Meghan Splawn

Meghan was the Food Editor for Kitchn's Skills content. She's a master of everyday baking, family cooking, and harnessing good light. Meghan approaches food with an eye towards budgeting — both time and money — and having fun. Meghan has a baking and pastry degree, and spent the first 10 years of her career as part of Alton Brown's culinary team. She co-hosts a weekly podcast about food and family called Didn't I Just Feed You.
20 Recipes for People Who Love Garlic (and Butter)
Best of Kitchn 2019
If we could sauce it, we probably tried putting garlic butter on it — and these were our most popular recipes.
Sep 21, 2023
This Retro Method for Cooking a Turkey Still Really Works
Plus, there's little to no clean up.
Sep 20, 2023
How To Make Tomato Purée
Tomato purée is a cooking essential you might be missing. Simpler and a bit thicker than its flavorful cousin, tomato sauce, tomato purée is a fast way to quickly prepare and freeze a bushel of fresh tomatoes for future cooking. Plum or Roma tomatoes are best for purée because they are generally grown for preserving. Paste, oven-dried tomatoes, and sauce are all made from these varieties — they are low in water content and rich in flavor.
Sep 13, 2023
These Savory Oatmeal Bowls Fuel Your Travel Days
Inspired by our cheesy, savory oatmeal, this bacon and egg version is hearty enough to fill you up and easy enough to make from a hotel breakfast.
Sep 5, 2023
How To Make Lemonade from Scratch
Keep things chill and skip the simple syrup this summer.
Sep 4, 2023
This Crispy, Juicy Fried Chicken Is Worth the Mess
Using the recently leaked secret spice blend information for KFC and a smarter way to fry, we're making finger-licking chicken that tastes better than the Colonel's.
Sep 1, 2023
The Only Pasta Salad Recipe You Need Right Now
Just stick to this simple formula.
Sep 1, 2023
The Only Apple Crisp Recipe You'll Ever Need
Ready the vanilla ice cream.
Aug 31, 2023
2-Ingredient Watermelon Sherbet
The fastest, most refreshing ice cream trick we know.
Aug 28, 2023
Our Favorite 50 Cookout Recipes To Save Right Now
Join us in eating this menu on repeat all summer long.
Aug 28, 2023
Sheet Pan Veggie Frittata
Make it once and eat all week.
Aug 24, 2023
The Best Kid-Friendly Lunch Boxes for $30 or Less
They're all dishwasher safe, too.
Aug 23, 2023
How to Grill a Pork Tenderloin to Perfection
Learn the keys to cooking rosy-pink pork tenderloin on the grill every time.
Aug 23, 2023
These Waffle Sliders Are A Road Tripper's Dream
Sweet and savory sliders make a perfect grab and grown breakfast, plus they can be made from the hotel breakfast.
Aug 8, 2023
How To Make Grits in the Slow Cooker
A crock of slow-cooked grits is a dream to wake up to and an easy, no-fuss base for weeknight dinners.
Aug 4, 2023
50+ Easy BBQ Side Dishes for Every Kind of Cookout
Our favorite side dishes for your summer BBQs.
Jul 25, 2023
These New Orleans-Style Beignets Will Transport You to the French Quarter
No plane ticket required.
Jul 7, 2023
Our 55 Best Father’s Day Dinner Recipes for a Menu Dad Will Love
Here's what a dad had to say about it.
Jun 16, 2023
How To Make Chicken and Rice Soup
This soup is thrifty luxury at its finest.
Jun 1, 2023
For Flawlessly Seared Steak, Trust This 3-Step Process.
Busting conventional steak-cooking wisdom to make a better, faster steak at home.
May 31, 2023
10 Ways to Feed Your Family Dinner for $10 or Less
So you can save more for college (or ice cream).
May 23, 2023
How To Make Easy Risotto in the Instant Pot
America's favorite gadget shows off when it comes to risotto.
May 15, 2023
How To Make Fruit Clafoutis
Clafoutis is an easy French dessert that’s perfect for using up summer fruit. Nothing like homey cobblers or crisps, clafoutis is decidedly more elegant yet even simpler to make. Use whatever fruit you have on hand — cherries are classic — whip up a quick batter in your blender, and bake a dessert to impress both dinner and overnight guests alike.
May 4, 2023
12 Kid-Friendly Chicken Dinners Grown-Ups Will Love, Too
You can never have too many of these in your weeknight roster.
May 4, 2023
10 Freezer-Friendly Casseroles for Busy Weeknights
Each one is a gift to your future self!
Apr 20, 2023
40+ Easy Leftover Ham Recipes for the Week Ahead
Here's what to do with all that leftover ham.
Apr 9, 2023
How To Cook Chicken Breast in the Instant Pot
This basic chicken breast technique gets meal prep done faster!
Apr 6, 2023
The One Essential Kitchen Tool You Should Never Buy New
Secondhand is always way better with this essential.
Mar 30, 2023
The Instant Pot Is the Fastest, Easiest Way to Make Corned Beef & Cabbage
Get your annual of perfectly tender corned beef in less than two hours.
Mar 9, 2023
How To Make Southern-Style Grits
Southern grits are rich, creamy, and incredibly easy to make.
Mar 6, 2023
How To Make Easy Homemade Granola
A basic recipe for beginners and seasoned bakers alike.
Mar 3, 2023
50+ Delicious Desserts to Celebrate Easter With
Whether you're hosting Easter brunch or just looking for a dessert to bring to a lunch potluck, you can't go wrong with these.
Feb 27, 2023
35 Simple Side Dishes to Serve with Salmon
Simple but satisfying.
Jan 23, 2023
Meal Prep Plan: How I Prep a Week of Easy Flexitarian Meals
Power Hour Meal Prep
A little bit of meat, a lot of filling vegetables, and tons of flavor!
Dec 16, 2022
25 Easy Side Dishes to Serve with Beef Tenderloin
From mashed potatoes to roasted Brussels sprouts.
Dec 13, 2022