Justine Lee

Recipe Production Coordinator

New York, NY

Justine Lee is Kitchn's Recipe Production Coordinator and a food writer and recipe developer based in NYC. Her writing frequently appears in Food52, Bon Appetit, Food Network, The Infatuation, among others. She has also been featured in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. In her past, Justine has worked in various professional kitchens and food companies. This, along with her Korean-American culinary identity and a lifelong passion for baking, often informs her work. You will find Justine drinking iced coffees year-round, even in a snowstorm with gloves on.
A Beginner's Guide to Kimbap — Korea's Iconic Finger Food
It’s infinitely customizable.
Jun 3, 2023
I Tried Grossy Pelosi’s Cherished Family Pasta Salad, and It Totally Exceeded My Expectations
Meaty, cheesy, briny, zesty, and so garlicky — what more could you want?
Jun 2, 2023
The 30 Best Recipes to Cook in June 2023
Grilling season starts now.
Jun 1, 2023
The 10 Most Popular Recipes We Published This Month
Here’s what you all were obsessed with making this month.
May 30, 2023
This Popular French Quick Bread Is My Favorite Way to Eat Cake All Day
And it uses up leftovers!
May 27, 2023
10 Recipes that Will Turn You into a Steamer Basket Person
For when you want a nourishing, flavor-packed meal — STAT.
May 26, 2023
20 Cool and Crisp Dinner Salads for Spring
Elaine Benes would approve of these big salads.
May 23, 2023
I Tried Omsom’s New Saucy Noodles and Found My New 4-Minute Dinner
“They were thick, bouncy, chewy, cooked beautifully every time, and so satisfying to slurp across all four flavor tastings.”
May 22, 2023
17 Fresh Recipes to Bring Leftover Bread Back to Life
Stale bread is a very good thing.
May 20, 2023
I Tried These Adobo Chocolate Chip Cookies and They’re Salty-Sweet Bliss
This won’t be the last time I make these!
May 12, 2023
33 Winning Recipes for Your Derby Day Party
Get all the delicious inspo you need to host the perfect party.
May 5, 2023
The 31 Best Recipes to Cook This May
What Kitchn editors will be cooking and baking this month.
May 1, 2023
The 10 Most Popular Recipes We Published This Month
You better believe that our copycat Costco peanut butter pie made the list.
Apr 30, 2023
20 Mother’s Day Lunch Ideas to Celebrate Mom
These fun (but easy) recipes are sure to impress.
Apr 27, 2023
I Tried BTS Jung Kook’s Ramen Recipe and It Was Life-Changing
Every BTS ramen moment goes viral among their fans, and most recently on Weverse (a K-pop online artist-to-fan community app), member Jung Kook shared a recipe for what he called “Bulguri.”
Apr 25, 2023
20 Recipes to Serve a Crowd That Won’t Break the Bank
Everything you need to know about hosting a budget-friendly weekend brunch, holiday dinner, barbecue cookout, and cocktail party.
Apr 19, 2023
25 Retro Recipes Worthy of a Comeback
Discover old-school classics like Johnny Marzetti, porcupine meatballs, and coronation coleslaw.
Apr 18, 2023
15 Great Meal Ideas That Start with a Bag of Frozen Fries
The possibilities are endless.
Apr 17, 2023
Scallion Cream Cheese Scones Are a Fun Twist on the Classic Bagel Combo
And, they give sweet scones a run for their money.
Apr 13, 2023
I Tried Grilled Chocolate and It Was a Revelation
It’s a simple but elegant fast track to melty, crispy, super-chocolaty euphoria.
Apr 12, 2023
Ina Garten’s Coconut Cake Was the First Recipe I Ever Baked
And I haven’t stopped making it ever since.
Apr 7, 2023
20 Trader Joe's Recipes We Make on Repeat
The easy (budget-friendly!) dinner inspo we all need.
Apr 6, 2023
Is This the Best Grocery-Store Cake You Can Buy? TikTok Seems to Think So.
Stores get hundreds of orders during holiday weeks.
Apr 4, 2023
The 20 Ina Garten Recipes We Can't Live Without
Jeffrey would definitely agree.
Apr 2, 2023
The 30 Best Recipes to Cook This April
Like a lemon-y icebox pie, bourbon-glazed ham, and creamy spring veggie risotto.
Apr 1, 2023
27 Very British Recipes Even Ted Lasso Would Love
Have a British bite without having to travel across the pond, let alone leave your house.
Mar 27, 2023
Pistachios Are Having a Moment — Here Are Our 12 Favorite Recipes
If you feel like you’re seeing them *everywhere* right now, you’re not alone.
Mar 23, 2023
The Jonas Brothers Made a Popcorn with Priyanka Chopra — So, of Course, I Had to Try It
Buttered movie-theater popcorn walked so Priyanka’s Mumbai Nights could run!
Mar 22, 2023
I've Memorized the Recipe for This 5-Minute Breakfast Egg Wrap
It's an adaptation of jian bing, a popular breakfast sold as street food in northern China and Taiwan.
Mar 18, 2023
I Tried Carolina Gelen’s Wildly Controversial Chocolate Feta Cookies
So you don’t have to … or should you?
Mar 17, 2023
12 Can’t-Miss Irish Desserts to Make for a Sweet Saint Patrick’s Day
Boozy floats, DIY Baileys Cream, buttery shortbread, and more.
Mar 16, 2023
The 15 Quiche Recipes We Want to Eat All the Time
Packed with cheese, greens, bacon, and everything in between.
Mar 13, 2023
Here’s a Super-Easy Way to Make Bubble Tea at Home (Thanks, TikTok!)
It has the perfect amount of tutti-frutti sweetness.
Mar 6, 2023
The 31 Best Recipes to Cook This March
Now’s the time to celebrate the best of both winter and spring cooking.
Mar 1, 2023