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).
The Easiest Way to Freeze Rhubarb
So you can enjoy it anytime of year.
May 7, 2024
Why I Stopped Buying Cheddar at the Grocery Store — Except This One
It “melts like a dream and tastes amazing.”
May 4, 2024
Wait, Can You Microwave Paper Plates?
Here’s what you need to know.
Apr 19, 2024
We Asked 3 Chefs to Name the Best Canned Tuna, and They All Said the Same Thing
“Turns out, there’s one hook for all three.”
Apr 3, 2024
12 Spice Brands to Stock in Your Kitchen, According to Chefs
Groceries
Every good chef has a secret ingredient or two — this is where they find them.
Mar 21, 2024
Can You Really Microwave Peeps?
Here’s what actually happens if you do.
Mar 17, 2024
The $3 Trader Joe’s Snack You’ll Want to Buy in Bulk (No, It’s Not the Famous Chili & Lime Chips)
They “make a workaday lunch seem luxurious.”
Mar 8, 2024
We Asked 3 Chefs to Name the Best Boxed Cake Mix and They All Said the Same One
“It has a great bouncy texture that doesn't crumble.”
Feb 24, 2024
Factor’s Ready-to-Eat Meals Are the Easiest Thing I’ve “Cooked” All Year
Shopping
All you do is hit a button on the microwave or oven.
Dec 27, 2023
The Best $1 Freezer Find We Bought at Aldi All Year
Plus seven more items we couldn't get enough of in 2023.
Dec 26, 2023
5 Popular Types of Cocktail Glasses You Should Know About
Mixology made easy.
Dec 22, 2023
The 14 Best Trader Joe's Frozen Finds We Tasted This Year
Number seven is incredible.
Dec 20, 2023
The Surprising Reason Why Caviar Is So Expensive
The hefty price tag, explained.
Dec 15, 2023
This Is the Most Popular Tumbler That Readers Bought in 2023
Shopping
These flew off the shelves!
Dec 12, 2023
The Surprising Ingredient That Makes Latkes Way Crispier
Nope, it’s not in the baking aisle.
Dec 8, 2023
Why Knowing the Temperature of Boiling Water Is Actually So Important
Do you know off the top of your head?
Nov 30, 2023
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
What Exactly Is a Clove of Garlic Anyways?
The more you know.
Oct 13, 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
How to Freeze Corn So You Can Enjoy a Taste of Summer Year Round
When you finally get tired of eating fresh summer corn, freeze it.
Sep 1, 2023
If You Have Two Minutes, You Can Use This Pizza Oven
Shopping
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
Groceries
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