Valerie covers kitchen & cooking for Reviewed.com. She is an experienced home cook with a passion for experimenting with the cuisines of countries she has visited. Driven by an interest in food science, Valerie approaches the culinary scene with a firm grasp of cooking processes and extensive knowledge of ingredients. She believes food speaks to all people regardless of language and cultural background.
Valerie holds a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Emerson College. Prior to Reviewed, her byline can be seen on the Sampan Newspaper, Sixth Tone and the Boston Globe.
Articles and Reviews by Valerie Li
Turkish ice cream is everywhere—here's how to make it at home
August 21, 2019 – We recreated the world's oldest ice cream in our own kitchen.
Your fridge is a mess—here's how to organize it
August 21, 2019 – There's a right way to refrigerate your food.
Here’s the secret to perfect air fryer french fries
August 16, 2019 – Everything you need to know about how to make fries in an air fryer.
This soft serve machine promises healthy ice cream—does it work?
August 07, 2019 – Everything you need to know about the Yonanas soft serve machine.
10 dorm room kitchen essentials every college student needs
August 06, 2019 – Packing for school? These dorm essentials will make the transition a breeze.
12 products you need to pack the best lunches this year
August 05, 2019 – Dreading work lunch? Here are 12 products to make it exciting again.
Savoring summer? Here's the secret to the perfect lobster roll
July 31, 2019 – The secret to making the best New England lobster roll is Kewpie Mayonnaise.
Our favorite pod coffee maker is better than a Keurig—here's why
July 26, 2019 – We put the Nespresso VertuoPlus by Breville into the test.
This is the only product I use to bring my lunch to work
July 17, 2019 – I packed lunch with a Monbento box for a year—here’s what happened.
People are obsessed with Away luggage—but is it worth the hype?
July 10, 2019 – We tried the Away luggage carry-on that everyone is talking about.
Forget the pan—here's how to make crepes with a crepe maker
July 09, 2019 – How to celebrate Bastille Day with this amazing crepe maker
Here's the one tool you need to make healthy snacks at home
June 28, 2019 – Food dehydrators are the kitchen gadgets you never knew you needed.
Paella is the perfect summer crowd-pleaser—here's how to make it
June 25, 2019 – Expand your summer cooking repertoire with this delicious paella recipe.
The Best Single-Serve Pod Coffee Makers of 2019
June 20, 2019 – These are the best single serve coffee pod brewers available.
Nespresso vs. Keurig: Which single-serve coffee maker is best?
June 20, 2019 – We put the two biggest single-serve pod coffee brands to the test.
Yes, air fryers can be healthy—here’s what you need to make
June 13, 2019 – With these air fryer recipes, making veggies can be easy and healthy.
Crock-Pot vs. Instant Pot: Which makes better chicken?
June 12, 2019 – We tested two chicken recipes in an Instant Pot and a Crock-Pot.
10 things you should never go on long flights without
May 30, 2019 – These travel essentials keep me sane on long flights.
10 popular summer kitchen gadgets you need for your next barbecue
May 27, 2019 – Here's what you need to kick off your summer cooking.
Here's the one thing you should never do when grilling
May 22, 2019 – You should know before you grill.