Mara Weinraub

Senior Editor, Groceries

Mara is the Groceries Editor at The Kitchn. She's fascinated with how we eat and what it says about our society. She lives in New York City where she stocks a minimum of three peanut butter jars in her apartment at all times.
We Tried 14 Cans of Chili — And One Brand Swept All 3 Categories
We were truly shocked by the results.
Feb 23, 2024
The $3 Aldi Frozen Grocery Staple I’ll Be Eating All Winter Long
Highly recommend picking up a second bag while you're at it.
Jan 29, 2024
We Tried 12 Hot Cocoa Mixes — And the Winner Took Us All By Surprise
Gotta love when that happens.
Jan 13, 2024
The $5 Aldi French Treat That Has Me Going Back for Seconds
It's the perfect breakfast pastry.
Jun 21, 2023
I Tried the “Dangerously Delicious” Costco Pie — Here’s What I Thought
The 4.5-pound pie is a sight to behold.
May 16, 2023
The Scrumptious Snack I Always Snag From the Dollar Store
Try the Farmer's Pantry Honey Butter Cornbread Crisps for a cheap and delicious snack. They're $1.25 at the Dollar Tree.
Apr 19, 2023
The $20 Costco Staple Members Only Have to Buy Once a Decade
It comes in handy for dinner prep, baking pies, or even packing your suitcase.
Feb 10, 2023
20 of Trader Joe's Employees' Favorite Fall Groceries
Number six has new favorite dinner shortcut written all over it.
Oct 30, 2022
I'm in HR and My Husband is a Medical Resident — We Spent $62 on Groceries
We came in $13 under budget!
Aug 20, 2022