Rachel Tepper Paley

Rachel Tepper Paley is a writer, editor, and sometimes illustrator living in New York City. Her work has appeared various publications, including Bon Appetit, Eater, Travel + Leisure, AFAR, Tasting Table, and Food Republic. She's always up for oysters.
The Most Exciting 2022 Food Trends, According to TikTok Stars
Persimmons, macarons, and fruit with pasta?
Jan 28, 2022
9 Ways the Pandemic Changed American Kitchen Design
Designers say they're being asked to create two or three kitchens!
Oct 2, 2021
The Outdoor Pizza Oven Is the Pandemic Food Trend That Just Won’t Quit (and We’re Here for It)
Outdoor Pizza Party
Bread bakers have abandoned their cleverly named sourdough starters and their windowsill scallions, but are holding tight to their portable pizza ovens.
Jun 29, 2021
The Fight Against Pandemic Hunger Is Far from Over
We talked to food banks around the country to see what's changed and what still needs to be done.
Jun 27, 2021
TikTok Makes It Seem Like *Everyone* Is Cleaning Right Now
Cleaning Tips from The Kitchn
Here's what's actually happening in real homes.
Apr 6, 2021
The New Rules of Holiday Gathering: Thanksgiving Dinner in a Garage, Leaving Cookies on Doorsteps, and More
Home for the Holidays
Get that dose of holiday cheer. And keep your family safe.
Nov 16, 2020
Is Halloween Canceled? Expert Advice for a Safe, Fun, and Creative Holiday
One idea involves a candy grabber!
Oct 6, 2020
2020 Is the Year of the Freezer
Freezer Week
If banana bread and sourdough are the “it” dishes of pandemic life, then freezers are the “it” appliance.
Aug 11, 2020
Why Banana Bread Is the Official Comfort Food of the Coronavirus Quarantine
What We Cook Now
To understand banana bread’s new role in these strange times, we turned to all manner of baker and asked: What does banana bread stand for when you’re stuck in quarantine?
Apr 2, 2020
Our 10 Favorite Beach Towns for Food-Lovers
If you’re someone who likes to eat — and really, who isn’t? — then choosing the perfect beach getaway is just as much about finding the perfect place to chow down as it is about finding the perfect stretch of sand. We’re here to help: These 10 picturesque beach towns are also fantastic dining destinations in their own rights, packed with everything from ritzy white tablecloth establishments to grubby beachside diners.
Jun 28, 2017
At Rehoboth Beach, the Never-Changing Eats Are the Appeal
I am a creature of habit. I come by it honestly; so are my parents, who began visiting Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, in the late 1980s and never stopped. For nearly every one of the last 25 years, summer for me has meant trekking out to this tiny seaside town. Sometimes I wonder why my family never branched out, why we so willingly became creatures of habit.
Jun 12, 2017