Claire Lower
clairelower
Claire is the Senior Food Editor for Lifehacker and a noted duck fat enthusiast. She lives in Portland, Oregon with a slightly hostile cat.
Jul 9
6

It’s interesting how differently we approach things! Many of your staple seasonings are blends, while I’m not sure I own ANY at all— only straight, single-ingredient herbs and spices.

Jul 8
2

I typed in ‘stab the cookies’ on google to see what images came up and now I just want cookies.

Jul 6
2

Just tried this. Took only about 5 minutes total and loved the crunchy outside with the soft centers. I use Nathan onion rings and they are thick and perfect for this hack. Great idea! 

Jul 2
12

Pads of cold butter and shredded basil leaves added to tin foil and wrapped around corn that’s going on the grill. Hoy fuck.

Jul 2
3

The first time I had chicken hearts was at a Brazilian churrascaria. Was just getting accustomed to the “…every couple of minutes, a new skewer of animal bits comes by…” process, when a server came by with, what looked like at my first glance, a skewer covered in tiny roasted frogs (they leave a bit of the arteries, Read more

Jun 30
7

Great selection

I have these mini-spatulas and nothing is safe from them!
Perfect for jar wiping (eat all the peanut butter) and spreading mayo (they hold way more than a knife)

Jun 25
4

My Kitchen Aid meat grinder attachment metal parts live in the freezer. I’ve had it over a decade now and it’s always been stored there. I can’t even remember where I learned this from but I probably read it somewhere, likely some forum.

Jun 25
30

So, I completely get that the yolk is where the flavor really is in an egg, so a more homogenous scrambled egg creates a tastier overall egg. But when I was growing up my mom would never completely beat the eggs when making them, so I grew up so accustomed to seeing little nuggets of egg white in the dish. So I’ll Read more

Jun 25
4

Executive Chef here...Once you make your own homemade mayo, you’ll never go back to store bought and it takes less than 5 minutes once the ingredients are assembled. And you can use an immersion blender if you have one. But my line cooks whip this up on the line a couple times a night just with a whisk and a metal Read more

Jun 25
3

My mom always made a cucumber salad similar to this. She used mayo and a little sugar instead of garlic salt. She would also use salt and pepper. Very good and simple.