Kara Nesvig

Kara Nesvig grew up on a sugar beet farm in rural North Dakota and did her first professional interview with Steven Tyler at age 14. She has written for publications including Teen Vogue, Allure and Wit & Delight. She lives in an adorable 1920s house in St. Paul with her husband, their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Dandelion and many, many pairs of shoes. Kara is a voracious reader, Britney Spears superfan and copywriter — in that order.
Here’s How to Avoid the Dreaded IKEA Couple’s Fight, According to Relationship Therapists
Never go shopping when you're hungry or thirsty! (It’s basically impossible to be upset when you’re sipping a lingonberry soda.)
Jul 20, 2022
10 Kitchen Tips, Habits, and Hacks I Learned from Apartment Therapy Last Year
Tips from The Kitchn
Don’t dump that pasta water!
Jan 18, 2022
10 Tips All Costco Shoppers Need to Hear This Time of Year
Tips from The Kitchn
Planning a holiday party? Read this first.
Dec 13, 2021
The First (and Last) Thing You Should Do Before Recycling Any Food Container
Tips from The Kitchn
Don't be so fast to put that ball of foil in the recycling!
Dec 7, 2021
8 Ways to Rearrange Your Fridge So That You Actually Eat Everything You Buy
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
These tips will save you money, too!
Oct 8, 2021
5 Easy Rules to Follow for a Successful “No-Buy Month,” According to Financial Experts
Tips from The Kitchn
Start smart and you'll make it all the way through!
Sep 9, 2021
8 Everyday Kitchen Tools You Probably Need to Replace ASAP
Shopping
That old, warped baking sheet isn't doing you any favors!
Sep 1, 2021
7 Easy Ways to Save Time and Money at Trader Joe’s
Tips from The Kitchn
These expert tips come from Trader Joe’s superfans!
Aug 20, 2021
5 of the Worst Things You Can Do at a Cookout
Tips from The Kitchn
And what you should do instead!
Jul 29, 2021
7 Surprising Things You Should Refrigerate (and 4 You Shouldn’t!)
Tips from The Kitchn
Pillowcase in the fridge?! Yes!
Jul 8, 2021
The Best Cookbook for Your Summer, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Shopping
A contemplative, thoughtful Libra might enjoy some intense baking, while an adventurous Aries may prefer lots of spice and plenty of intricate steps to follow.
Jun 25, 2021
5 Bad Kitchen Habits You Might Have Started Recently — And How to Fix Them
Tips from The Kitchn
Please, please, please stop doing these!
May 14, 2021
13 Kitchen-Related Tips the Readers at Apartment Therapy Want Everyone to Know About
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
These tips will help you save money, clean more effectively, and enjoy your kitchen just a bit more.
May 5, 2021
10 Unitasking Kitchen Tools That Are Totally Worth It, According to These Home Cooks
Shopping
You might want to make room in your own kitchen for some of these finds.
Apr 22, 2021
The Kitchen Tool You Should Try Next, According to Your Zodiac Sign
Shopping
It's written in the stars!
Apr 8, 2021
9 Trendy Kitchen Gadgets That Are Total Must-Haves (and 6 That Aren’t), According to Experts
Shopping
Guess where a salad spinner falls on this list?
Jan 19, 2021