Cassidy covers all things cooking as a staff writer 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 a freelance film critic and print editor at Much Ado About Cinema.
Articles and Reviews by Cassidy Olsen
The Best Meal Kit Delivery Services of 2019
October 03, 2018 – Blue Apron and beyond—we tested the most popular meal kit delivery subscriptions.
How to modify recipes when you have an induction cooktop
September 26, 2018 – Induction cooking is efficient, safe, and and downright cool—here's how to make the most of your recipes on an induction cooktop.
This company made us our own custom shampoos—here's what happened
September 20, 2018 – Prose hair care promises tailor-made products that will address all your hair and scalp needs—we tested them to see if they actually work.
5 ways to pack a better work lunch
September 11, 2018 – Work lunch should be delicious, even if it's coming from home. Here are the best ideas and products we've tested to make that happen.
The 10 most popular make-ahead breakfast ideas on Pinterest
September 06, 2018 – From easy baked oatmeal to egg bites and monkey bread, these are the most popular make-ahead breakfast recipes on Pinterest right now.
Dutch ovens are the perfect wedding gift—here's the best one to buy
September 06, 2018 – Take the guesswork out of gifting with our favorite dutch oven.
The 10 most popular back-to-school lunch ideas on Pinterest
August 21, 2018 – Brown bag lunches can be so much more than soggy sandwiches.
Vitamix is recalling over 100,000 blender containers—here's what you need to know
August 15, 2018 – Love your Vitamix? Make sure it's not one of the two models that were recently associated with a recall.
Watch out—these 8 foods have recently been recalled
August 10, 2018 – From Vanilla Almond Breeze to Taco Bell dip and Ritz Crackers, these are the recently recalled foods to avoid this month.
Is this budget blender the Vitamix alternative we've been waiting for?
August 03, 2018 – We tested the first and only blender from robot vacuum company Eufy against the Vitamix Pro Series 750 to see how it stacks up.
I tried cooking like Martha Stewart for a week—here’s what happened
July 31, 2018 – Can Martha Stewart's meal kit transform a regular cook into a superstar host?
You're preheating your oven wrong
July 24, 2018 – Using the broiler? Shortening the bake time? Skipping the step entirely? Here's what you should (and shouldn't) be doing to preheat your oven.
These are the Prime Day deals Reviewed’s editors would buy
July 17, 2018 – Prime Day is here, and the Reviewed staff is looking to spend their extra cash on these great deals.
You're hard-boiling your eggs wrong
July 11, 2018 – This simple task is harder to perfect than it seems. We've got the solution.
Air fryers are the next hot kitchen gadget—here's why you don't need one
July 09, 2018 – Thinking about getting an air fryer? Let us tell you why you don't need one—and what you should buy instead.
Is this new stand mixer the next KitchenAid?
July 06, 2018 – Is this new stand mixer better than a KitchenAid?
The 10 most popular keto recipes on Pinterest
July 06, 2018 – Mix up your ketogenic diet with these Pinterest-approved ideas
Plastic bags are being banned across the US—here's what you need to do
June 27, 2018 – What you need to know before you ditch the platic
The 10 most popular summer recipes on Pinterest
June 22, 2018 – Pinterest has got you covered with these top ideas for summer cooking.
The Best Blenders Under $100 of 2019
March 28, 2017 – We test some of the most popular affordable blenders to see which is best.