Lauren Masur

Lauren was the Groceries Editor for Kitchn.
Our 10 Favorite Places to Buy Spices in 2022
There's no better time to upgrade your spice cabinet.
Dec 30, 2022
This $10 Jarred Pasta Sauce Is Worth Every Penny — Here’s Why
But it's not the brand you think it is.
Dec 19, 2022
The Food Containers That Actually Get Me Packing My Lunch More (They’re on Sale for Prime Day!)
They're going to make you excited to pack lunch (we promise).
Oct 12, 2022
The Trader Joe’s Bag of Frozen Vegetables I’m Buying on Repeat This Spring
It's the perfect summer side dish, too!
Apr 29, 2022
9 Things Italian Grandmas Do to Make Hosting Easier and Better
Tips from The Kitchn
Always have to-go containers on hand!
Dec 23, 2021
What to Buy at Trader Joe’s for the Best Christmas Morning Breakfast
Yes, Pancake Bread is on this list.
Dec 13, 2021
Do I Have to Clean My Dishwasher? (And Is It Bad I Never Have?)
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
While the dishwasher is hard at work washing my dishes, isn't it also washing itself?
Nov 27, 2021
The Surprising Store-Bought Appetizer Julia Child Always Served on Thanksgiving
Hint: Kids love them!
Nov 11, 2021
6 of Ina Garten’s Favorite Kitchen Gadgets
Her favorite pepper grinder is so underrated!
Oct 18, 2021
4 Things Professional Organizers Would Never Tell You for Free
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
There's no such thing as a free lunch, but here's some free advice!
Oct 17, 2021
7 Things House Cleaners Desperately Wish You Knew
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Whether they're coming to clean your kitchen or not.
Oct 7, 2021
The Single Best Cleaning Tip I Learned from My Italian Mom
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Mom knows best!
Oct 1, 2021
This Portable Mini Crock-Pot Will Completely Change How You Pack Lunch
Never deal with cold desk soups or communal microwaves ever again!
Sep 10, 2021
The Super-Easy Way to Figure Out When Your Grocery Store Is the Least Busy
Don't forget about this super-helpful Google Maps feature.
Sep 10, 2021
The Worst Kitchen Renovation (and Decorating!) Advice These Designers Have Ever Heard
Tips from The Kitchn
You might actually want to think twice about that work triangle.
Sep 1, 2021
We Tried 4 Celebrity Chefs’ Favorite Nonstick Pans and Here’s the One We Liked Best
Product Review
We side with Gordon Ramsey on this one!
Aug 27, 2021
We’re a Family of 4 in Spokane — Here’s How Much We Spent on a Week’s Worth of Groceries During This Terrible Heat Wave
Grocery Diaries
"The average for this week is 95°F, which is an improvement from last week’s 110°F"
Jul 19, 2021
One Tiny Tip to Make Wine Shopping Much Less Overwhelming
Summertime Wine
It just might lead you to lots of other bottles that you like!
Jul 19, 2021
I’ve Tried Countless Non-Dairy Ice Cream Bars — Now This Is the One I’m Buying on Repeat
You'd never guess these were plant-based.
Jul 18, 2021
The $4 Trader Joe’s Dressing That Makes Every Salad Taste Better
It tastes like you just made it at home in a blender!
Jul 15, 2021
The Biggest Thing People Get Wrong About Organic Meat and Produce
If you shop at farmers markets ever, keep this in mind.
Jul 10, 2021
If You Love Garlic, This Bottled Salad Dressing Is the Only One You’ll Ever Need
It makes you want to eat nothing but salad.
Jul 9, 2021
This Unexpected Store Has a Snack Selection That Seriously Rivals Most Supermarkets
It's not just a place to buy toiletries and fill prescriptions.
Jul 4, 2021
The $8 Upgrade for the Best-Ever Scrambled Eggs
Put it on scrambled eggs, roasted veggies, popcorn, and more!
Jul 3, 2021
I’m the Grocery Editor at Kitchn and These Are, IMHO, the Best Chip & Dip Combos of All Time
What would you add to this list?
Jul 2, 2021
The 10 Best Groceries to Buy from Trader Joe’s If You Have an Air Fryer
Crispy magic awaits!
Jun 26, 2021
The 10 Best Summer Wines from Trader Joe’s, According to a TikTok Sommelier
You'll get the most bang for your buck with these bottles!
Jun 24, 2021
The Shredded Cheese from Trader Joe’s Everyone Should Have in Their Fridge
Naturally when Trader Joe's launched a shredded version of their most sought-after cheese, it was a hit.
Jun 20, 2021
The 10 Best Plant-Based Groceries at Trader Joe’s
The dips and spreads! The alt milks! The soy chorizo!
Jun 18, 2021
The Most Underrated Section at Trader Joe’s You’re Probably Overlooking
We had a hard time narrowing the list down to just the five best!
Jun 15, 2021
A Michigan Mom on How Teaching Her Son to Cook Brought Them Closer Together
The Way We Eat
We talked grocery shopping for a pre-teen, her favorite food memory from the past year, and all the ways that cooking together helped the duo grow even closer.
Jun 13, 2021
I’m an Accountant in Los Angeles — Here’s How Much I Spend on 2 Weeks’ Worth of Groceries
Grocery Diaries
"This week, I went to Whole Foods for a proper grocery shopping excursion (for the first time in about a year and a half)."
Jun 12, 2021