Lizzy Briskin

Lizzy is a trained chef, food writer, and recipe developer for print and digital outlets including Insider, Real Simple, and the Chicago Tribune. She has a culinary degree from Cambridge School of Culinary Arts and a BA from Amherst College. She lives in New York City, where she runs, eats, and explores as much as possible.
The $3 Grocery Shortcut I Use to Make Better Pasta Salad All Summer Long
It's perfect for any salad.
2 days ago
This Creamy $3 Sauce Makes the Best 2-Ingredient Chicken Dinner
It also goes well with tofu, beans, shrimp, and more.
Apr 4, 2024
The Unexpected Baking Staple You Should Be Using but Most Likely Aren’t, According to a Famous Chef
It’s the secret to infinite flaky layers.
Mar 23, 2024
The Frozen “Cloud” Croissants I Serve Every Easter
“They’re guaranteed to make guests’ eyes widen in excitement.”
Mar 19, 2024
I Tried Thistle’s Meal Kit Delivery and It’s a Tasty, Low-Fuss Solution for Busy Nights
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Plus, check out our favorite meals.
Mar 1, 2024
This Costco Freezer Find Is the Best “Impulse” Buy I’ve Ever Made
It “feels fancy and festive with minimal effort.”
Feb 26, 2024
The “Indulgent” $4 Salad Kit You Should Always Have in Your Fridge
“You don’t need to do much to make this bag into a full meal.”
Feb 12, 2024
The “Legendary” Frozen Pizza I Always Rely on for a Last-Minute Dinner
“You won’t have to leave home for restaurant-quality ’za again.”
Feb 7, 2024
The $5 Can of Chili I Stock in My Pantry All Winter Long (It Might Be Better than Homemade)
I’m always reaching for it between November and March.
Jan 28, 2024
This "Impressive" Meal Kit Is Like Having Your Own Private Chef, But Way Cheaper
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Minimal effort, maximum flavor.
Jan 10, 2024
I Wait All Year for This $6 Trader Joe’s Produce Find
“It’s worth the wait.”
Jan 10, 2024
Nutritional Yeast Desperately Needs a Rebrand
Put it on lasagna, nachos, scrambled eggs, and so much more.
Dec 27, 2023
This Is the Only Eggnog I’ll Ever Buy from the Grocery Store
It’s festive, indulgent, and dessert-like.
Dec 11, 2023
The $3 “Fancy” Crackers I Always Put out for Guests
“They’re surprisingly stale-proof too.”
Dec 9, 2023
The “Cheesy” $5 Target Ornament That’s Flying Off the Shelves
The best part? It makes for a perfect gift, too.
Dec 7, 2023
The $7 Secret to the Most Decadent No-Bake Desserts
No graham crackers necessary.
Nov 12, 2023
I Replaced My Beloved Air Fryer with One That Uses Steam — Here’s Why
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Spoiler: It’s so much more reliable!
Sep 26, 2023
The $5 Freezer Staple I Use for Lightning-Fast (and Flavorful) Breakfast Sandwiches
Groceries
Six minutes in the toaster and they’re good to go.
Sep 17, 2023
The Only Ice Cream Maker I'll Ever Use (and I've Tested Several!)
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Scoop there it is.
Jul 25, 2023
The $2 Culinary School Trick That Levels Up Any Fruit Dessert
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Trust me: I learned this trick in culinary school.
Jul 11, 2023
The Store-Bought Dip I Use to Make Pasta Salad All Summer Long
Groceries
A guaranteed crowd-pleaser with minimal effort — what’s not to love?
Jul 3, 2023
The $3 Trader Joe’s Find I’ve Been Waiting Months for Is Back
Groceries
Hint: Peep the bottom shelf.
Jun 23, 2023
The Tiny Tool I Use Every Single Morning
It’s the only thing that gets me outta bed.
May 18, 2023
5 Things You Should Be Doing Every Time You Shop at the Farmers Market
Groceries
According to a greenmarket director and frequent shopper.
Apr 15, 2023
These $10 Chip Clips Are a Versatile Kitchen Workhorse
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At this point, they’ve paid for themselves a million times over.
Mar 24, 2023