Ariel Knutson

Arie was the Features Director at Kitchn. She lives in Los Angeles.
This $35 Food Processor Is So Shockingly Good, I’ll Never Upgrade
Save money, time, and effort with this tiny powerhouse.
Jul 20, 2021
Costco Is Beginning to Test Curbside Pickup
This is where it's currently available.
Jan 21, 2021
Good News, Disney Fans: Pyrex Just Launched a Limited-Edition Mickey Mouse Collection
There’s a new way to bring your favorite Disney character home that doesn’t involve picking up a set of ears at the gift shop.
Jul 1, 2020
The Founder of Trader Joe’s Has Passed Away at Age 89
Joe Coulombe, who founded the first-ever Trader Joe's in 1967, died late Friday night at home in Pasadena, California. He was 89 years old, reports the New York Times.
Mar 2, 2020
6 Things You Should Know About Your New Instant Pot
Don't use this gadget until you've done your homework.
Dec 23, 2019
5 Instagrammers to Follow If You’re Trying to Get Better at Meal Prep
You’ve probably heard it many times before: Meal planning is a great way to eat healthier and save money. But where do you even begin? You can buy all the nice containers you want, and understand the golden rule of meal planning, but how do you actually decide what to make for the week? Meal templates are a great place to start for planning, but if you’re more of a visual person, Instagram might have what you’re looking for.
May 3, 2019
The 6 Smartest Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker in the Summer
While you might associate the slow cooker with colder months, it doesn't need to collect dust the second it gets hot out.
Jul 15, 2018
What Anthony Bourdain Meant to Me
I remember working at Jean-Georges restaurant when I was 22 and someone asking me what my ideal job would be. I had failed to get any kind of real writing career out of college, and most nights I stayed out late with my coworkers spending what little money I did have on food I couldn’t afford. So of course, without hesitation, I said I wanted to be Anthony Bourdain. Could there have been a different answer? For a writer obsessed with food, Anthony Bourdain represented the very best life.
Jun 8, 2018
Mario Batali’s Cinnamon Rolls and the Power of Rage Baking
It was less than a week after Eater published its report on Mario Batali and his sexual misconduct that the chef wrote an “apology letter” to his fans and readers that ended with, none other than, a recipe for cinnamon rolls. Most of the reactions to this recipe addendum pointed to the obvious: that Batali and whoever was in charge of his newsletter didn’t take these allegations seriously enough.
Jan 17, 2018