Summer Rylander

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Summer is a freelance food and travel writer based in Nuremberg, Germany.
The $14 Kitchen Gadget That’ll Make You a Much Better Cook and Baker
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"I think every home cook needs one of these in their kitchen."
Feb 2, 2022
I’ve Been Living in Germany for 5 Years and These Are My Favorite German Cookbooks for Holiday Baking
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For pfeffernüsse, streuselkuchen, and more!
Dec 10, 2021
This Tiny Appliance Is an Unsung Holiday Hero — And I’m Using Mine All Winter Long
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You can get one for less than $30!
Dec 8, 2021
I’m in Love with This $28 “Brownie Tin” from England That’s Endlessly Useful
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"I don’t think I’ve ever cleaned a piece of bakeware so easily!"
Dec 2, 2021
The 8-Inch Nonstick Skillet I Use Way More than I Ever Expected
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"If I’m being honest, I bought it purely out of curiosity."
Dec 1, 2021
This Stunning Pie Dish Is the Only One I’ll Use
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It makes even the messiest creations worthy of an Instagram post.
Nov 10, 2021
I Splurged on This Top-of-the-Line Pasta Maker — And I’m Never Going Back to Store-Bought Noodles
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It's less than $85, so let's call it a semi-splurge.
Nov 1, 2021
I Splurged on This French Carbon Steel Skillet, and Now I Use It Every Day
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It's $70 and worth every penny.
Oct 27, 2021
The 6 Tools I Bought When I Moved to Germany (And One I Brought with Me)
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I traded a 1,650-square-foot house for an 850-square-foot apartment.
Oct 13, 2021
The One Gadget You Need for Super-Easy Dinners This Fall (and Beyond)
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It can fit an entire roast chicken.
Oct 7, 2021
This French Find Is the Best Thing I've Bought for My Kitchen in Years
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And if you love cheese, you'll love it, too.
Sep 27, 2021
The Old-School Egg Gadget That Makes My Mornings a Million Times Better
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And it costs less than $20.
Sep 7, 2021
The $25 Kitchen Buy That Makes Me a Better Cook — And Keeps Me Organized
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You wouldn't think there's much to say about this set, and yet, here we are.
Aug 2, 2021
I Love This Induction-Friendly, German-Made Frying Pan More than My Cast Iron Skillet
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It's oven-safe and incredibly durable, too.
Jul 27, 2021
I Don’t Mean to Be Dramatic, but This $25 Lid Stand Is Everything
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A simple gadget that solves an inconvenient (and recurring!) issue.
Mar 4, 2021