Naomi Tomky

Seattle-based writer Naomi Tomky uses her unrelenting enthusiasm for eating everything to propel herself around the world as an award-winning food and travel writer.
This “Twisted Bacon” Technique Is the Secret to Perfect Bacon
This tip is especially great for hungry families.
Dec 19, 2023
A Smart Trick for Measuring Peanut Butter, Honey, and Other Sticky Ingredients
No more sticking to the measuring cup.
Aug 22, 2021
This Is Ina Garten’s Most-Used Kitchen Tool
You probably already have it in your house.
Dec 4, 2020
'Tis the Season: Costco’s Legendary Wine Advent Calendar Is Back in Stores!
It popped up early this year for a little extra cheer.
Nov 27, 2020
This Is When Grocery Stores Are the Least Crowded, According to Google
If you’ve been feeling like your grocery store seems awfully crowded these days, you might consider finding a different time to shop.
Nov 23, 2020
Jennifer Garner Calls This Kitchen Tool “Life Changing”
If you love cast iron, this is a must.
Nov 12, 2020
This TikTok “Grocery Store Musical” Is a Must Watch Before Your Weekly Trip
TikTok is one of our favorite sources for food content these days. Because in between creative dessert recipes using the air fryer, and useful tips about how to clean plastic storage containers, sometimes things get a little weird (and delightful). Case in point: This grocery store musical.
Oct 18, 2020
Aldi Fans Are Obsessed With These $8 Kitty Haunted Houses
The houses include catnip and two scratch pads.
Oct 15, 2020
The Latest Coronavirus Shortage Isn’t Toilet Paper, It’s Appliances
NPR reports that after all the yeast and flour shortages of early quarantine, what’s really hard to track down these days isn’t a specific food, but the appliance in which we store our food.
Oct 7, 2020
Grocery Stores Have the Most Trusted Safety Protocols of All Retailers, According to a New Survey
It's a relief given the essentialness of them.
Jul 28, 2020
These Parents Set Up a Sample Station for Their Costco-Loving Daughter
It's the most adorable thing you'll see all day.
Jun 12, 2020
The Real Reason Aldi Stores Don’t Play Any Music
It's saving you money.
Jun 1, 2020
WGBH Is Airing a Week of Free Julia Child Content—Here’s How to Watch
We could all use a little more Julia Child.
May 22, 2020
This Is the Most Popular Cocktail In Your State, According to Google
Does your state seem accurate?
May 19, 2020
Amazon Just Made All of Its Food Network Content Free on Their Devices
You have to own an Amazon Echo, Fire tablet, or Fire TV.
May 2, 2020
Some Cities Are Restricting Reusable Grocery Bags—Here’s What You Need to Know
Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker has now banned all reusable bags, and lifted the plastic bag ban and any charges for using single-use bags.
Mar 28, 2020
Here’s One Way You Can Help Local Businesses During the Coronavirus Pandemic
There’s no beating around the bush anymore: the United States is fully immersed in the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a scary time, first and foremost for the health and well-being of the population, but also for our communities — particularly the small businesses that depend on foot traffic and are hit hard first by people staying home voluntarily and now by the government-mandated shutdowns in many parts of the country.
Mar 18, 2020
Martha Stewart’s New TV Show Is Basically ‘Survivor’ Meets ‘Great British Bake Off’
The contestants will compete for a $25,000 kitchen.
Mar 5, 2020
An Aldi Fan Shared the Perfect Tip for Speeding Up Weeknight Cooking
A recent post on an Aldi Facebook group recently got a lot of attention because one fan and her mom have a new, smart system for meal planning.
Jan 20, 2020
Costco’s $100 Brandy-Filled Dragon Will Be the Talk of Your Holiday Table
Thanks to Costco (and, of course, the Reddit Costco forum), the world will not miss out on the giant dragon shaped bottle of brandy.
Dec 7, 2019
Meghan Markle Is Releasing a Charity Cookbook for Grenfell Fire Victims
Meghan Markle: Duchess of Sussex, and queen of the kitchen. Long before she married into England’s royal family, the former actress scooped frozen yogurt, kept a lifestyle blog, and made three-ingredient pasta sauce. Now, she’s using her pull to help publish a cookbook to support a community ravaged by tragedy.
Sep 18, 2018