and crawl into bed: welcome.
Jul 25, 2023
5 Things You Should Do Before You Turn on a Burner
Before you pour a little oil into the pan and turn on the stove, stop.
Jul 14, 2023
The Cooking Instructions on Every Box of Mac and Cheese Are Wrong
The people have spoken.
Jun 13, 2023
10 Crisp Slaw Salads for Summer
In our opinion, hearty grain salads are immensely satisfying, and kale salads are a must. But there’s nothing quite like the cool, crisp crunch of a great slaw. Here are 10 favorites, from fresh fennel and lemon to cabbage and beet. Bring a side to your next picnic!What are you favorite slaw recipes?
May 23, 2023
10 Refreshing Salads Made With Citrus
Citrus, in all its sweet and sour goodness, is the perfect summer salad mix-in! And we have a few tasty recipes to prove it: how about blood oranges paired with feta and onion? Or grapefruit topped with parmesan and celery? We promise you—whatever your citrus craving, a few slices will wake up your salad and provide a bright burst of color. Is your mouth watering yet?
May 23, 2023
How 15 Cooks Organize Their Cookbooks in the Kitchen
We have a lot of thoughts on how to organize cookbook collections. (See: Some Thoughts On Organizing Your Cookbook Collection.) You can go by subject, author name, book size, or even color. How you choose to store and organize your cookbooks is all about personal preference, of course, but if you need some visual inspiration, where better to look than our Kitchen Tour archives? Here’s a quick peek at how 15 different cooks find ways to store their beloved cookbooks in the kitchen.
May 3, 2023
The Science of Brain Freeze
You know that feeling when you eat a spoonful of extra cold ice cream and suddenly a torturous pain spreads through your head? We’ve all experienced it. It’s Ice Cream Week on The Kitchn, so what better time to get a little science lesson on brain freeze—or rather, sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.
May 3, 2023
New KitchenAid Stand Mixer Colors, An Easy Buttermilk Substitute, Smart Tips for a Quick Breakfast, and Sriracha Salt
Happy weekend! Popular posts this week on The Kitchn include 5 ways to eat chia seeds for breakfast, an easy way to make a buttermilk substitute, some guidelines from our cheesemonger on what not to do when serving cheese, and a visual guide to the 25 kitchen items you can replace with a stand mixer. Enjoy!15. Breakfast Recipe: Baked Ricotta Blintzes with Fresh Cherry Sauce14. New Stand Mixer Colors from KitchenAid: Canopy Green, Cranberry, & Watermelon13.
May 3, 2023
17 Quick Guides to Kitchen Flooring and Countertop Materials
We dove into kitchen materials this year for all our readers embarking on a major kitchen project. Are you wondering about marble vs. quartz countertops? Cork or linoleum floors? Curious if butcher block countertops are really as hard to maintain as people say?
May 3, 2023
All About: Drawer Dishwashers
If you’ve already renovated a kitchen or are just beginning the process, you know how overwhelming the details can be. Our Fittings and Material Spotlights are quick guides to basic kitchen fixtures to familiarize you with terminology, pros and cons, and relevant reader reviews. Today we look at dishwasher drawers: Overview: Dishwasher drawers came onto the market a few years ago. Fisher-Paykel launched the style, and it was followed up in recent years by other major kitchen brands.
May 3, 2023
The 5 Most Important Things to Know About Your Refrigerator
Where would we be without refrigerators? If you’ve ever lost electricity for any period of time (as I have recently, thanks to the intense heat and an overloaded electrical grid), you understand quite quickly and keenly the crucial role the refrigerator plays in everyday life. That’s why it’s one of the five greatest breakthroughs in food science, and rightfully so.
May 3, 2023
Our 15 Best Posts on Small Kitchen Living: Tips, Solutions, and Products
Small kitchen cooks unite! We know that many of you have small kitchens (many of the Kitchn writers and editors do, too!), so we often write about small kitchen concerns. There’s a lot of helpful information already in our archives, so I thought it was high time to round up 15 of our best posts on the subject, from the #1 multi-tasking tool you should have in your small kitchen to great ideas gleaned from the annual Small, Cool Kitchens Contest.
May 3, 2023
Za’atar Farm Tour, Hand-Drawn Sandwich Bags, Vegetarian Pasta Dishes, GIF Knife Skills, and Gwyneth’s New Cookbook
Happy Saturday, folks! Popular posts this week on The Kitchn include a tour of a za’atar farm in Lebanon, five great reasons to make pizza at home, essential knife skills explained through GIFs, the best ice breakers, and a review of Gwyneth Paltrow’s new cookbook — complete with spirited comments from our readers! Enjoy catching up, and have a great weekend. 15. Eat the Rainbow! This Poster Shows You the Vitamins in Your Fruits & Vegetables 14.
May 3, 2023
Defending Kid Food, One Bowl Meals, a Budget Wedding Menu, Winter Greens Pesto, and How To Cook Stovetop Beans
Happy January Saturday! Take a few minutes this mid-winter day to catch up on our most popular posts from the week, including a look at what chefs cook when they have the flu, favorite non-soup lentil recipes, and a tour of a sweet, imperfect kitchen in Portland. Enjoy! 15. In Defense of “Kid Food” 14. How To Cook Beans on the Stove 13. Winter Mood Lifters: 7 Foods Thought To Boost Energy & Make You Feel Perkier 12. A Homey Wedding Budget Meal for 120: The Menu 11.
May 3, 2023
10 Tiny Rental Kitchens That Make It Work
Who says bigger is better? Part of what we love about our weekly Kitchen Tour feature is that we get to see real cooks making real kitchens work. So today we salute the small rental kitchen with all its cramped quarters and quirks, and the owners who devise storage strategies and infuse joy into their space, whatever its handicap. When the love of cooking and eating is the thing, everything else is workable.
May 3, 2023
Look! A Hideaway Cabinet Coffee Area
Breakfast bars, or separate “morning areas,” are coveted details in kitchens with room to spare. In smaller kitchens, hideaway features, like this tabletop, are incredibly useful. What about combining the two features and creating a hideaway breakfast area—in this case, a roll-out cabinet dedicated to your morning joe, complete with pot-filler faucet!
May 3, 2023
A Small & Swanky Thanksgiving, Potatoes for Dinner, and What to Do When a Friend Asks You To Pay for Thanksgiving
Happy Saturday, everyone! Popular posts this week on The Kitchn include a spirited discussion on what to do when a friend asks you to pay for Thanksgiving, a look at Faith’s small and swanky Thanksgiving dinner, the difference between corn syrup and high-fructose corn syrup, and Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s five essentials for wildly delicious weeknight meals. Enjoy! 15. How to Make a Thanksgiving Centerpiece (And Eat It Afterwards) 14. Corn Syrup vs.
May 3, 2023
Nora Ephron’s Rule of Four, an Infographic for Introverts, One-Dish Suppers for a Crowd, and The Kitchn’s Cookbook!
Welcome to Saturday, friends! Popular posts this week on The Kitchn include our super exciting news that we’re writing a cookbook (!), a guide to helping you choose the right seat at a dinner party, a revealing video showing what 2,000 calories looks like, and easy, one-dish suppers for two or ten. Enjoy! 1. Brian’s Practical Logan Square Kitchen 2. Shot Glass Appetizers: All-In-One Finger Foods For Your Next Party 3. We’re Writing The Kitchn Cookbook! 4.
May 2, 2023
10 Ways to Use Zucchini, Easy Ways to Bake a Potato, a Glamorous Kitchen Tour, and the Best Way to Save Tomato Paste
Happy Saturday! Popular posts this week on The Kitchn include seven ways to eat canned salmon for dinner, what happens when a health inspector visits your home kitchen, Mollie Katzen on how to become a great home cook, and three easy ways to bake a potato. Enjoy! 15. Recipe: Scallops with Lime and Cilantro 14. 7 Sneaky Ice Cream Treats Pretending To Be Something They’re Not 13. The Best Way to Save Tomato Paste (And Use It Later) 12.
May 2, 2023
How To Shuck Corn, Charcoal vs. Gas Grilling, Great Frozen Treats, Mainstream Hangover Cures, and Small Cool Kitchens
Happy Saturday, friends! Popular posts this week on The Kitchn include a scientific look at which method of grilling — charcoal or gas — is better, an explanation for why heirloom tomatoes have scars, a tutorial on how to shuck corn to get rid of all the silks, and all the kitchens from week two of our Small Cool Kitchens contest! 15. 5 Hangover Cures That Went Mainstream 14. What I Fed to 15 Cross-Country Bikers 13. Charcoal vs.
May 2, 2023
10 Best Uses for the Food Processor, a Simple Way to Clean the Blender, Big Batch Breakfasts, and The Kitchn is Hiring!
Happy Super Bowl weekend, friends! Popular posts this week on The Kitchn include recipes for garlicky roasted broccoli and a kale and quinoa salad, 15 money-saving ways to outsmart your supermarket, the cheapest way to make a pour spout for a mason jar, and a post on how to apply for one of the many positions we’re hiring for! Enjoy. 15. How To Cook Steel-Cut Oats in 30 Minutes 14. Recipe: Polenta Bowl with Garlicky Spinach, Chicken Sausage & Poached Egg 13.
May 2, 2023
Shot Glass Appetizers: All-In-One Finger Foods For Your Next Party
The first time I saw mini grilled cheese sandwiches sticking out of a small glass of tomato soup, I thought: what a brilliant idea. Take a favorite food pairing — crudites and dip, shrimp and aioli, milk and cookies — and put it all in an easy-to-handle shot glass (or other small container). No fiddling around, just fun all-in-one finger food that make perfect party appetizers.
May 2, 2023
Kokeena: Real Wood Ready-Made Cabinet Doors for IKEA AKURUM Kitchens
There are a lot of good reasons to go with an IKEA kitchen if you’re remodeling, most notably the good price and modern design. However, if you’re not thrilled with IKEA’s door front options, there is a compromise: Kokeena, based in Portland, Oregon, offers real wood ready-made doors specially made to fit IKEA cabinets!
Mar 23, 2023
5 Great Kitchen Islands Under $300
They're perfect for any space and budget.
Mar 8, 2023
5 Reusable Produce Bags That’ll Help You Ditch All That Plastic
They're all pretty cheap, too.
Feb 27, 2023
The Best Modern Farmhouse Dining Tables You Can Buy
Whether you're a farmhouse traditionalist or looking for something with some modern flair, there's something on this list for everybody.
Feb 24, 2023
Why Isn’t Everyone Talking About These Savory, Sweet & Snappy Trader Joe’s Crackers?
I couldn't stop saying, "Mmmm, these are so good. These are SO GOOD."
Jan 31, 2023
Cleaning the Oven That’s Never Been Cleaned (And Mostly Succeeding)
Before horror (left) and after (right) — so much better, but the door is still gunky. Day 4 Task: Deep clean You know things are serious when it’s 10:30 at night and your oven is caked in baking soda, your oven racks are soaking in the bathtub, your tea kettle is bubbling with boiling water to pour over your stovetop grates, and your husband is on his hands and knees washing the floor with a sponge because you realized too late you didn’t have a mop in the house.
Dec 14, 2022