Taylor Kocher

Taylor is a freelance writer, food blogger, and baker from Eastern Pennsylvania. She loves exploring new cities and has helped teach cooking classes and assisted a private chef. When not working, you’ll probably find her whipping up something sweet in the kitchen or binging Food Network. She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their cat, Nala.
I Used the “3 in 1” Grocery Shopping Method and Cut My Budget in Half — Here’s How It Works
There's less waste and plenty of “just for fun” items.
May 5, 2024
My Mom's Legendary Potato Stuffing Is Worth Fighting Over
It’s truly perfect.
Nov 12, 2023
The $4 Cereal I Buy for My Favorite No-Bake Treats (No, It’s Not the One You Think)
They’re sweet, peanut-buttery, and a little bit nostalgic.
Feb 28, 2023
Spinach-Artichoke Grilled Cheese Is the Comfort Food Mash-Up You Need
This fun, weeknight-friendly dinner is melty, savory, creamy, and briny.
Feb 8, 2023
Extra-Cheesy Mashed Potato and Bacon Pizza Is the Ultimate Comfort Food
It's inspired by my favorite pie at Otto Pizza.
Dec 2, 2022
7 Items That Are Cheaper at Trader Joe’s than at My Usual Grocery Store
Including butter, eggs, cream cheese, and more.
Nov 19, 2022
I Tried Every Store-Bought Hot Cocoa Mix I Could Find — These Are the 2 I’ll Buy Again
Taste Test
The winner beat out my childhood favorite cocoa.
Nov 16, 2022
Creamy Cacio e Pepe Brussels Sprouts Are Absolutely Irresistible
The vegetable side dish you'll make all winter long.
Nov 5, 2022
This $2 Winter Staple Tastes Even Better in the Summer
Trust me.
Aug 13, 2022
I Tried the Frozen Pastries I Was Obsessed with as a Kid and All I Can Say Is, Wow
"With one bite, my hands and mouth were as messy as I remember."
Jun 22, 2022
8 Childhood Snacks You Thought Were Discontinued but Actually Aren’t
Did you barter with animal crackers too?
Jun 19, 2022
We Have Three Words for You: Hawaiian Pizza Skewers
We said what we said.
Jun 9, 2022
9 Trader Joe’s Frozen Dinners That Are Even Better for Breakfast
They're all $5 or less!
May 26, 2022
These Kiwi Frozen Yogurt Bites Are the Best Way to Cool Off This Summer
They're super simple to make.
May 19, 2022
Ferrero Has Recalled 2 Varieties of Its Kinder Chocolate Due to Salmonella Concerns
Check those Easter baskets ASAP.
Apr 12, 2022
I Tried Every Pint of Store-Bought Chocolate Ice Cream I Could Find — These Are the 2 I’ll Be Buying Again
Taste Test
Including a dairy-based and dairy-free winner!
Apr 11, 2022
The Freezer Find I Keep on Hand for Easy, Near-Instant Apps All Year Round
It's great for sweet and savory preparations!
Apr 9, 2022
9 Ways You Could Save Money Every Time You Grocery Shop, According to Supermarket Cashiers
We spoke to cashiers at Trader Joe's, Targets, Ralph's, and more!
Mar 29, 2022
This Hack Shows You How to Get Perfect Mini Pie Crusts
And it uses an unexpected item you most likely have on hand!
Mar 28, 2022
I Tried This Homemade Recipe for Cosmic Brownies — Here’s How It Measured Up to the O.G. Nostalgic Treat
This recipe is basically Cosmic Brownies ... for adults!
Mar 27, 2022
I Love This $6 Condiment So Much, I Started Buying a Few Jars at a Time
It plays very well with cheese.
Mar 25, 2022
This Incredibly Simple Baking Hack Will Make Your Muffin Tops Bigger and Better
You'll wish you knew this one sooner.
Mar 23, 2022
Giada de Laurentiis’ Lemon Spaghetti Features a No-Cook Sauce That’s Ready in Minutes
In this upgraded version of her popular dish, she subs out regular spaghetti noodles for a super-fun pasta shape.
Mar 14, 2022
My Grandma’s Shoofly Pie
It's best served with a hot cup of coffee.
Mar 12, 2022
Machine Gun Kelly Revealed That His Daughter Taught Him the Best Way to Make Blueberry Pancakes
Very much here for a cooking lesson from Casie!
Mar 9, 2022
I Tried All the Frozen Mozzarella Sticks I Could Find — The Winner Is a Crispy, Gooey Masterpiece
Taste Test
"The breading has just the right amount of salt to balance out the rich mozzarella cheese."
Mar 3, 2022
Dunkin’ Has a Festive New Shamrock Macchiato on the Menu That’s Perfect for Your St. Patty’s Day Celebration
Plus two salted caramel drinks and toast options, too!
Feb 23, 2022
I Tried Cheesy Hawaiian Pizza Rolls and They’re the Grown-Up Version of a Nostalgic Favorite
"I can see my high-school self making these as an after-school snack. And now as my more mature adult self, I think these would make the perfect appetizer for a casual dinner party or game night."
Feb 20, 2022
Chicken Biscuit Pot Pie Is the Perfect Shortcut Meal to Warm Up This Week’s Menu
I know what I'll be making this weekend!
Feb 16, 2022
My Grandma’s Chocolate Cake Is the Only One That Matters
Kitchn Love Letters
It's impossibly moist and fudgy.
Feb 10, 2022