Lisa Freedman

Executive Lifestyle Director

New York, NY

Lisa Freedman is the Executive Lifestyle Director at The Kitchn. She has never met a cheese or a washi tape she didn't like. She lives in New York state with her husband and their pup, Millie.
What Are the 6 Elements of the Seder Plate, and What Do They Symbolize?
The Seder plate is the most important part of any Passover Seder. Here's what it all means.
Apr 18, 2024
The Best Knife Sharpeners, According to Experts
The Kitchn Best List
We have three that we like the best — and one of them is just $10!
Mar 11, 2024
The Most Beautiful Kitchen Chairs You Can Buy Right Now on Amazon
Pull up a seat and take a look!
Feb 26, 2024
The Game-Changing $12 Find That Will Instantly Get Your Pots and Pans in Order (Plus 10 More Favorites!)
Everyone needs a good organizer for their pots and pans, but which one is best?
Feb 20, 2024
24 Must-Have Kitchen Organizers (for $20 or Less!) That Will Clear Your Clutter in an Instant
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
Including an egg holder and a banana stand.
Jan 30, 2024
11 Organizers That’ll Make Your Fridge a Million Times Better
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
Ultimately, these will all help you save money!
Jan 25, 2024
11 Ridiculously Brilliant Egg Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed
These tools are everything they're cracked up to be.
Jan 19, 2024
10 of the Most Popular Kitchen Organizers on Amazon
Check out this list! It's like looking through your friend's cabinets — only way less invasive.
Jan 12, 2024
The $12 Accessory That Makes My Mason Jars a Million Times More Useful
I've been using it to make salad dressing, spice blends, piles of cheese, and more!
Dec 26, 2023
These DTC Companies Want to Change How You Buy Cookware. Are They Worth Your Money?
Does cutting out the middleman really give you more for your money? We tried out over a dozen companies and cookware pieces from direct-to-consumer brands to find out.
Dec 18, 2023
The Best Pasta Maker for Home Cooks
Critics' Pick
Depending on how much effort you want to put in.
Dec 14, 2023
The Very Best Carbon Steel Skillet to Buy in 2021
Our top pick is $69 and we can't recommend it enough! (There's also a great option for $35!)
Dec 7, 2023
What to Do (and What Not to Do) If You Find Mold in Your Fridge
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
An easy prevention tip: Cover all those leftovers!
Dec 5, 2023
The Best Frying Pans You Can Buy for 2024 and Beyond
Whether you want cast iron, stainless steel, nonstick, or anything else, these are your best bets.
Nov 30, 2023
Technivorm’s Moccamaster Has Solved All My Issues With Drip Coffee Makers
To all the coffee machines I've loved before...
Nov 29, 2023
The 5 Best Mandoline Slicers, According to the Best Experts
You've probably never even heard of the winning brand!
Nov 27, 2023
If You’re Only Going to Get One Dutch Oven, This Is the Size You Should Buy
It's the most versatile size of the bunch.
Nov 16, 2023
The 8 Best Lunch Boxes To Keep Your Lunch Cold All Day
Because unfortunately, sometimes your lunch happens closer to dinner.
Nov 14, 2023
The Totally Foolproof Plan for Building a Grazing Table (No Matter the Size)
Teeny-Tiny Entertaining
You'll just need access to a printer.
Nov 15, 2023
What Exactly Is a Carving Knife? Do You Need One? And Which One Should You Get?
We've got all those answers. And yes, you do need one. Luckily, our pick is under $40!
Nov 8, 2023
How Instacart Works, What It Costs, and What You Should Know About Using It for Grocery Delivery
Plus, how to get the first three months for FREE.
Sep 5, 2023
How to Remove Labels from Glass Using This Easy Method
Because a sticky, opaque pickle jar does NOT look great on a holiday table.
Jul 31, 2023
The 5 Best Popcorn Makers for All of Your At-Home Movie Nights
Our top pick comes from a brand you probably haven't heard of.
Jul 26, 2023
The Best Countertop Compost Bin for Home Cooks
Critics' Pick
Our preferred bin (and easy method!) won't lead to stinky trash or creepy crawlies in your kitchen. Promise.
Jul 19, 2023
The $17 Grilling Tool That’s Helping to Save My Summer Is on Major Sale Ahead of Prime Day
No more last-minute trips to the convenience store!
Jul 5, 2023
This Simple Gadget Kept The Mosquitos Away Last Summer — And I’m Already Dusting it Off For This Year
"I can actually sit outside and drink a glass of wine without having to constantly smack myself!"
Jul 3, 2023
The Best Ice Cream Makers to Churn Out Homemade Treats
Stay cool all summer long.
Jun 22, 2023
26 Unique Father’s Day Gifts for $50 or Less
Father's Day
They're all just as special as Dad.
May 11, 2023
10 of the Best Grilling Products That Amazon Shoppers Are Obsessed With
They're bestsellers for a reason!
May 11, 2023
The Best Ways to Organize, Care for, and Take Advantage of Your Freezer
Even the most organized home cook tends to have a messy freezer. Why is that? It doesn’t have to be that way! We spent the past year writing about all sorts of tips for cleaning the freezer, organizing it, and just taking better advantage of it. Here’s what you should do in 2018. Just like your fridge, your freezer needs cleaning. It’ll probably need it less often, but it still has to happen.
May 2, 2023
We Tried 5 Tools for Juicing Lemons — And the Winner Was Exceptional
Tools Showdown
Bonus: No seeds!
Apr 25, 2023
10 Unique Mother’s Day Gifts for $25 or Less
Because who said the perfect gift has to cost a fortune?
Apr 6, 2023