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Lindsay Parrill

Lindsay Parrill


Lindsay is a graduate of California Culinary Academy, Le Cordon Bleu, San Francisco, from where she holds a degree in Culinary Arts. Her favorite passions are food and creative writing, and loves to combine these two pursuits by writing about everything food and drink. She has over a decade of food writing experience, including several articles and restaurant reviews in the San Francisco Chronicle’s Food and Wine section. She is also trained in the art of food styling and photography, which she has mingled with her part-time job as a photographer.

When Lindsay isn’t developing new recipes, devouring the latest cookbooks, and writing about all things culinary arts, she is busy trying to coax her children into eating anything but macaroni and cheese.

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Scrambled eggs

There are 5 ways to make the best scrambled eggs: Learn how to master them all

There are many paths that will lead to a scrambled egg, some less traditional than others. The methods we'll discuss are the tastiest, creamiest, best methods.

This empanadas recipe is actually the perfect ‘second meal’ for leftover pot roast

Our empanadas recipe comes together quickly - because it uses leftover pot roast instead of doing it all from scratch!

Is erythritol harmful? What a dietitian says recent data means for your keto diet

We asked Dan LeMoine, RD, and Clinical Director at Phoenix-based Re:vitalize Nutrition about erythritol, including its benefits and potential health risks.
Hard apple cider in a glass, surrounded by apples.

How to make hard cider (it’s not as complicated as you think)

Learning how to make hard apple cider and actually making it is a fairly straightforward process. So, here's a quick and easy guide to doing it at home.
Plated steak dish

Our chimichurri recipe takes seconds to make, lasts for weeks in the fridge, and is great with everything

Our chimichurri recipe might change the way you eat. Seriously, it's that good - and incredibly simple
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Climate change has caused olive oil prices to skyrocket, and there’s no end in sight

Climate change and olive oil; you may not think these two things are related, but they are, and it's causing massive problems
Kung Pao Chicken

These 5 slow cooker recipes will keep you cozy all fall

Fall is the perfect time for breaking out the slow cooker, and these 5 slow cooker recipes might just keep it on your countertop all year long
A slice of quiche on a white plate

This is the only quiche recipe you’ll ever need

Looking for a great quiche recipe? Look no further — we've got one of the best around, and it's incredibly simple and wonderfully tasty.
Apple cider donuts with sugar

Apple cider donuts are a fall tradition – this is the only recipe you need

Apple cider donuts are a must for autumn days, and it's about time you learn to make these spicy little love cakes.
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Forget Hershey’s: Our chocolate sauce recipe is better, and takes 5 minutes to make

You don't need to buy chocolate sauce! Our recipe is insanely simple and comes together in a snap
Costco storefront

Costco Kirkland products are actually items made by Duracell, Keurig, Reynolds, Starbucks, and other big names

Did you know Costco has a really popular house brand? It's true - and one of the reasons why is the products are incredible. Now we know who makes them.
All-clad set

This secret All-Clad site has massive savings on the best kitchen equipment on earth

All Clad is the best kitchen equipment you can get - but it's a bit pricey. A secret site offers deep discounts.
Cold brew ice coffee

How to make cold brew coffee (plus, our 3 favorite grounds for cold brew)

If you're unaware, real cold brew is made using an entirely different method than hot coffee, and the result is a much smoother and flavorful cup.
Pickled onions

The easiest and best pickled red onion recipe we’ve ever seen belongs to Rick Bayless

Want a great pickled red onion recipe? This one is so simple it almost hurts

What are capers, anyway? Learn all about the briny ingredient that will transform your favorite dishes

While you may only know them as the star of your favorite chicken piccata recipe, capers are actually so much more than an absentminded garnish.
Carrot cole slaw

5 creative spins on coleslaw for your next cookout

Plenty of vegetables and fruits can supplement a cabbage coleslaw base, and the typical mayonnaise-laden formula isn’t the only way to make coleslaw.
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The sriracha shortage is real – but making your own sriracha is so easy you might not even care

You might not be able to find sriracha sauce, but our sriracha sauce recipe is better than store-bought any day
Oscar Mayer hot dog straw

Unfortunately, the viral hot dog straw is now a real thing

Remember the hot dog straw? Well, you can now buy one for yourself. RIP tasteful summer cookouts.
Villa Donoratico

Argentiera’s newest wine vintage promises ‘balance and intensity’ from short-season harvest

This wine is a blend of cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet franc, and Petit Verdot, and its rich and sophisticated notes can be attributed to climate change?
Campbell's soup

Campbell’s newest tomato sauce recipe actually comes from the most exclusive restaurant in the U.S.

Soup mega giant, Campbell, has just paid a cool 2.7 billion to own Rao's delicious jarred sauce.
Trader Joe's sign

Trader Joe’s is flat-out refusing to add this crowd-favorite service all major grocery stores have

Want to avoid the checkout lines at Trader Joe's? It won't happen any time soon, says company leadership
Hands toasting with red wine

These 5 incredible Napa Valley wines are worth the splurge

In every single way, Napa Valley and its treasured wines live up to even the highest expectations at which they're held. These are some of our favorites.
Salt and Straw Ice Cream

The best homemade ice cream recipe we’ve ever tried is the Salt and Straw ice cream base

Salt and Straw ice cream is incredible, and its base is the best homemade ice cream recipe we've ever made
Hand holding sea urchin

Sea urchin is the trendy new item in restaurants (and eating more of it may help save the environment)

Sea urchins have completely taken over kelp forests along the PNW coast in the last several years, and restaurants have found a tasty solution.
Person rolling pie dough

ChefSteps’ cherry pie video is actually a (free) masterclass in rolling pie dough

A lackluster pie crust can all but ruin this favorite summertime dessert. So we've turned to ChefSteps' YouTube page to help us create the perfect pie crust.
Vegan sign behind food plate

Study finds that labeling meals ‘vegan’ makes people less likely to choose them

A recent study conducted at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) indicates that meat-eaters are far less likely to choose plant-based meals when they're described using the word "vegan."
Wall Street Hustle Cocktail

The ‘Wall Street Hustle’ sous vide cocktail is simple elegance we can’t get enough of

Admittedly, the idea may sound a little bit peculiar at first, but there's just no other method of mixology that allows the fusing of flavors the way a sous vide machine does.
Dunkin' Spiked Iced Coffee

Bud Light, White Claw, and Dunkin’ Donuts are about to go to war in the spiked drinks category (seriously)

On top of everything else, Bud Light and White Claw now have to worry about - Dunkin' Donuts?!
Trader Joe's sign

You should never buy these 8 foods at Trader Joe’s — here’s why

Here are a few things to cross off this week's Trader Joe's grocery list.
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Tequila bottles have a code on the back that tells you how good it is

Knowing good tequila from cheap party swill is more complicated than just checking the price tag. But how do you tell the good from the bad?
Bacon frying in pan

The secret to tasty, crispy bacon is something you already have in your pantry

By dredging your bacon in flour before cooking it, you'll end up with an even crispier treat than you ever thought possible — all with just a little flour.
Breakfast burrito

How to make the perfect breakfast burrito at home

If you know how to make a breakfast burrito, you possess a skill that will make you pretty popular.
Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte

Starbucks’ new fall menu has supposedly leaked (and one fan-favorite is missing)

Starbucks' new fall menu has supposedly leaked, and we've got all the spicy details.
Maxwell House Iced Latte with Foam

Maxwell House now sells at-home iced lattes with foam (and they’re ridiculously simple to make)

Maxwell House has a new product that will give customers a new way to easily make coffee-shop-style iced lattes at home.

Is honey a superfood? Here are 11 reasons we think so

Raw honey can provide various health benefits from aiding digestion to soothing sore throats. Find out more here.
Pizzas on oven racks

You’re probably not using the broiler setting on your oven, but it’s a game-changer — here’s why

Your oven broiler is far more useful than you might think. We'll tell you why.
Ice cubes

Want to make a great homemade dressing? An ice cube is the secret ingredient you’re missing

It turns out, the secret to perfectly silky homemade salad dressing is probably something you have lots of at this very moment, right in your freezer.

How to perfectly reheat ribs in the oven

Are you searching for the best way to reheat barbecue ribs? Great, we got you covered! Follow these steps to reheat ribs in the oven to achieve perfection.
Chicken drumstick

How to grill the best chicken drumsticks

This is the proper way to cook chicken drumsticks on the grill. It's pretty easy to learn, and
Onions and garlic

Stop tossing your garlic and onion skins: Here are 6 incredible reasons why

It turns out that onion and garlic skin actually have some pretty incredible talents other than frustratingly sticking to our fingers when we make dinner.
Pesto pasta salad

You need to try this easy creamy pesto pasta salad recipe

This creamy pesto pasta salad is one of our favorite things to have in the fridge. We love a dish that’s versatile, and this one takes the cake.
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You might want to steal this pro chef’s ‘Jesus juice’ for use in your home kitchen

Every now and then, you might find yourself watching a cooking video, or hell, a how-to video about anything, really, and suddenly - bam - a genius tip that will change your life forever.
Beer being poured from tap

This is the most popular beer in the U.S. (you might be surprised)

While there are many excellent American beers available on the market, it seems that the beer Americans most favor isn't American in the least.
Grilled corn on the cob

These are the best recipes for grilled corn on the cob

Corn is going to be making its way onto the scene very soon. Until then, these are the grilling recipes you should test out for the best grilled corn.
Salmon pasta

Turn leftover salmon into this delicious pasta dish

All you need are leftover salmon and a few added pantry ingredients to make yourself a satisfying and rich pasta dish that's ready to impress.
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The truth about cooking with wine — everything you need to know

We're here to answer all of those burning questions you may have when it comes to cooking with wine.
Duck breast entree

This is the perfect grilled duck breast recipe

Barbecued chicken, hot dogs, and ribs are what summer love is made of, but isn't there more to smoky, charred fun than these usual suspects? We say yes.
grilled chicken salad plated

The 5 best grilled chicken salad recipes for summer

If you're going on a picnic or you just need a quick snack, these grilled chicken salad recipes will hit the spot.
El sol cocktail

8 incredible tequila cocktails in celebration of National Tequila Day

There's no better way to celebrate National Tequila Day in style than with these tequila cocktail recipes.
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Why it’s basically impossible to find Georgia peaches this summer

Georgia, the state in which peaches flourish, has suffered a record-breaking loss of peach crops due to strange weather patterns earlier this year.