Patty Catalano

Patty is a recipe developer and food writer. She worked Alton Brown’s Research Coordinator and podcast producer and in the Oxmoor House test kitchen. She loves maple syrup, coffee and board games. Patty lives in Atlanta with her husband and two children.
13 Absolute-Best Wing Recipes to Make for the Super Bowl
Choose your starting lineup well.
The Only Mashed Potato Recipe I'll Be Making for Thanksgiving
Everyone will demand seconds.
The $11 Costco Shortcut I’m Stocking in My Fridge This Fall
It beats every trick, hack, and secret that’s come across social media.
3 days ago
The One Rule You Should Never Skip for Making the Perfect Turkey Sandwich
Chips and a pickle on the side.
Sep 29, 2023
Fish on a Weeknight? Easy — Here Are 15 Recipes That Prove It
Mildly flavored and quick-cooking, white fish is a welcome addition to your weekly dinner queue.
Sep 28, 2023
Fish on a Weeknight? Easy — Here Are 15 Recipes That Prove It
Mildly flavored and quick-cooking, white fish is a welcome addition to your weekly dinner queue.
Sep 28, 2023
Our On-Staff Costco Superfan Joins Sam’s Club to See How the Two Stack Up
I hate to say it, but I’m impressed.
Sep 28, 2023
Kentucky’s Best Dish Isn’t the One You’re Thinking Of
Every family has their own version. Here’s ours.
Sep 26, 2023
This Cheesy Casserole Is the Only Yellow Squash Recipe You Need
Can’t get enough of the crunchy, buttery topping.
Sep 24, 2023
The $4 Aldi Grocery I’m Stocking in My Pantry for Fall
I buy three bags at a time.
Sep 24, 2023
This Is the Most Comforting Recipe You'll Make All Fall
Mashed potatoes are required.
Sep 18, 2023
The $2 Aldi Grocery I’m Stocking in My Freezer for Fall
It’s got the color and caramelization I’m looking for.
Sep 18, 2023
No-Bake “Caramel Apple Delight” Will Have Everyone Fighting for Seconds
Five layers of deliciousness.
Sep 17, 2023
The Dos and Don'ts of Costco’s Cart Etiquette, According to a Superfan
The cart corral is there for a reason.
Sep 13, 2023
Copycat Southern Fried Apples Beat a Trip to Cracker Barrel
No road trip required.
Sep 12, 2023
This Retro Ingredient Makes the Best Fried Green Tomatoes
It's the secret to a perfectly crisp coating.
Sep 10, 2023
These Chicken Burritos Are So Perfect, We Made Them Two Days in a Row
Better than Chipotle.
Sep 8, 2023
You Only Need Four Ingredients to Make This Southern Classic
A reason to never throw away bacon grease.
Sep 6, 2023
We Put This Internet-Famous Bakeware to the Test and Were Shocked by the Results
It is truly nonstick.
Sep 1, 2023
The Award-Winning Costco Snack That We Can’t Stop Buying
It's available in three flavors.
Sep 1, 2023
How to Cook a Sweet Potato in 5 Minutes Flat
No oven necessary.
Jun 14, 2021
This Is How to Make the Absolute Best Grilled Zucchini
It's foolproof!
Aug 30, 2023
I’ve Had a Costco Membership for 12 Years — Here’s Why It’s Worth It
My membership pays for itself.
Aug 28, 2023
The 25 Best Foods You Can Buy at Aldi
Pick from editor favorites and taste test winners, including olive oil, yogurt, and pizza.
Aug 27, 2023
Once You “Dowdy” an Apple Pie, You’ll Never Go Back
This old-fashioned recipe takes an unexpected turn.
Aug 23, 2023
The 25 Best Groceries You Can Buy at Costco
We all need number 7.
Aug 19, 2023
10 Clever Ways to Make Mealy Watermelon Taste Better
Agua fresca! Cocktails! Pickles!
Aug 15, 2023
18 Costco Groceries I’m Buying for Easy School Lunches
Sandwich roll-ups! Baby bell peppers! Chocolate cookies! And more!
Aug 12, 2023
The Cheesy Zucchini Side Dish I’ve Made Every Week This Summer
It uses 2 pounds of zucchini.
Aug 9, 2023
This Retro No-Bake Dessert Is 100x Easier Than Baking Cake
We found the best cookie for the job.
Aug 6, 2023
The $3 Costco Dessert I Buy Every Single Trip
It’s my new favorite food-court order.
Aug 3, 2023
Slow Cooker Pesto Chicken
Toss it on a grain bowl, salad, or even over pasta all week long.
Jul 30, 2023
Slow Cooker Cream of Mushroom Soup
Based off a soup so good, its memory outlasted the memory of the person I ate it with.
Jul 29, 2023
No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars Taste Just Like Reese’s
Chocolate and peanut butter are BFFs for good reason.
Jul 28, 2023
Peach Ice Cream is The Best Thing To Happen To Summer
It's better than anything you can buy.
Jul 28, 2023