Meet The Kitchn Team: Regina Yunghans

Meet The Kitchn Team: Regina Yunghans

Faith Durand
Dec 28, 2010
Blogger: Regina Yunghans
Started at The Kitchn: Winter 2010

Regina, who lives in Lawrence, Kansas, is a veteran writer from Apartment Therapy. She joined us this year to write about kitchen design and kitchen accessories, and we love having her here. Her smart sense of style, and instinct for truly beautiful kitchen design, bring so much to The Kitchn. Read on to hear more about her favorite kitchen tool, secret indulgence, and cooking quote.


  1. What's your favorite kitchen tool?
    Like Megan, it has to be my immersion blender. I use it (and probably misuse it) several times a week. It's a really inexpensive little one, so I'm not at all careful with it. It has completely replaced my stand blender: I use it right in the pot for soups and purees in the winter. And in summer, it goes directly into a tall glass filled with smoothie ingredients. It came in really handy this fall for making fresh pumpkin puree.

  2. What's your secret indulgence in the kitchen?
    Peanut butter. It starts as a little dab on a Granny Smith apple (which is perfection, by the way). But it invariably ends in spoonfuls directly from the jar.

  3. What's your favorite quote on food, cooking, or eating?
    "Simplicity is not a compromise but a treasure". I don't read a lot on food, but I've found this quote from Mark Bittman to be true in the kitchen, in design, and with regard to life in general.

Cooling and Tranquil: Light Blue Kitchens
Contemporary to Classic: Cabinet Pulls
Nate Berkus Kitchens: From Milan to Chicago
Lacanche to La Cornue: 4 Gorgeous French Ranges
Edible Gift Recipe: Chocolate Balsamic Vinegar

See all of Regina's posts at The Kitchn

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