Lisa Freedman's Recent Articles
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I Cleaned My Oven Door with the $6 British Cleaning Paste That’s All Over TikTok
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
The "after" was so clean, I could see myself in the glass!
Apr 3, 2023
The 7 Best Grills for Apartment Dwellers and Folks with Tiny Backyards
Shopping
Just because you don't have a huge (or any) outdoor space, doesn't mean you can't grill this summer.
Mar 30, 2023
Apple Walnut Charoset (My Mother’s Passover Specialty)
Here's how to make the best part of the Seder plate.
Mar 20, 2023
80 Little Ways to Spend Less Money on Food This Year
Shopping
We need to eat! And food can really add up! Here's how to make it add up to less.
Mar 18, 2023
10 Unique (and Thoughtful!) Mother’s Day Gifts for $50 or Less
Get her a sweet and thoughtful Mother's Day gift!
Mar 14, 2023
The 5 Best Organizers to Finally Help You Get Your Corner Cabinets Under Control
Shopping
Plus, why we don't believe in specialized organizers for upper cabinets!
Feb 23, 2023
The $5 Tool I Inherited from My Bubbie That Makes Baking So Much Better
Tools
"It keeps me from sticking my oven mitt smack dab in the middle of my baked goods."
Feb 11, 2023
11 Super-Cool Gifts for Kids Who Like to Cook
Gift Guide
We've got ideas for kids of all ages!
Dec 16, 2022
I’ve Been Using Le Creuset’s Nonstick Skillet for 5+ Years and It Still Cooks Like a Brand-New Pan
Tools
Other nonstick pans would have gotten so sticky by now!
Nov 2, 2022
The $17 OXO Organizer That Finally Got My Narrow Utensil Drawer in Order
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
I've even got before-and-after photos to show you!
Oct 26, 2022
Prime Day Is the Perfect Chance to Snag This Editor-Favorite Dutch Oven for Way Less
You don't have to spend hundreds on a Dutch oven!
Oct 11, 2022
How to Get Grease Stains Out of Clothes: 3 Easy Methods
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Our go-to method just calls for some liquid dish soap!
Sep 25, 2022
Our 10 All-Time Best Tips for Saving Money at the Grocery Store
You don’t need us to tell you how easy it is to spend a ton of money at the grocery store. (How is it possible to run in for five things and end up spending an hour in there? And $120?) Instead, we like to give you some pointers on how to spend less. We’ve given you a lot of advice over the years (here’s some! And here’s some more!) — and these are our 10 best tips of all time.
Sep 19, 2022
Did You Just Get a New Range? 5 Things to Do Right Away
Congrats on your fancy new appliance! That is very exciting. Just know that you'll have to do a few things before you can get cooking.
Aug 17, 2022
I Love This New OXO Pan Even More Than I Love My Trusty Cast Iron Skillet
Shopping
It's $50 for a giant, 12-inch pan.
Jul 18, 2022
10 Brilliant Organizing Lessons I Learned from Old IKEA Catalogs
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
The idea from the 1977 catalog is my favorite.
Jul 16, 2022
I Tried the Dishwasher Cleaner that Amazon Shoppers Are Obsessed With (It’s on Sale for Prime Day!)
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
The stuff has more than 2,000 five-star reviews on Amazon. Here's what we thought.
Jul 13, 2022
The Ridiculously Versatile Toaster Oven I’m Buying Myself for Prime Day
Shopping
It's also an air fryer! And I really miss bar food!
Jul 13, 2022
The 7 Best Groceries to Get at Wawa If You’re on the Road This Summer
Groceries
Their soft pretzels never disappoint.
Jul 13, 2022
If You Buy Anything on Prime Day, It Should Be These Ridiculously Amazing Reusable Bags
Amazon Prime Day 2022
We seriously can't stop talking about them!
Jul 12, 2022
Prime Day Is the Perfect Chance to Snag This Editor-Favorite Dutch Oven for Way Less
Because you don't HAVE to spend a small fortune on a Dutch oven. In fact, you really just need to spend $45.
Jul 12, 2022
The Totally Free Fridge-Organizing Trick I Wish I’d Tried Years Ago
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
One little change, and everything else fell into place!
Jul 11, 2022
The $3 Target Freezer Find I Always Keep on Hand for Impromptu Grilling Nights
Groceries
Nope, it's not french fries.
Jul 9, 2022
Our Very Best Tips for Taking Care of Your Dutch Oven
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Make sure you do number 9.
Jul 4, 2022
I’m Going To Be Pouring These New Vinegars On Everything All Summer Long
Groceries
I'm going to be mixing them into seltzers and cocktails, drizzling them over fruit salad and ice cream, and pairing them with cheese and chocolatey desserts.
Jun 27, 2022
The $3 Pantry Staple I Keep on Hand for Easy Dinners When I Don’t Know What Else to Make
Kitchn's Week Off
Nope, it's not pasta. It's more interesting than that!
Jun 27, 2022
The $7 Knife I Use Every Single Day
Tools
It's the handle that makes this particular knife so perfect.
Jun 24, 2022
This Gorgeous, Splurgy Pot Is My Secret Weapon for Making Perfect Rice
Shopping
No more gummy or overcooked rice!
Jun 21, 2022
Made In Just Launched a Carbon Steel Griddle — and My Smashed Potatoes Have Never Been Better
Shopping
Of course, it's a must-have for so much more than just potatoes.
Jun 13, 2022
The $0 Spice Storage Solution I Wish I’d Tried Years Ago
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
I didn't have to buy a single thing!
May 21, 2022
We Got a Sneak Peek of Crate & Barrel’s Cool New Test Kitchen — And Spotted 3 Smart Organizing Tricks to Steal
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
When we were done gawking, that is.
May 17, 2022
8 Things to Do for the Most Epic Summer Ever
Sorry to be the ones to say this, but summer is almost over. (Winter is coming!) If your summer has just been ho-hum so far, there is still time to right the ship — and even make it better than last summer. Just consider these eight things a mandatory checklist for you to complete between now and Labor Day. If you haven’t been to your local farmers market yet this summer, now is the time.
May 11, 2022
This New Trader Joe’s Freezer Find Is Even Better than Those Beloved Chocolate Croissants
Groceries
You don't even have to preheat the oven!
May 7, 2022
This Wacky-Looking, Portable Gadget Brews The Smoothest Coffee I've Ever Tasted
Tools
And a Stanford University professor designed it!
Apr 26, 2022
This $6 Aldi Snack Is a Total Dupe for a Trader Joe’s Favorite
Groceries
Think: Salty, crunchy, and creamy!
May 6, 2022
Before & After: My Pantry Was Always a Hot Mess — So I Found a Whole New Way to Use It
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
It's unconventional, but it works!
May 5, 2022
The Great Kitchen Pegboard: How to Build and Hang the Ultimate Kitchen Storage Solution
When it comes down to it, there may be no better storage solution in the world than a pegboard. Woodworkers and car folks love ’em for a garage, but we think they work even better in the kitchen. Don’t take our word for it, though; none other than the great Julia Child swore by a pegboard for hanging everything from copper pans to whisks (see hers here). As you’ll see from us in the days to come, there’s no setup a pegboard can’t handle. A pegboard as a spice rack?
May 4, 2022
11 Inexpensive Restaurant Tools Every Home Cook Should Have
Tools
Everyone needs a bus bin or three.
May 4, 2022
I Bought This $6 IKEA Find on a Whim Almost a Year Ago — And I Still Use It Every Single Day
Tools
It's actually a set of three things!
May 3, 2022
The Single Worst Thing You Can Do to Your Air Fryer
Tools
Here's how to keep that basket as nonsticky as possible!
May 2, 2022
Remembering My Late Father Through Passover, Matzo Brei, and Some Very Cheesy Puns
Passover
"My dad isn't here to make fried matzo anymore, so I decided to make it for myself."
Apr 18, 2022
The Surprising Office Supply I Use in the Kitchen Almost Every Day
Tips from The Kitchn
Take note, if you ever struggle to open jars.
Apr 15, 2022
This $15 Pickle Container Is the Best Invention Since Sliced Bread
Tools
Get it? Because we eat pickles with sandwiches?!
Apr 11, 2022
I Tried the $15 Knife Sharpener with More Than 34,000 Five-Star Amazon Reviews
Tools
Here is my honest review.
Apr 10, 2022
The Splurgy, Space-Saving Cookware Set I Use Every Single Day
Tools
It comes with a 5.25-quart Dutch oven, 3.5-quart braiser, 10-inch grill pan and a universal lid. And all the pieces nest together!
Apr 7, 2022
Le Creuset Just Launched a New Color — And It’s Just the Hue They’ve Been Missing
Tools
Hint: It's a surprising shade of green ...
Mar 24, 2022