Rachel Reiss

Outside of her day job in tech, Rachel is an avid writer, passionate about people, places, and telling their stories … often through the lens of food. She currently resides in coastal Virginia and enjoys exploring the area’s rich history, culture, and cuisine.
The $2 “Perfect” Boxed Cake Mix My Aunt Swears by for All of Her Holiday Baking
It’s as good for dessert as it is for breakfast.
Dec 23, 2023
The $6 Freezer Find I Reach for When Breakfast Just Isn’t Happening
"I always keep my freezer stocked with a box or two."
Nov 29, 2022
Marshmello Just Released a Collection of Innovative Air Fryer Kits and You’re Going to Love Everything About Them
The DJ and producer is encouraging home chefs to explore the full possibilities of the air fryer.
Sep 28, 2022
This Simple Prep Hack for Taking Your Drinks Up a Notch Has the Internet Obsessed — And We Totally Agree
"I aspire to be this put-together," one commenter said on TikTok.
Sep 20, 2022
I Tried These Savory Cheese-Filled Hand Pies and I Can’t Get Enough of Them
"These fatayer offered everything I could want in a carby, cheesy delight, and the parsley added an herby freshness which brightened up all the flavors."
Sep 18, 2022
I Tried the Tape Method for Peeling Eggs — Here’s How It Went
Spoiler alert: It's one of the trickier methods you'll try.
Sep 13, 2022
This Is the Secret to the Most Flavorful Meatloaf
This store-bought ingredient makes for a mouthwatering meatloaf.
Sep 10, 2022
Martha Stewart’s Foolproof Method to Remove Meat from Lobster Tails May Just Blow Your Mind
"The whole tail will just loosen and come right out!" she said in the video.
Sep 6, 2022
Is Trader Joe’s Open on Labor Day?
In case you need to do any last-minute grocery shopping, here's what you should know.
Sep 1, 2022
I Tried Stanley Tucci’s Recipe for Zucchini Pasta and My Only Regret Is Not Trying It Sooner
"It only left me longing for a glass of crisp white wine."
Aug 28, 2022
Is Costco Open on Labor Day?
Here's what to know.
Aug 25, 2022
A Tomato Shortage May Be on the Way Soon — Here’s Why
Some areas are already feeling the effects.
Aug 22, 2022
I Tried This No-Fuss Onion-Peeling Hack and It’s the Only Method I Want to Use Now
Spoiler alert: It won't stop your tears.
Aug 18, 2022
Whole Foods Co-Founder Plans to Open Chain of New Plant-Based Cafes Next Year
Bet you can't guess where the first location will be!
Aug 11, 2022
Season 4 of “Selena + Chef” Is Coming Soon and Disney Fans May Find the Filming Location to Be Very Familiar
The new season will feature appearances from Gordon Ramsay, Priya Krishna, Matty Matheson, Rachael Ray, and more.
Aug 4, 2022
I Tried the No-Pan Egg Frying Trick and Was Surprised by the Results
Have an egg breakfast without washing a single pan! Too good to be true?
Jul 29, 2022
This Cookie Dough Brand Is Being Recalled Due to an Undeclared Allergen
The misbranding could be dangerous for those with allergies.
Jul 20, 2022
10 Things You Should Know Before Shopping at Kroger for the First Time
Including how to score a family-sized bag of frozen fruit for $4!
Jun 13, 2022