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.
30 Mother’s Day Lunch Ideas to Celebrate Mom
Mother’s Day wouldn’t be complete without an impressive lunch to celebrate mom (think: flavorful quiches, springtime salads, and big sandwiches!). But you don’t have to make a reservation at a fancy restaurant to treat her to a great, impressive meal. Below is a collection of recipes that will help you show lots of love to the moms in your life, including tortellini salads, puff pastry tarts, fresh chopped salads, and a big charcuterie board or antipasto platter for the table.
May 9, 2024
The Grocery Store Guide to Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce’s Relationship
Is there a food deal this power couple isn't behind?
Mar 16, 2024
25 Ina Garten Recipes We Can’t Stop Making
Call on Ina if you need a simple, easy, and accessible solution for a delicious breakfast, lunch, dinner, drink, or dessert. She’s also a massive vibe, inspiring the likes of the Coastal Grandmother movement and the dreamy culinary scenes that have become one and the same with Nancy Meyers movies.
Feb 1, 2024
15 Quiche Recipes You’ll Want to Make Week After Week
I can’t think of a brunch dish classier than a good slice of quiche. With a savory, custardy filling — often speckled with all types of cheeses, veggies, and meats — and a buttery-rich crust, quiche is downright showstopping. It’s the dreamiest dish to dig into for a special family breakfast, a weekend brunch, or simple lunch or dinner.
Dec 8, 2023
For the Most Special Banana Bread, Add This One Ingredient to the Batter
It really takes it to the next level.
Oct 8, 2023
The Brown Sugar-Cinnamon Pancakes I Make Every Fall
Every bite is hot, gooey, and ultra-crispy.
Sep 14, 2023
30 Recipes You Should Make This September
How to start the fall season off on a delicious note.
Sep 1, 2023
Our 10 Most Popular New Recipes This Month
Everything we loved to eat as we celebrated the last whispers of summer.
Aug 31, 2023
12 Brilliant Desserts That Start With a Box of Cake Mix
And end with more than just cake.
Aug 28, 2023
11 Amazing Ways to Cook With Okra (That Go Way Beyond Gumbo)
It’s time to fall for the beloved Southern vegetable.
Aug 26, 2023
20 Unbelievable Beet Recipes Worth Your Consideration
Fall in love with the unsung root vegetable.
Aug 10, 2023
Our 50 Most-Saved Recipes of All Time
Well, what are you waiting for?
Aug 9, 2023
11 Easy Hacks to Instantly Upgrade Fried Eggs
All you need to do is to open your fridge or pantry.
Aug 8, 2023
This Slightly Controversial Ingredient Is the Secret to Better Carbonara
It's a fraction of the cost of guanciale or pancetta.
Aug 5, 2023
10 Martha Stewart Recipes Pro Home Cooks Swear By
In honor of Martha Stewart's birthday today (August 3), we talked to some of our favorite home cooks about the Martha recipes they love the most.
Aug 3, 2023
31 Recipes You Should Make This Month
Get inspiration to fuel your cooking and eating this August.
Aug 1, 2023
Our 10 Most Popular Recipes of July
Y'all couldn't stop making cowboy butter.
Jul 31, 2023
Our Most Popular Recipes This Year (So Far)
Like a mid-year census, but for recipes.
Jul 27, 2023
TikTok Recipes You’ll Actually Want to Make on Repeat
A true Gen Zer has spoken.
Jul 25, 2023
10 Best Ina Garten Recipes We Make Every Summer
If you can't hang with Ina in East Hampton, this is the next best thing.
Jul 13, 2023
5-Ingredient Mochi Ice Cream Is Even Better When You Make It Yourself
Forget the ice cream cones!
Jul 8, 2023
The Kitchn’s Top 31 Ideas for What to Cook This July
The July bucket list of things to cook, bake, eat, and sip.
Jul 3, 2023
Our Most Popular Recipes of June 2023
It's time you learned about "Strawberry Delight."
Jul 3, 2023
This “Shatterproof Glassware” Is Worth the Hype — And It’s on Sale
I dropped these on the floor and they still look great!
Jun 29, 2023
The 18 Best Warm Noodle Dishes to Get You Through Winter
Noodles swimming in hot broth, stir-fried with hearty winter vegetables, and draped in thick and glossy sauces.
Jun 23, 2023
17 Baking Recipes That Don't Require Eggs
Cakes, cookies, and loaves so good, you'll forget something's missing.
Jun 23, 2023
50 Amazing Budget-Friendly Dinner Recipes
You don’t need to break the bank to eat well.
Jun 23, 2023
A Beginner's Guide to Kimbap — Korea's Iconic Finger Food
It’s infinitely customizable.
Jun 2, 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