Cory Fernandez

Associate Food Editor

New York, NY

Cory is a New York City–based associate editor at The Kitchn, who covers food trends, lifestyle, wine, liquor, spirits, food-related travel, and food features. Before working at The Kitchn, he worked as an editor at Food Network Magazine and was a contributor to The Pioneer Woman Magazine. Cory also occasionally develops recipes, tests products, and contributes SEO content for The Kitchn.
My "Can't Live Without" 3-Ingredient Dinner That Never Lets Me Down
You only need 10 minutes.
Jan 9, 2024
Our 5 Best Cooking Tricks for Nights When You Just Can’t
Because we all have those days.
Jan 8, 2024
This 6-Ingredient Mojo Pork Can Be Yours In 20 Minutes
No slow cooker? No problem.
Jan 5, 2024
My 4-Ingredient Christmas Toffee Is Always a Hit at Holiday Parties
It uses the most surprising pantry snack.
Dec 22, 2023
This "Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board" Will Make You Holiday Party MVP
O charcuterie tree, O charcuterie tree!
Dec 15, 2023
My Yule Log Cake Hack Is a Total Showstopper — And Requires Zero Baking
This is such a smart hack.
Dec 15, 2023
We're Dreaming of "White Christmas Margaritas"
They're a holiday miracle.
Dec 14, 2023
The 14 Best Cookbooks of 2023 That Our Editors Are Most Excited About
Gift yourself or your biggest food friend.
Dec 9, 2023
My Surprising One-Ingredient Party Trick for Serving Goat Cheese
It's probably hiding in your pantry!
Dec 8, 2023
I Tried “Cheater Focaccia” Using This Frozen Shortcut, and It’s Honestly Incredible
Kneading or rising? Never heard of them.
Dec 7, 2023
The Correct Way to Slice Brie
Are you doing it wrong?
Dec 2, 2023
I Tried Stanley Tucci's New Pan Collection, and It Cooks Everything Perfectly
This set is glamorous and functional.
Nov 24, 2023
A "Brandy Alexander" Is Like a Cozy Evening by the Fire, All in One Glass
Roasted chestnuts are great, this cocktail is even better.
Nov 22, 2023
The Easiest Way to Carve a Turkey
It's time to learn, once and for all.
Nov 1, 2023
26 Rules for How to Do Thanksgiving This Year
You’ll thank yourself later.
Nov 20, 2023
I Tried Dolly Parton's "Walnut Pie" and It's Definitely on My Thanksgiving Menu
So much better than pecan pie.
Nov 16, 2023
This Old-School Italian Party Trick Makes Red Wine So Much Better
If you don’t love red wine, you will after this.
Nov 13, 2023
Sohla El-Waylly's Debut Cookbook Is So Much More than Recipes
“This felt like an unachievable fantasy, like when you dream about being a rock star.” -El-Waylly on writing her new cookbook, Start Here!
Nov 8, 2023
Why Does Turkey Make You So Sleepy?
When the holidays finally roll around, one thing you know you’ll be doing is eating a lot of really delicious food. Amidst all of the honey-glazed ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and green bean casserole, you’re sure to have your fair share of roasted turkey come Thanksgiving. One feeling many of us are familiar with is post-Thanksgiving dinner fatigue.
Nov 7, 2023
The 15 Best Types of Pie You Should Know About
What's your favorite slice?
Nov 6, 2023
Arroz con Pollo Is the Cozy Chicken Dinner You Need ASAP
The ultimate chicken and rice combo.
Oct 25, 2023
What Is a Continental Breakfast?
Chances are you’ve stayed at a hotel and had the opportunity to try out the continental breakfast at some point in your life. During your stay, however, you’ve probably spent some time wondering what exactly a continental breakfast is or what does it even mean for a breakfast to be “continental”?While it may depend on the hotel itself, in general a continental breakfast typically comes with a set list of expectations.
Oct 25, 2023
What Are Kettle Chips Exactly?
What makes a kettle chip a “kettle chip” as opposed to any other kind of chip? This was the core of a debate that took place in our house over the weekend. The primary difference between regular chips and kettle chips is the processing method. Regular chips are continually cooked at a steady temperature all at once whereas kettle chips are cooked in batches. Kettle chips are also usually cut thicker than regular potato chips, which makes them crunchier.
Oct 19, 2023
The 3-Ingredient Dinner Courteney Cox Makes on Repeat
Plus, the secret ingredient she's always got stocked in her pantry.
Oct 18, 2023
Martha Stewart's Dutch Oven Is at Its Lowest-Ever Price During Prime Day
I didn't even think I needed a Dutch oven until I got this one.
Oct 10, 2023
3 Rules for Making the Absolute Best Grilled Cheese
The last one makes a HUGE difference.
Oct 10, 2023
The One Step You Should Never Skip When Baking with Canned Pumpkin
Don't worry — it's easy.
Oct 9, 2023
People Are in Complete Awe of This Viral Electric Mixer Hack
It’s been called “a stroke of genius.”
Oct 7, 2023
The Unexpected Ingredient Ina Garten Uses in Her Fall Baking
She always adds it to frosting.
Oct 5, 2023
This Hack for Fixing Burnt Cookie Bottoms Is Actually a Game-Changer
Bookmark this for the next batch you bake.
Oct 5, 2023
How Many Apples Are in a Pound?
Whether you’re shopping on a budget or with a particular dish in mind, it’s helpful to know how many apples are in a pound. After all, most grocers price apples by weight, and recipes call for a certain number of pounds of apples (in that case, four).One pound of apples is about three medium-sized apples. To qualify as medium, each apple must be about the size of a tennis ball or something you can hold comfortably in the palm of your hand.
Oct 4, 2023
So What Exactly Is a Casserole?
A category so widespread that it has a dish named after it, casseroles can be surprisingly hard to define. That said, you likely have some questions in mind, such as “What is a casserole, exactly?” and “How is a casserole different from any other meal prepared in a baking dish?” Well, the answer isn’t so straightforward. In fact, how one defines a casserole could depend on where they’re from.
Oct 4, 2023
What Are Cremini Mushrooms?
In addition to white button, cremini mushrooms are likely the most popular mushrooms you buy when at the store — and there’s a reason for that. These popular mushrooms, which have a size similar to white button mushrooms but resemble portobellos mushrooms, are super versatile in the kitchen.Though cremini mushroom are easy to find, you may be wondering what exactly cremini mushrooms are and how much do they differ from other common varieties. Here’s what you need to know.
Oct 4, 2023
What Is Quince Anyways?
Around the fall, many people reach for seasonal favorites like apples and pears. If you’re looking for something in-season but a little different, we recommend learning all about quince. Quince is a fall fruit that looks similar to apples and pears, but tastes quite different. It’s yellow in appearance, short, somewhat round, and has a relatively tough texture. Whole quince fruit is not available everywhere, but quince paste is commonly sold in stores. Read on to learn about both!
Sep 15, 2023