Kirsten Nunez, Freelance Writer
Kirsten Nunez, Freelance Writer

Kirsten Nunez

Kirsten is a freelance writer for MarthaStewart.com.
Registered dietitians weigh in on the health benefits of tea vs. coffee.
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It's time to explore the delicious possibilities of this ingredient.
This buttery, sweet nut has a lot to offer and is definitely worth adding to your diet.
Whether you like custard-based ice cream, no-churn ice cream, or another style entirely, we explain exactly how to create the perfect cold, creamy treat.
This breakfast and brunch favorite is easy to ace when you follow our expert tips.
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You'll want to try this easy technique that produces tender, juicy fish every time.
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We reveal how vanilla bean powder differs from vanilla extract, as well as tips for how to bake with it.
This classic French technique uses parchment paper packets to "steam" foods in the oven.
You'll want to try this easy technique that produces tender, juicy fish every time.
We reveal how vanilla bean powder differs from vanilla extract, as well as tips for how to bake with it.
This classic French technique uses parchment paper packets to "steam" foods in the oven.
It's often confused with black pepper but this West African spice is actually part of the ginger family—and it's delicious in both savory and sweet dishes.
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It's an essential step in the baking process.
And is this step really necessary?
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Dietitians weigh in on the nutritional value of various different cuts.
Is rice the ultimate healthy grain? It just might be. After all, it's a gluten-free pantry staple with wide appeal. Our collection of easy recipes for rice-centric mains and sides will satisfy your family and friends.
Is rice the ultimate healthy grain? It just might be. After all, it's a gluten-free pantry staple with wide appeal. Our collection of easy recipes for rice-centric mains and sides will satisfy your family and friends.
Make sure you have olive oil, avocados and avocado oil, salmon and other fatty fish, plus nuts and seeds as part of your store cupboard staples.
Looking to improve your digestion and boost immunity? Try these easy recipes that feature probiotic, prebiotic, and fiber-rich foods known to help feed a healthy gut.
Focusing on inflammation-busting foods is one of the best things you can you do for your overall health and wellness.