Editor, Kitchen & Cooking
Cassidy covers all things cooking as the kitchen editor for Reviewed. An experimental home chef with a healthy distrust of recipes, Cassidy lives by the "Ratatouille" philosophy that, with a few techniques and key tools, anyone can cook. Since joining Reviewed in mid-2018, she's produced in-depth reviews and guides on everything from meal kits to stand mixers and the right way to cook an egg.
Cassidy holds a Bachelor's degree in English and Film Studies from Tufts University. Outside of her work at Reviewed, she's also the film critic at The Improper Bostonian and a print editor at Much Ado About Cinema.
Articles and Reviews by Cassidy Olsen
How to clean a rusty grill
May 20, 2019 – If your grill is looking worse for wear, here's how to get it clean.
11 grilling essentials you need for your next barbecue
May 17, 2019 – We've tested the products you need to up your grill game.
The best meal kit for vegetarians now has a plan for every diet
May 16, 2019 – Sun Basket is our favorite meal kit for vegetarians—but it offers so much more.
Still need a Mother’s Day gift? This wine subscription service has you covered
May 08, 2019 – Firstleaf wine club tailors a monthly box of vino to your liking—and it's one of the best gifts I've given.
Smoothie bowls are a huge trend—here's how to make them at home
April 26, 2019 – Here's everything you need to make the perfect smoothie bowl at home.
We tried cult beauty brand Glossier's new makeup line—is it worth it?
April 09, 2019 – Glossier Play might be the bold makeup of your dreams—we tested to find out.
How to clean a Dutch oven so it'll last forever
April 01, 2019 – With the right tools, it's possible to save a scorched Dutch oven.
Picky eaters rejoice—Home Chef's new feature is a game-changer
March 21, 2019 – Picky about your proteins? This new feature from Home Chef will make your life easier.
How to make corned beef and cabbage in an Instant Pot
March 15, 2019 – You don't need to spend all day making an Irish feast this St. Patrick's Day—your Instant Pot can have it all done in under 2 hours.
This $30 gadget could save you hundreds on groceries
March 11, 2019 – The Fridge Fresh claims to use 'activated oxygen' to prolong the life of produce in your fridge—but does it actually work? We tested it ourselves to find out.
The Best Immersion Blenders of 2019
March 07, 2019 – Need a quick way to whip up soup, smoothies, and dips in the kitchen? We tested the best immersion blenders to find out what you should buy.
Instant Pot just launched their first blender—should you buy it?
February 27, 2019 – We put the Instant Pot Ace up against our favorite Vitamix—here's what happened
This one ingredient can transform your dry winter skin
February 21, 2019 – Hyaluronic acid (or HA) is the super-hydrating skin care ingredient that you should be using. Here's how it works, where to find it, and what it can do for your skin.
Sorry, you're ruining your pots and pans—here's how to make them last
February 20, 2019 – Are your favorite pots and pans looking a little worse for wear? Here's how to clean them up and care for all your cookware long-term.
Do you really need a NutriBullet?
February 12, 2019 – Everyone loves the NutriBullet, but we did our research and tested it against the best personal blenders to find out if it's worth the hype.
Will this craft pizza oven be 2019's ‘hottest’ kitchen gadget?
February 08, 2019 – The Breville Smart Oven Pizzaiolo is the hottest countertop oven ever—we took it to a real pizza chef to see what it could do.
The Best Personal Blenders of 2019
February 04, 2019 – We tested the most popular personal blenders to find which ones can whip up smoothies, shakes, and dips better than the rest.
The 10 best Instant Pot and Crock-Pot recipes for the Super Bowl
January 31, 2019 – Don't go hungry on Super Bowl Sunday—these Pinterest-approved recipes are simple, fast, and sure to please a crowd.
This $20 moisturizer is my secret weapon against winter skin
January 28, 2019 – When winter weather wreaks havoc on my skin, this heavy-duty moisturizer from Cosrx is my saving grace.
This is everything you need to know before using an Instant Pot
January 18, 2019 – Just got an Instant Pot? These are all the tips, tricks, and recipes you need to start your multicooker journey.