Lindsay D. Mattison
Lindsay D. Mattison is a professional chef and a food writer. After graduating from Cascade Culinary school, Lindsay became the Executive Chef at Jackson's Corner in Bend, OR, where she remained from 2013 to 2016. She has a genuine passion for food and sustainable food practices. She recently found the farmer in herself and has been enjoying the trials and errors of small plot farming in Durango, CO. She is currently writing a cookbook that aims to teach home cooks how to write without a recipe., tentatively titled "The Art of Bricolage: Cultivating Confidence and Creativity in the Kitchen." Check out her food blog, Zest and Tang, at http://www.zestandtang.com
Articles and Reviews by Lindsay D. Mattison
The Best Mandolines of 2018
February 19, 2018 – After slicing pounds of vegetables - which mandolines made the cut?
Is a meat tenderizer worth your money?
January 16, 2018 – Which works better: kitchen hack or meat tenderizer?
Is a garlic press REALLY worth your money?
January 16, 2018 – Will a garlic press make your life easier or more miserable?
Is a salad spinner REALLY worth your money?
January 16, 2018 – Why settle for soggy lettuce when you can spin your way to longer lasting greens?
The Best Vegetable Peelers of 2018
January 16, 2018 – Don’t get frustrated with a dull peeler – upgrade to a super sharp one
The Best Colanders of 2018
January 16, 2018 – Not all colanders are created equally. Let us show you why.
This chef-approved device is the key to homemade crinkle cut fries
December 11, 2017 – Is this tool just too dangerous, or is it worth the risk?
2 simple tricks to cut onions without crying
December 11, 2017 – Is it possible to chop onions without crying?
This cheap kitchen gadget adds flavor to any recipe—and you need it
December 11, 2017 – Why buy a handheld lemon squeezer? Because it's super convenient.
This tool is a million times better than your bulky cheese grater
December 08, 2017 – What’s a Microplane, and what makes it such an essential kitchen tool?
Do you really need a spiralizer in your kitchen to make zoodles?
December 08, 2017 – Does a vegetable spiralizer transform vegetables into no-carb pasta?
Will this gadget save you from spending money on your avocado toast obsession?
October 31, 2017 – Does an avocado slicer make better guacamole and avocado toast?
Is this silly egg gadget the secret to a healthier brunch?
October 23, 2017 – Egg separators - worth the space in your gadget drawer, or not?
The Best Cutting Boards of 2018
August 25, 2017 – Your cutting board matters: good luck using your knives without it!
The Best Stainless Steel Skillets of 2018
July 19, 2017 – These are the best stainless steel skillets out there.
The Best Nonstick Pans of 2018
June 29, 2017 – You only need one nonstick pan, so we tested them to find the best!
The Best Chef's Knives of 2018
April 28, 2017 – We put 15 knives to the test to help you choose the best.
Here's why professional chefs and home cooks swear by cast iron pans
March 10, 2017 – We love cast iron pans, and we think you should, too