Stephanie Ganz

Once a professional chef (in the lifetime before kids), Stephanie Ganz has written for Bon Appetit, Eater, BUST, and Virginia Living and is a regular contributor to Richmond Magazine. She lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband, two girls, and one excellent cat. Follow her online: @salganz (Instagram) and @onioncloute (Twitter).
12 Spice Brands to Stock in Your Kitchen, According to Chefs
Every good chef has a secret ingredient or two — this is where they find them.
1 day ago
Can You Freeze Leftover Wine?
Here's what to do if you don't want your bottle to go to waste.
Nov 22, 2023
The Crafty $6 Hosting Hack Every Thanksgiving Spread Needs
The best part? It minimizes cleanup substantially.
Nov 17, 2023
What Is Cognac? All About the Beloved French Brandy
Victor Hugo, famous French writer and the author of Les Miserables, described Cognac as the liquor of the gods. This sentiment might explain why Cognac, the beloved amber spirit, has been produced for centuries. Just like wine, Cognac is a staple in France and has a rich history.
Nov 14, 2023
This $24 Easy Festive Centerpiece Will Be the Star of Your Thanksgiving (and Beyond)
The best part? You can use it again and again.
Nov 11, 2023
The $4 Chef-Approved Trick to Lump-Free Gravy — Every Time
Lump-free gravies! Velvety sauces! Flaky pie crusts! And more!
Nov 8, 2023
28 Clever Thanksgiving Hacks That Will Make You So Grateful
Happy Hosting!
Um, you can double the size of your dining table in minutes?
Nov 6, 2023
The 9 Types of Salt Every Home Cook Should Know
Are you using kosher for everything?
Oct 24, 2023
How to Freeze Apples So They Last for Months
Enjoy them all year long with our step-by-step guide.
Sep 15, 2023
The Secret to Incredible Leftover Pizza? Your Air Fryer.
Tips & Techniques
It takes just minutes!
Sep 16, 2023
7 Ways to Open a Bottle Without a Bottle Opener
You might be surprised by some of these!
Sep 15, 2023
3 Ways to Open a Can Without a Can Opener
Yes, it is possible!
Sep 14, 2023
If You Have Two Minutes, You Can Use This Pizza Oven
It can cook delicious pies so quickly!
Aug 18, 2023
The Secret to Better Roast Chicken? Feta
I've made this too many times to count.
Jul 19, 2023
8 Summer Little Luxuries — for $5 or Less! — to Pick Up at Whole Foods
Sparkling drinks, spicy marinades, croissant chips, and more!
Jul 5, 2023
The Underrated Tool I Swear by for Keeping Cookouts Pest-Free (Without Chemicals!)
Spoiler: It’s not a candle.
Jun 25, 2023
This $8 Colander Is Perfect for Berry Season
It’s too cute to pass up!
Jun 15, 2023
The $7 Pantry Staple I Swear by to Recreate My Favorite Restaurant Dishes (Plus 4 More Little Luxuries!)
Including a Trader Joe’s find I use in my favorite back-pocket summer dessert.
Jun 14, 2023
18 Mess-Free Road Trip Snacks from Costco, Trader Joe’s, Target & More
Keep your car clean with these portable picks.
Jun 1, 2023
Why I Eat Way More Broccoli During the Summer
Add a sprinkle of Parm and squeeze of lemon for the ideal dish.
May 30, 2023
The $4 Flavor Booster I Add to Absolutely Everything During Summer
Meats! Salads! Dips! Tofu! And more!
May 24, 2023
These $10 Ice Cream Sandwiches Are the Cool Treats I Wish I Had When I Was a Kid
“These are sturdy masterpieces in fun flavors.”
May 20, 2023
My Family Has Spent the Last 5 Months with Solo Stove’s Pizza Oven — It’s Been a Delicious Investment
It’s an investment that’ll last years.
May 19, 2023
What’s the Difference Between Labneh and Greek Yogurt?
The two ingredients look quite similar, but they have subtle differences that are important when cooking with them.
May 18, 2023
I Tried This Hands-Off Method for Making Polenta and It Worked Like an Absolute Charm
If you’re looking for a better, more exciting way of making polenta, make sure you’re using this technique.
May 9, 2023
Your Potato Salad Is Likely Missing a Spoonful of This Secret Ingredient
It’s most likely in your fridge right now.
May 3, 2023
Can You Freeze Hummus? Yes, Here's How
We always have a container of hummus in the fridge, and our hummus works hard for us. My kids pack hummus in their lunches with pita chips; my husband relies on it for a midday nibble with carrot sticks, and I love to snack on hummus and pita while I’m cooking dinner.Yes, you can freeze hummus quickly and easily! Hummus holds up well when frozen for about four to six months.
Apr 12, 2023
Birria Grilled Cheese Is My Family’s Favorite Dippable Sandwich
Cheesy, meaty, and so, so good.
Apr 11, 2023
This Coconut Curry Is What I Make When I Need to Get Dinner on the Table
My comforting, go-to dinner.
Apr 7, 2023
6 Groceries You Should Stock in Your Pantry for a Tastier Passover
Number six is a secret ingredient in snacks, sweets, and sides.
Apr 5, 2023
If You Buy One Thing at Trader Joe’s This Spring, Make Sure It’s This Adorable $
Nothing says spring like these smart, popular bunny planters. Get them while you can!
Apr 2, 2023
The Best Matzo Is the One You Make at Home
An easy, five-step recipe for homemade matzo.
Mar 28, 2023
What’s the Difference Between Pastrami and Corned Beef?
Here’s everything you should know about these unique cured meats.
Mar 28, 2023
Fluffy Matzo Meal Pancakes Are a Cloud-Like Breakfast Treat
The fluff and flavor come from five simple ingredients.
Mar 25, 2023