Michelle Lau

Michelle Lau is a former Kitchn lifestyle editor based in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The 16 Best Glass Jars and Containers You Can Buy Right Now
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
Including an option that Ina Garten loves!
Feb 5, 2024
The 6 Best Organizers for All Your Cookware Lids, According to the Pros
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
These pros are very big on the idea of filing lids vertically!
Jan 16, 2024
The “Gorgeous” Store-Bought Frozen Pie I Bring to Every Holiday Party
"The apples are sourced locally in Maine and made into pies the same day."
Dec 13, 2023
The $2 Grocery Staple I’m Stocking in My Pantry All Summer
Groceries
It’s the secret to my favorite three-ingredient appetizer.
Jul 28, 2023
Does Drinking Collagen Actually Make Your Skin Better? We Asked 3 Experts.
Groceries
The answer just might surprise you.
May 17, 2023
The One Thing Your Cheese Board Is Missing
Groceries
“Such an elevated and surprising way to spice up our platter.”
May 7, 2023
These Are the Most Overlooked Items at the Grocery Store
Groceries
Sometimes browsing the aisles is a good thing.
Mar 12, 2023
This $5 Freezer Find Lets Me Recreate My Favorite Coffee Order for Way Cheap
Groceries
No special coffee equipment needed!
Jan 12, 2023
This YouTuber Tried Cleaning Like a 1950s Housewife — And Shared Her Top Old-School Tips
Sometimes the old-fashioned way is the best way.
Dec 3, 2022
3 Tips for Keeping Your Kitchen Clutter-Free, According to the Afrominimalist
"Resist the temptation of keeping every takeout container," pro organizer Christine Platt says.
Nov 26, 2022
The 10 Best Gluten-Free Snacks at Trader Joe’s
Groceries
Beeline straight to the chip aisle to stock up on number one.
Nov 21, 2022
The Last Thing to Do with the Small Final Piece of Your Wax Paper Roll
Tips from The Kitchn
Because sweet treats are too good to waste.
Sep 28, 2022
I Organized My Friend’s Chaotic Utensil Drawer with This Surprising Product
Organizing Tips from Kitchn
Sometimes you need to think outside of the box.
Sep 26, 2022
3 Simple Kitchen Lessons to Steal from This Cheery Retro London Flat
Tips from The Kitchn
Do you love yellow kitchens?
Sep 25, 2022
3 Simple Style Lessons to Steal from This Colorful Rental Kitchen in Queens
Tips from The Kitchn
They're easy changes anyone can do.
Sep 14, 2022
5 Unexpected Storage Lessons Worth Stealing from This Gorgeous Woodwork-Filled Artist’s Kitchen
Organizing Tips from Kitchn
Talk about warm and inviting!
Sep 7, 2022
My Mom's Chicken Teriyaki Is Perfect Every Time
I finally got her to write down the recipe so I can recreate it at my house.
Sep 6, 2022
3 Lessons to Steal from This Sleek, All-Black Kitchen in a Historic Detroit House
Design
Renovating a historic home is never easy.
Sep 2, 2022
The Last Thing You Should Do with an Empty Salsa Jar Before You Recycle It
Tips from The Kitchn
It's a total stunner!
Aug 31, 2022
6 Easy Ways To Deal With Stinky Cooking Smells
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Number 5 might be new to you!
Aug 22, 2022
4 Brilliant Storage Ideas to Steal from This Pro Organizer’s Pristine Kitchen
Organizing Tips from Kitchn
Wait until you see the magnetic spice jars!
Aug 11, 2022
3 Smart Lessons to Learn from This Very Cute, Retro Kitchen in England
Design
Bright yellow takes center stage!
Aug 5, 2022
4 Surprising Ways This Household Item Will Help You Organize Your Kitchen
Organizing Tips from Kitchn
Number 1 is so clever.
Jul 24, 2022
3 Lessons to Steal from This Black-and-White, Modern Farmhouse Kitchen in Australia
Design
The organized pantry is worth a peek!
Jul 19, 2022
Actress Sabrina Carpenter Sure Surprised Us with the Household Item She Can’t Live Without
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
It's all because of her mom.
Jul 15, 2022
3 Simple Tips for an Open and Clutter-Free Kitchen, According to a Design Expert
Organizing Tips from Kitchn
Editing your belongings goes a long way.
Jul 12, 2022
My Brilliant, 3-Step Trick for Making Gluten-Free Sandwiches That Feel Fancy Enough for Dinner
Kitchn's Week Off
It starts with a boxed mix from the grocery store ...
Jun 26, 2022
We’ve Seen the Small/Cool Contest Winner’s Kitchen and It’s OMG
Tips from The Kitchn
Take a look at the Before and Afters!
Jun 23, 2022
This Small-Space Expert Shares Her Smartest Kitchen Organization Tips
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
Number 2 really hits home.
Jun 11, 2022
3 Kitchen Storage Ideas to Steal from This 180-Square-Foot Brooklyn Studio
Design
Smart ideas to maximize your small space.
Jun 2, 2022
4 Smart Lessons to Steal from This Budget-Friendly Kitchen with French-Inspired Details
Design
The space looks high-end, but the homeowners made really smart decisions.
May 24, 2022
The Best Builder-Grade Kitchen Makeovers We’ve Ever Seen — Plus, Smart Tricks to Steal from Each
Design
Including tips for those brown cabinets, empty walls, and more.
May 12, 2022
The Absolute No-Fail Houseplant for Your Kitchen Windowsill — And It Promises to Bloom All Year Long
Tips from The Kitchn
You won't believe it's made entirely from LEGOs.
May 8, 2022
This Boring Rental Kitchen Got a Cute New Look for $100 — Here Are 3 Smart Takeaways You Should Steal
Design
Bet you couldn't tell that's a peel-and-stick backsplash!
May 6, 2022
The Absolute Best Way to Upcycle Those Plastic Creamer Containers
Organizing Tips from The Kitchn
Coffee drinkers, take note!
Apr 26, 2022