Lauren Masur

Lauren was the Groceries Editor for Kitchn.
7 Moms Share the Best Things People Brought Them After They Had a Baby
When in doubt, bring food.
May 9, 2023
Trader Joe’s Commits to Changing the One Thing We Dislike Most
One fix is in effect ... right now!
Oct 25, 2022
The Mind-Blowing Trader Joe’s Trick We Just Learned on TikTok
Think your favorite snack is out of stock? Think again.
Sep 6, 2022
We’re a Family of 4 in Spokane — Here’s How Much We Spent on a Week’s Worth of Groceries
A week of delicious, no-cook meals from this family.
Sep 22, 2021
I Tried Every Single Jarred Pasta Sauce at Trader Joe’s — These Are the Ones I’ll Buy Again
There is a time and a place for jarred pasta sauce: The time is all the time and the place is my kitchen. (Can someone print that on a wooden sign and sell it in Home Goods? Thanks.) That’s not to say that I don’t have a deep love and appreciation for the homemade stuff, which pretty much courses through my Italian American, New Jersey-born veins. It’s just that in a pinch, jarred pasta sauce feels like a gift from up above.
Aug 4, 2021
We Make $30K and Have Twins. Here’s What We Spend on Groceries.
Name: ConstanceLocation: Winchester, MAAge: 38Number of people in household: 2 adults and two 5-year-oldsOccupation: Project AssistantHousehold income: $30,000 Grocery budget: $200 for two weeksGrocery stores of choice: Costco, Stop and Shop, and the farmers marketStop and Shop is just down the road from our house so it’s the most convenient location for us to buy groceries from.
Jul 25, 2021
5 Family-Friendly Dinners from Alice Choi of Hip Foodie Mom
After everything that’s happened over the past 15 months, Alice Choi is choosing to look at the positives — and cooking at home has been one of them. For purely practical reasons, it makes sense! Alice is the blogger behind Hip Foodie Mom, which saw a boom in readers this past year when more people were finding their way around their home kitchens than ever before. (She’s also a member of the Kitchn Collective, a team of food writers and parents.
Jun 10, 2021
The 30 All-Time Best Grocery Store Snacks for Kids
Across the board, 2020 has been a year when parents and children have spent more time together than pretty much ever before. Stay-at-home orders, lapses in safe childcare options, and transitions to online school have forced new routines that have taken family time to unprecedented levels (in both good and bad ways). A clear side effect: Parents having to field way more “I’m hungrys!” than usual.
Jan 19, 2021