Stella Totino


Stella is a former Pastry Chef and lover of all things food. Invested in discovering fun new flavors, and the tools that help her create them, she integrates her knowledge of ingredients, cooking, and kitchens into all her research and writing for The Kitchn.
This Top-Rated Amazon Cold Brew Maker Will Save You Trips to the Coffee Shop and Money
"The taste is so smooth, I want a second brewer for decaf."
May 24, 2024
All the Editor-Favorite Coffee Essentials We Were Buzzing About in 2023
We're going to get coffee by whatever beans necessary
Dec 21, 2023
I Have Celiac Disease, and These Are 9 of My Favorite Gluten-Free Finds of the Year
Gluten-free, full of flavor!
Dec 13, 2023
The Best Dog Food Alternatives to Kibble, According to a Vet
Now my pup eats better than I do!
Sep 25, 2023
The $30 Amazon Find That No KitchenAid Stand Mixer Owner Should Be Without
It keeps my entire kitchen clean and makes baking hassle-free.
Jun 13, 2023
8 Extraordinary Easter Candy Options That You May Want to Keep for Yourself
You deserve treats that do a whole lot more than just taste sweet.
Apr 4, 2023
My Secret Ingredient to Bar-Worthy Cocktails Comes in a Can
I’m normally a wine person, but I’ll make an exception for these.
Mar 21, 2023
The Super-Cute Baking Mats I Break Out for Multiple Dinners a Week
They’re like little works of art!
Mar 15, 2023
The Small, Stylish Tumbler That Made Me Ditch My Favorite Ceramic Coffee Mug
I don't go anywhere without it!
Feb 10, 2023
I’m Usually a Chocolate Person, but This Frozen Dessert Has Totally Changed My Mind
These little bites are perfect gifts for your Valentine — or just yourself.
Feb 8, 2023
Love Persimmons? Brightland Just Launched a Fruit-Forward Vinegar You’ll Be Using on Repeat
Brightland, you've done it again!
Feb 8, 2023
The Gluten-Free Cereal That Tastes Like a Grown-Up Version of My Favorite Childhood Breakfast
My one wish is for more Three Wishes cereal!
Feb 7, 2023
This Cool Cookware Makes Entire Meals in the Microwave — It’s Also the Last Day To Shop Before Prices Increase
You'll use these versatile dishes everyday — but you better grab 'em quick!
Feb 6, 2023
These Crunchy Twists Just Became My Favorite Snack of All Time
And they're gluten-free!
Feb 2, 2023
The Gorgeous Gourmet Chocolates I’m Gifting Myself This Valentine’s Day
I fell in love at first bite.
Feb 1, 2023
The $15 Spice Organizer That Created Storage Out of Thin Air in My Tiny Kitchen
A spicy storage solution — and it's only $15!
Jan 31, 2023
The Sleek Dish Rack That Every Small Kitchen Needs — It’s Also on Sale Right Now
It fits way more than you'd expect, but doesn't take up much room.
Jan 30, 2023
Le Creuset’s New Valentine’s Day Collection Is Everything You Want Right Now
Le Creuset's our love language.
Jan 26, 2023
As a Former Pastry Chef, I Always Recommend This Baking Essential — Plus, It’s on Sale
It's about to change your bakes forever.
Jan 25, 2023
Just Trust This Garlic Lover, You Need This $8 Kitchen Tool
Trust me, garlic might as well be my middle name.
Jan 18, 2023