Lauren Masur's Recent Articles
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Aldi Just Leaked Info on Dozens of New Items That Will Hit Stores in September
Groceries
Bring on the pretzel breadsticks, pumpkin swirl cheesecake, and frozen grilled cheese and tomato soup!
Aug 25, 2020
8 Cast Iron Tips from a Cook Who Officially Ditched All of Her Nonstick Pans
Tips from The Kitchn
Every single thing she makes for her family is cooked in cast iron.
Aug 24, 2020
Trader Joe’s Just Released 3 Cozy Pastas We’ll Be Eating All Autumn Long
Groceries
FROZEN CACIO E PEPE!
Aug 25, 2020
How a Door Dash Delivery Driver Spends $100 on a Week’s Worth of Groceries
Grocery Diaries
Mary (a Door Dash delivery driver), her husband, and their daughter spend $100 a week on groceries in CA. Here's how they make it work.
Aug 23, 2020
The $5 Costco Buy That Inspired Samin Nosrat’s Most Famous Recipe
Groceries
It's not the first time Samin has admitted to loving a Costco favorite.
Aug 22, 2020
Aldi Announces Recall on Fresh Peaches Due to Salmonella Outbreak in 20 States
Groceries
Here's what you need to know.
Aug 21, 2020
A Week of Dinners from the Toddler Food Whisperer — For Tired Parents Everywhere
A Week of Dinners
"I also spend a lot of time reassuring parents that their kids are normal and they are doing a great job — even when it may not feel like it."
Aug 18, 2020
10 Ingredients That You Should Always Buy Frozen Instead of Fresh
Groceries
Why buy fresh when you can buy frozen? No, this is not a typo.
Aug 17, 2020
How Michele Hoang, a Middle School Math Teacher, Is Planning Lunch, Lesson Plans, and (Gestures Broadly) All of This
The Way We Eat
We spoke with Michele and her husband George about their back-to-school game plan, the three ingredients they can't live without, and the importance of teaching their kids to be proud of the food they eat.
Aug 16, 2020
3 Things You Didn’t Know About Aldi’s Super-Popular Mama Cozzi’s Pizza
Groceries
Do you have any burning questions about Aldi's popular Mama Cozzi pizzas?
Aug 15, 2020
Trader Joe’s Just Revealed How New Products Get Approved for Stores
Groceries
What would you give to be on the TJ's top-secret tasting panel?
Aug 12, 2020
Here’s What We Really Think of Cheetos Flamin’ Hot Mac and Cheese
Groceries
Flamin'! Hot! Cheetos! Mac! And! Cheese!
Aug 7, 2020
Want to Win a $100 Aldi Gift Card? All You Have to Do Is Vote for Your Favorite Aldi Groceries.
Groceries
You have until nearly midnight on August 7.
Aug 5, 2020
A Food Justice Advocate and Mom of 2 Talks Breastfeeding and Basement Herb Gardens
The Way We Eat
We caught up with the busy mom of two to talk about her 10-minute dinner philosophy, thriving basement herb garden, and what it's like to have her mom as her sous chef.
Aug 2, 2020
We Talked to 5 People Who Bought Chickens During the Pandemic: How’s That Going?
We recently checked in with a few newly minted backyard chicken parents, to see how things are going back in the coop.
Aug 1, 2020
13 New Trader Joe’s Items That Just Hit Stores
Groceries
Creamy Cauliflower Jalapeño Dip, Walnut Pesto, Non-Dairy Hemp Beverage, Protein Muffins, and more!
Jul 29, 2020
This Grocery Delivery Service Actually Works at Trader Joe’s — Here’s Everything You Need to Know
Groceries
You can FINALLY order grocery delivery from TJ's.
Jul 28, 2020
How a Family of 4 in Texas Spends $150 on More than 2 Weeks’ Worth of Groceries (and Doesn’t Waste a Thing)
Grocery Diaries
Shopping for two adult males (one picky and one not-so-much, a flexitarian), and myself has been an exercise in culinary flexibility.
Jul 27, 2020
Olympic Water Polo Star Johnny Hooper Talks Zoom Workouts, Staying Positive, and Eating 10,000 Calories a Day
The Way We Eat
"New date, same goal: to win a gold medal in the Olympics."
Jul 26, 2020
Aldi Just Leaked Info on Dozens of New Items That Will Hit Stores in August
Groceries
Lobster Mac and Cheese, Pretzel Hamburger Buns, Unicorn Ice Cream Cones ... we want them all.
Jul 23, 2020
11 Things to Buy at Trader Joe’s to Pretend You’re on Vacation
Groceries
Bloody Mary salsa, cheese samplers, sparking watermelon juice, and more!
Jul 22, 2020
The Flaky Sea Salt with Thousands of Near-Perfect Amazon Reviews
Groceries
"This is the finishing salt they use in heaven."
Jul 20, 2020
Olympic Weight Lifter Kate Nye Talks Mental Health, Gummy Bears, and Tokyo 2021
The Way We Eat
We chatted with Olympic weight lifter Kate Nye about the importance of mental health, her favorite snack between lifts, and keeping her eyes on the prize.
Jul 19, 2020
The 7 Best Finds Kitchn Staffers Recently Bought at IKEA
The first time I ever entered an IKEA, I was on a Girl Scout trip to the Swedish megastore to learn how to design a bedroom and earn a highly coveted merit badge. The only things I remember about the experience are that I chose to outfit my hypothetical space with their now-discontinued Sultan Sundane round bed (RIP) and left with a warm cinnamon bun in hand. In adulthood I have a newfound appreciation for IKEA, and I know that more than a few fellow Kitchn staffers feel the same.
Jul 17, 2020
20 of the Most Popular Kitchens of All Time from Our Friends at Apartment Therapy
Real Kitchens
Your Pinterest boards are about to get crowded.
Jul 17, 2020
10 of the Most Popular Rental Kitchens from Our Friends at Apartment Therapy
Real Kitchens
It's not every day that we're super inspired by a rental kitchen, but today is one of those days.
Jul 16, 2020
Forget Hard Seltzer — This Is What I’ve Been Drinking All Summer Instead
Groceries
There's no funky aftertaste. Whatsoever.
Jul 16, 2020
“People Joke That Our House Is a Hippie Disaster.” What It’s Like to Live (and Eat) with 6 Adult Roommates During a Pandemic.
The Way We Eat
We caught up with Phil to talk about their house's beloved nickname, why there's essentially a 50+ person waitlist to live there, their not-so-secret garden, and the ins and outs of living in a co-op during a pandemic.
Jul 12, 2020
How This Las Vegas Couple Makes a Trader Joe’s Trip Last for 2 Weeks
Grocery Diaries
"Our goal is to balance buying enough groceries to cut down on grocery trips, but also not clean out the grocery stores for those who can’t afford to buy as much as we can."
Jul 10, 2020
“This Crisis Has Spotlighted a Lot of the Issues That Have Long Plagued Our Industry.” A Restaurant Worker on COVID, Life in Minneapolis, and What’s Next.
The Way We Eat
Vicki Tran has been out of work since the Italian restaurant that she was a server at closed its doors in mid-March indefinitely.
Jul 5, 2020
Trader Joe’s Just Leaked Info on 4 Wacky New Beers Coming Out Soon
Groceries
Three words: Cookie Butter Beer!
Jul 2, 2020
The Best Frozen Fish You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s
Groceries
As if you needed more reasons to love the Trader Joe's frozen aisle.
Jun 28, 2020
Hamilton Original Cast Member Andrew Chappelle on Black Lives Matter, Backstage Eats, and His Mom’s Mac and Cheese
The Way We Eat
He played 6 different roles in Hamilton over the course of 5 years!
Jun 28, 2020
The Top 12 Frozen Desserts at Trader Joe’s
Groceries
Delicious and dead-simple to prepare — what could be better than that?
Jun 27, 2020
The 10 Best Things Kitchn Editors Bought So Far This Year
Shopping
Maybe some of the things on this list will help you in the back half of the year?
Jun 25, 2020
Aldi Just Leaked Info on Dozens of New Items That Will Hit Stores in July
Groceries
Coconut milk ice cream, frozen avocado chunks, gyro pizza ... we want them all.
Jun 24, 2020
How a Yoga Instructor in Vermont Spends Less than $200 on a Month of (Mostly) Plant-Based Groceries
Grocery Diaries
Here's how Charleigh feeds herself for less than $50 a week.
Jun 21, 2020
A Portland Couple Talks Foster Parenting, Father's Day Plans, and Spaghetti
The Way We Eat
"We're figuring out this whole parenting-during-a-pandemic thing."
Jun 21, 2020
The Instant Pot Saved This Financial Expert at Least $100 on Groceries — Here’s How
Groceries
That's $100 in one month!
Jun 20, 2020
Trader Joe’s Just Leaked Info on 12 New Items Hitting Shelves Soon
Groceries
Salami chips, sugar cones, and oat milk "ice cream" — we are ready for you!
Jun 17, 2020
How a Vegetarian Family of 6 in Delaware Spends Less than $100 on a Week of Groceries
Grocery Diaries
To feed her vegetarian family of six on less than $100 a week, Christine shops at Aldi and Lidl and makes sure her pantry is always ready for anything.
Jun 14, 2020
A Mom of Two Talks Multi-Generational Living and a Better World for Her Kids
The Way We Eat
Liz shares the living arrangement she wouldn't change for the world, how she's teaching her kids to stand up to injustice, and the simple joys of "sautéing the hell out of" a head of cabbage.
Jun 14, 2020
10 Groceries That Sheltering in Place Taught Us to Always Have on Hand
Groceries
Dear yeast, We're sorry we ever took you for granted. Love, The Kitchn.
Jun 11, 2020
This $100 Vacuum Has Thousands of Five-Star Reviews on Amazon
Shopping
Trust the satisfied shoppers.
Jun 10, 2020
The One Pantry Staple I Appreciate Even More Now than Ever
Groceries
"It used to be that this unassuming staple would waste away in the back of my pantry, only to be unearthed every so often."
Jun 10, 2020
A Week of Dinners from Angela Davis, the Social Media Queen Behind The Kitchenista Diaries
A Week of Dinners
Angel Davis is the internet's queen of hot food takes. We took a break from scrolling through her Twitter to visit her IRL and find out her Week of Dinners.
Jun 3, 2020