Christine Gallary

Food Editor-at-Large

San Francisco, CA

Christine graduated from Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France, and she has worked at Cook's Illustrated and She lives in San Francisco and loves teaching cooking classes. Follow her latest culinary escapades on Instagram.
I Tried This Clever Hack for Super-Moist Meatballs — Here’s What Happened
The results presented a wide array of textures and flavors.
2 days ago
Magnolia Bakery Just Launched 3 Cookies Inspired by the Bakeshop’s Famous Banana Pudding — So, of Course, I Had to Try Them
Inspired by the bakeshop’s famous banana pudding cups!
2 days ago
This $6 Tool Is So Essential, I Have Two in My Kitchen at All Times
Even my appliance repair person says I should always have two of them on hand.
Mar 22, 2023
This Shortcut Butter Chicken Is One of My All-Time Favorite Easy Dinners
Saucy deliciousness comes together in less than 30 minutes.
Mar 18, 2023
Creamy Baked Mac and Cheese Cups Are a Snackable Twist on the Classic Dish
An easy-to-eat hit with kids and adults alike.
Mar 8, 2023
Potato Chip Cookies Are the Best Sweet-Savory Snack
Chewy sugar cookies with crunchy potato chips are an irresistible sweet-savory combination.

Mar 8, 2023
I Tried Cookie-Stuffed Brownies and I Can’t Get Over How Good They Are
Impressive and dead-simple to make.
Mar 6, 2023
Air Fryer Chicken Taquitos Are Perfectly Crispy
(And they barely require any oil.)
Feb 23, 2023
The Brown Butter Furikake Chex Mix I Can’t Stop Making
I’ve had other furikake Chex mixes before, but this version is my favorite.
Feb 19, 2023
Banana Bars Are the Ultra-Luxe Cousin to Banana Bread
Cream cheese frosting is the secret weapon.
Feb 14, 2023
Instant Pot Beef Stroganoff Is a Fast Twist on a Cozy Classic
It's equal parts savory and creamy.
Feb 2, 2023
Crab Rangoon Dip Is a Party-Approved Twist on the Chinese Takeout Favorite
The recipe comes straight from my favorite local restaurant.
Jan 27, 2023
Japchae Is the Ultimate Korean Stir-Fried Noodle Dish
It's the perfect combo of sweet, savory, and toasty.
Jan 22, 2023
Bao Boards Will Make Your Lunar New Year Celebration Extra Fun and Delicious
It's the most epic party platter.
Jan 19, 2023
30 Delicious Recipes to Make for Lunar New Year
Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with dumplings, noodles, and more.
Jan 18, 2023
Chinese Steamed Buns Are Pillowy-Soft, Slightly Sweet, and Best Eaten Warm
Fill them however your heart desires.
Jan 14, 2023
Chocolate-Covered Pretzels Are the Easiest No-Bake Treat
You just need two ingredients.
Jan 10, 2023
Milk Bread Buns Are Pillowy, Fluffy Clouds of Perfection
They make the best sliders.
Jan 10, 2023
3 Types of Rice to Use for Making Risotto (and Which to Skip)
These varieties make the creamiest and most comforting risotto.
Jan 7, 2023
Spicy Shrimp Creole Is the Ultimate Comfort Food
The magic is in the easy homemade shrimp stock.
Dec 20, 2022
Instant Pot Vegetable Soup Cooks in Less than 5 Minutes
The easiest, most delicious way to get your daily dose of veggies.
Dec 19, 2022
Instant Pot Pork Shoulder Is the Fastest Way to Make Delicious Pulled Pork
Use it as the base for many great meals.
Dec 18, 2022
What’s the Difference Between Flank Steak and Skirt Steak?
Flank steak and skirt steak are both long, odd-looking cuts of steak. Wonder if you’ve ever eaten either of them? If you’ve ever had fajitas, then chances are it was skirt steak. In most recipes, they can be used interchangeably, so how are these cuts actually different from each other? The flank is located at the cow’s bottom abdominal area, while the skirt is a thin, flavorful cut located in the diaphragm area.
Dec 17, 2022
The Most Important Things to Know About Prime Rib Roast
Everything you need to know about buying and cooking prime rib.
Dec 9, 2022
Sous Vide Chicken Breast Guarantees Juicy Chicken Every Single Time
Set it and forget it.
Nov 19, 2022
The 4 Most Delicious Ways to Cook Lobster Tail
Cooking them is way easier than you'd think!
Nov 17, 2022
We Published This Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe More than 8 Years Ago, and It’s Still Our Favorite
Skip the oven and take things outside.
Nov 12, 2022
Baked Lobster Tails with Garlic Butter Are Easy and Absolutely Delicious
The meat is cooked perfectly every time.
Nov 10, 2022
Here’s What to Keep and Throw Out After a Power Outage
A guide to help you both monitor and know what to do with food when there's no electricity.
Nov 9, 2022
This Spinach Omelet Is One of My Favorite 5-Minute Meals
It's perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
Nov 7, 2022
Super-Soft Ricotta Cookies Are a Bakery-Style Treat Everyone Will Love
They're soft, frosted, and topped with sprinkles.
Nov 6, 2022
Do You Know How Many Teaspoons Are in a Tablespoon?
Of all the cooking conversions to memorize, this is one of the most useful. Learn how to convert teaspoons to tablespoons here.
Nov 5, 2022
What Is Carnival Squash? And How Do You Cook with It?
Learn more about this colorful winter squash.
Oct 24, 2022
This Denver Breakfast Casserole Is the Simplest Way to Feed a Crowd
One baking dish is all you need.
Oct 18, 2022
How to Make Perfect San Francisco-Style Cioppino
It sounds fancy, but actually comes together rather quickly.
Oct 14, 2022
What Are Brussels Sprouts?
And are they really from Brussels?
Oct 13, 2022