Maren Ellingboe King

Maren Ellingboe King is a former Food & Wine editor-turned-food stylist, recipe tester and developer. She is based in Minneapolis and currently working on her first cookbook, Fresh Midwest, coming out fall 2022 with Countryman Press.
Recipe: Zucchini Bread Overnight Oats
Is your farmers market or grocery store exploding with zucchini right now? There’s a new breakfast recipe in town that will help you make the most of this seasonal staple. Zoats — zucchini oatmeal — is the latest internet breakfast sensation.
Jan 21, 2020
7 Hullers to Help with Your Strawberry Shortcake Dreams
A strawberry huller is one of those things you never think you need, until all of a sudden you’re stuck with the task of de-stemming an entire bushel of strawberries. Luckily, strawberry hullers are inexpensive and don’t take up much space, making them a useful tool to have in your kitchen. Your options range from simple metal tubes to more complex push-button mechanisms, but any style will get the job done — and make your next strawberry shortcake that much easier. 1.
Jun 4, 2019
Recipe: Banana Milk
Did you know you could turn a simple banana into a delicious milk alternative? There have been a few recipes floating around the internet for some time, but in the last couple months the concept has really picked up steam. This is largely in part to a new company making banana milk you can buy in a grocery store It isn’t too surprising that someone finally figured out they could make “milk” out of bananas.
May 24, 2019
10 Stylish Colanders for Every Berry
Here’s the dilemma: Those summer berries from the farmers market are drop-dead gorgeous, but your colander, by comparison, is looking utilitarian and drab. Not to worry, though — the solution is easy. Add a bit of style with strainers that do double duty, serving as both a functional dish for rinsing fruit as well as a beautiful serving piece. You’re berry welcome. 1.
May 1, 2019
10 Ice Cream Scoops Just in Time for Summer
Ice cream scoops are one of those tools that make a specific task that much easier (see also: pizza cutter, strawberry huller). And in the summer months, we’re all about ice cream and easy. Luckily, ice cream scoops come in all kinds of shapes and colors, from retro release-handles to sleek stainless steel. Depending on your personal preference, you can also find models with anti-freeze technology, non-slip handles, and pointed tips to make scooping extra-hard ice cream easy.
May 1, 2019