Kirsten Nunez, Freelance Writer

Kirsten Nunez

Kirsten is a freelance writer for

Because cold pizza is not what you want, and the oven makes it easy to revive slices.
Here's what a food safety expert says and how our test kitchen team solves the problem.
They look a bit like big pink-red raisins but these mild, tangy fruits come with a host of health benefits that make them worth eating.
A number of different favorite sweets are actually free of animal ingredients and are therefore suitable for those who follow a vegan diet.
The cause is capsaicin, which is what gives chiles their spicy flavor. Learn how to stop the burn here.
The chef, cookbook author, entrepreneur, and mom shares her go-to strategies and make-ahead tips for getting dinner on the table. Plus, she reveals what's in her pantry.
She streamlines shopping, preps ahead, and aims to use as few pans as possible.
Learn how to make the most of these tasty little berries.
They're essentially a simpler, more wholesome alternative to traditional chocolate.
Soup doesn't have to be hot in order to be delicious. These recipes prove that a chilled soup is exactly what your next seasonal dinner party needs.
Learn how to save breakfast once and for all.
When it's too hot to turn on the stove, use your multicooker. Here, we share our favorite Instant Pot recipes that are just right for warm-weather meals.
Consider them your warm weather go-tos, a versatile capsule collection of recipes.
Nothing says peak summer like a ripe, juicy melon. Pick up a cantaloupe or honeydew (or both!) at the market then enjoy its refreshing sweetness in these drinks, salads, desserts, and more.
It's everywhere, but is this non-dairy milk here to stay?
These are our very favorite ways to use watermelon—other than eating it by the slice, of course! Try these watermelon recipe ideas, including cocktails, granita, and savory salads, whenever you want a cooling bite.
This French cooking method uses a hot water bath to cook food at a specific temperature, producing tender and flavorful results.
Keeping hot food hot and cold food cold is an important safety measure for summer entertaining.
It's refreshing, healthy, and easy to make; just be sure to use top-quality fish or shellfish.