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Cierra Cowan

Cierra Cowan is a curious intellectual, especially when it comes to literature or the human brain (both of which she studied in undergrad). When she's not writing for Buzzfeed or her personal blog, she can be found hiking, cooking or playing her instrument, the bassoon.

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10 Best Bakeware Sets of 2023 Shot

10 Best Bakeware Sets of 2023

What to Buy | Cookware

The best bakeware sets help you tackle your culinary endeavors with confidence. See our top picks among baking dishes, baking pans and more.

37 Best Things to Do in San Francisco Shot

37 Best Things to Do in San Francisco

San Francisco City Guide

There's certainly no shortage of incredible things to do in San Francisco. See our ultimate guide to exploring the City by the Bay in all its glory.

The 8 Best Stockpots for Soup Season in 2023 Shot

The 8 Best Stockpots for Soup Season in 2023

What to Buy | Cookware

Make the most of soup season with the best stockpots on the market. Whether you're a home chef or a professional, there are options for every cozy kitchen.

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47 Fun Easter Party Ideas for 2023

Entertaining | Holiday

Put a smile on everyone's face with these Easter party ideas to get the festivities hoppin'! Find some inspiration for fabulous Easter food, décor and more.

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Japanese vs. German Knives: Which Is Best?

What to Buy | Cookware

The difference between Japanese vs. German knives comes down to design, precision and construction. Find out which of these kitchen workhorses is right for you.

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13 Best Meal Prep Containers to Keep Food Fresh

What to Buy | Cookware

Save time in the kitchen with these top-recommended meal prep containers! Make life a little easier while keeping your favorite foods fresher for longer.

14 Types of Pans Every Cook Needs Shot

14 Types of Pans Every Cook Needs

What to Buy | Cookware

Looking for the best types of pans for your every culinary need? Our guide to the best types of cookware has your kitchen covered.

Your Kitchen Essentials Checklist for a Happy Holiday Shot

Your Kitchen Essentials Checklist for a Happy Holiday

What to Buy | Cookware

Get your list and check it twice: This kitchen essentials checklist has everything you need to cook your way through the ultimate Christmas feast.

41 Fabulous 40th Birthday Gift Ideas Shot

41 Fabulous 40th Birthday Gift Ideas

Gifts | Birthday

Make their big 40 extra fabulous with these 40th birthday gift ideas! Whether for Mom or Dad, a sibling or spouse, or your friend's 4-0, every base is covered.

25 Fun Ways to Enjoy Winter in NYC Shot

25 Fun Ways to Enjoy Winter in NYC

New York City Guide

Experience the magic of winter in NYC with everything from fashion to flea markets to fine dining. The Big Apple is just as delicious in the cold!