Sheela Prakash

Senior Contributing Food Editor

Sheela is the Senior Contributing Food Editor at Kitchn and the author of Mediterranean Every Day: Simple, Inspired Recipes for Feel-Good Food. She received her master's degree from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy and is also a Registered Dietitian.
10 Grain Salads to Prep on Sunday and Eat All Week Long
Make one for dinner tonight and you've got lunch covered for the rest of the week.
Forget the Aperol Spritz: This Summer It’s About the Hugo
Bright, bubbly, and refreshing.
1 day ago
This 4-Ingredient Cheesecake Is Arguably the Best Dessert I’ve Ever Made
Bonus: It calls for straight-from-the-fridge cream cheese!
May 25, 2023
The 3-Ingredient Rhubarb Recipe I Use To Upgrade (Almost) Everything
It only takes 15 minutes to make.
May 24, 2023
10 Easy Dinners the Kids Can Make Themselves
Grab a book and head to the couch! The kids are making supper tonight.
May 24, 2023
10 Easy Meatless Meals to Memorize
These are vegetarian dinners you'll turn to again and again.
May 23, 2023
10 Easy One-Pan Recipes That Won’t Stress You Out
Added bonus: clean up time is cut in half.
May 23, 2023
15 Last-Minute Bake Sale Goodies (Because You Totally Didn’t Forget)
You can still win at this thing.
May 20, 2023
7 Essential Dairy-Free Baked Goods
Seven ways to enjoy cookies and cake while ditching the butter and eggs.
May 19, 2023
Heavy Cream, Whipping Cream, Half & Half, and Light Cream: What’s the Difference?
There's a daunting number of cardboard pints and quarts of different cream varieties at the grocery store. Which is which?
May 16, 2023
The New Savory “Dessert Finisher” I’ll Be Reaching for All Summer Long
“Truly, it’s unlike anything I’ve tasted before.”
May 11, 2023
A '90s Pantry Staple Makes a Much-Deserved Comeback in This Super-Easy Pasta
It’s a retro, flavor-packed classic.
May 1, 2023
I Never Thought I’d Use This $6 Tool and Now It’s Seriously My Favorite
It's cute AND useful!
Apr 21, 2023
What’s the Difference Between White and Green Asparagus?
Long, tender green spears of asparagus are a spring favorite. We wait all winter for the first glimpse of them at the farmers market, but its pale sibling, white asparagus, doesn’t get quite the same fanfare — at least not in North America. In Europe, its appearance is perhaps even more celebrated. Beyond the obvious difference in color, what exactly is the difference between white and green asparagus?
Apr 16, 2023
Pan-Frying Tortellini Is Easier than Boiling — With Crispier Results
Treat this one-pan pasta just like dumplings.
Apr 11, 2023
Spinach-Artichoke Salad Has the Most Ingenious Crispy Topping
The quinoa crunchies are a game-changer.
Apr 6, 2023
The 10 Most Popular New Recipes of March 2023
Satisfying weeknight dinners and spring-forward sweets topped the list.
Mar 31, 2023
Lemony Asparagus Pasta Is a Vegetarian Crowd-Pleaser
This light skillet pasta is bursting with lemony flavor.
Mar 21, 2023
This Cheesy Pasta Bake Is the Ultimate Riff on Spinach-Artichoke Dip
Packed with gooey mozzarella cheese pulls and creamy ricotta dollops.
Mar 15, 2023
This Fancy-Tasting Halibut with Lemon Caper Sauce Comes Together in 30 Minutes
Treat yourself to a little dinnertime luxury.
Mar 12, 2023
These Extra-Crispy Carrot Fries Are an Easy Way to Eat More Vegetables
Sweet, crunchy, and fun to dip.
Mar 9, 2023
Garlicky Chicken Souvlaki Is the Weeknight Dinner Inspo You Need
Super easy and loaded with lemony, garlicky flavor, it'll be your new favorite way to cook chicken breast.
Mar 5, 2023
How I Prep a Week of Cheap and Easy Pantry Meals
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner for a week come together with a quick weekend session.
Mar 3, 2023
The 10 Most Popular New Recipes of February 2023
It was a mix of sweet treats and easy weeknight dinners.
Mar 1, 2023
This Creamy One-Pot Orzo Comes Together in 30 Minutes
It's inspired by the tuna casseroles I grew up with.
Feb 28, 2023
How to Defrost Salmon: The Easiest Method
Yes, frozen salmon can taste nearly as good as fresh — you just have to defrost it the right way.
Feb 14, 2023
The 10 Most Popular New Recipes of January 2023
Comfort foods like creamy chicken soup and slow cooker jambalaya were among the favorites.
Jan 31, 2023
Meal Prep Plan: How I Prep a Week of Easy, Satisfying Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners for One
While most meal prep plans are often built around couples or families, this is perfectly catered to one.
Jan 27, 2023
15 Quick and Easy Recipes That Start with Ground Sausage
It's basically just a really good, really easy dinner waiting to happen.
Jan 18, 2023
This Soothing Ginger Tea Is Going to Make Winter So Much Better
A spicy, soothing beverage that's best enjoyed with a squeeze of lemon juice and a drizzle of honey — and your feet up on the couch.
Jan 15, 2023
How I Prep a Week of High-Protein Vegetarian Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners in Just 2 Hours
Meals that will both warm you up — and fill you up.
Jan 13, 2023
25 Easy Sides to Serve with Scallops
Round out the special-occasion seafood.
Jan 10, 2023
20 Mediterranean Diet Breakfast Recipes to Fuel Your Day
Start your morning with something feel-good and fresh.
Jan 9, 2023
18 Snow Day Dinners That Practically Make Themselves
That means you can spend more time working on that puzzle or binge-watching that show.
Jan 6, 2023
23 Chicken Skillet Recipes for All Your Weeknight Dinner Needs
These weeknight winners start on the stove.
Jan 5, 2023
A $1 Pantry Staple Is the Star of This Brilliant 5-Ingredient Pasta
Low effort, big payoff.
Jan 5, 2023