Vanessa Spilios

Vanessa received her culinary training at Boston U. and has a background in housewares product development & marketing. When not testing appliances or developing recipes, she spends her time drawing and tending to her small but mighty porch garden.
10 Planters That Will Help You Grow a Thriving Indoor Herb Garden
Enjoy fresh herbs throughout the year without an ounce of effort from you!
Mar 6, 2024
40 Best Gifts from Williams Sonoma That You Might Want to Keep for Yourself
There's something for everyone — including you! — starting at $20.
Nov 30, 2023
15 Last-Minute (But Thoughtful!) Father’s Day Gifts That’ll Still Arrive on Time
Fun subscription boxes, virtual experiences, and more!
May 24, 2023
25 Thoughtful Gifts for Dads Who Say They Don’t Want Anything
We promise, he'll love it.
May 11, 2023
This Amazon Find Has 14,000 Glowing Reviews and Creates Storage Space Out of Thin Air
Discover up to 30 inches of bonus storage space hiding in plain sight!
Mar 13, 2023
The Iconic Compact Pasta Maker That Made Our Best List Is 20% Off Right Now for Prime Day
Fresh, delicious pasta without an extra ounce of effort!
Oct 12, 2022
All-Clad’s Massive VIP Sale Is Here and It Includes This Must-Have Skillet for Just $50
Score amazing deals on cookware that'll last forever.
Nov 18, 2021
This TikTok-Famous Gadget Might Just Make You a Better Baker
It's perfect for gifting, too.
Nov 8, 2021
Here’s Where to Score 20% Off Fry Pans from All-Clad, Lodge, and More Top Brands
A deal almost as good as the sound of a sizzling pan.
Nov 1, 2021
Macy’s Just Launched Early Black Friday Deals and They Include KitchenAid, Instant Pot, and More Top Brands
Who says Black Friday has to start after Thanksgiving?
Oct 21, 2021
This Reader-Favorite Pottery Brand Just Launched a New Color with a Historic Twist
This new colorway takes us back in time.
Oct 14, 2021
Amazon Reviewers Swear By This Sturdy, Industrial-Strength Dustpan
Sayonara, sore back!
Oct 6, 2021
This Spot-Cleaning Tool Has Almost 14,000 5-Star Amazon Ratings and Can Wipe Out Years-Old Stains
"100% recommend having this machine on hand, no matter your reason."
Oct 4, 2021
This Ingenious Amazon Find Will Totally Improve the Way You Hand-Wash Dishes
No more grimy glassware.
Sep 23, 2021
All-Clad’s Epic VIP Sale Is Here and These Are the Deals to Snag ASAP
Hurry, because these deals definitely won't last!
Sep 20, 2021
The $9 Amazon Find That Keeps Glasses, Bottles, and Lids Sparkling Clean
Keep your favorite water bottle fresh and clean.
Sep 16, 2021
West Elm’s Clearance Event Is Full of Giftable Finds, Starting at $2
Stylish and inexpensive? Sign us up.
Sep 13, 2021
The 10 Best Deals from Walmart’s Labor Day Savings Event
Save big on Shark, Bissell, Nutribullet, and more.
Sep 1, 2021
Great Jones Is Having a Rare Sale on the Stylish Bakeware Our Editors Love
Perfect for fall baking or for the baker in your life.
Sep 1, 2021
Overstock’s Labor Day Event Is On and It Includes Dining Room Finds on Major Discount
Dining sets, bar carts, and area rugs, oh my!
Aug 25, 2021
The “Supremely Wonderful” Pan Our Tools Editor Uses Practically Every Day Is on Major Sale Right Now
It's perfect for frying and scrambling eggs, searing fish, browning chicken thighs, and more.
Aug 18, 2021
Made In Just Launched the Ultimate Set That’ll Get You Through the Rest of Summer (and Beyond)
If our experience with Made In has taught us anything, we expect it to sell out quickly. 
Aug 17, 2021
This Stylish Organizer Keeps Your Counter Spotless While You Cook — and It’s on Sale Right Now
Every now and then you run across something that makes your life easier. This is one of those things
Aug 6, 2021
This Ingenious Organizer Turns That Wasted Space Under Your Cabinet Into Extra Storage — and It’s on Sale for $20
It's perfect for tiny kitchens and rentals.
Aug 4, 2021
7 Game-Changing Kitchen Tools from the Brand Behind One of Our Favorite Cast-Iron Brushes
Including lots of Kitchn editor favorites.
Jul 28, 2021
Magic Bullet Just Created an Air Fryer That’s Perfect for Summer Cooking
Whip up deliciously crispy meals without turning your kitchen into a sauna.
Jul 27, 2021