Stephanie Ganz

Once a professional chef (in the lifetime before kids), Stephanie Ganz has written for Bon Appetit, Eater, BUST, and Virginia Living and is a regular contributor to Richmond Magazine. She lives in Richmond, Virginia with her husband, two girls, and one excellent cat. Follow her online: @salganz (Instagram) and @onioncloute (Twitter).
We Asked 3 Chefs to Name the Best Ice Cream, and They All Said the Same Thing
It’s “ultra-creamy” and “custard-like.”
Jul 11, 2024
My Kids Have Played with Dozens of Backyard Water Toys Over the Years — Here Are the Ones They Really Loved
Not all water toys make the grade. These totally do.
Jul 3, 2024
My Favorite No-Cook Meals for Super Hot Summer Days (My Kids Love Them)
The "No-Cook Summer Supper" has become my specialty.
Jun 24, 2024
“Walking Tacos” Might Just Be the Perfect Summer Family Meal (They’re So Easy)
I could easily serve this once a week and receive no pushback from my family, which is saying something.
Jun 23, 2024
We Asked 3 Chefs to Name the Best Potato Chips, and They All Said the Same Thing
Turns out, it’s a crunch thing.
Jun 20, 2024
The Best Twin Mattresses for Kids
After hours of reading and research, these 10 kids' twin mattresses stood out.
Jun 10, 2024
Why I Stopped Buying Cheddar at the Grocery Store — Except This One
It melts like a dream and tastes amazing.
May 16, 2024
We Asked 3 Chefs to Name the Best Canned Tuna, and They All Said the Same Thing
“Turns out, there’s one hook for all three.”
Apr 26, 2024
We Asked 1,000 Parents to Tell Us the Best Humidifier for The Nursery, and The Winner Was the Easiest to Clean
The biggest selling point? Every part can go in the dishwasher.
Mar 26, 2024
We Asked a Mattress Expert to Tell Us Which Crib Mattress Is the Best (and Why), and There Were 2 Top Choices
Breathable? Check. Safe materials? Check. Firm? Check.
Mar 22, 2024
We Asked 3 Chefs to Name the Best Boxed Cake Mix and They All Said the Same One
“It has a great bouncy texture that doesn't crumble.”
Mar 11, 2024
The New Nestig x Richard Scarry Nursery Collection Is Just Too Cute
And we have a few favorites.
Feb 6, 2024
The Showstopping French Alternative to Sweet Potato Casserole
These crispy, savory-sweet stacks will delight everyone this Thanksgiving.
Nov 15, 2023
The Best Stocking Stuffers for Kids, Starting at Just $1
For extra moments of joy during the holidays.
Nov 9, 2023
The Best Toys for Imaginative Play
Open-ended toys are the way to go.
Nov 7, 2023
The Secret to Incredible Roast Chicken Is Something You’re Definitely Throwing Away
I've made this too many times to count.
Nov 7, 2023
19 Great Gifts for 10-Year-Olds
10-year-olds are practically tweens, so look for gifts for their evolving interests and abilities!
Nov 6, 2023
The Best Gifts 7-Year-Olds Will Love
Gifts that'll help them explore their imagination while learning more about the world around them!
Nov 1, 2023
The Best Gifts for Active Kids
Toys that'll keep up with kids on the move!
Oct 31, 2023
This Popular 2-Ingredient “Breakfast Pasta” Is My Family’s New Obsession
Kids everywhere rejoice: Yes, you CAN eat pasta for breakfast!
Oct 7, 2023
10 New Dinner Theme Night Ideas Kids Will Love
Good ol' pizza and taco nights will always be the reigning champs of the theme night game, but here are some fresh ideas!
Oct 4, 2023
The Best Zipper Sheets to Solve the Worst Bed-Making Task
You already know what we’re talking about!
Sep 20, 2023
12 Kids’ Bath Towels We Really Love 
Some are great for adults, too!
Sep 13, 2023
How to Set Up the Perfect Backyard Movie Night
There’s something SO FUN about watching a movie on the big screen in your own yard.
Sep 9, 2023
Our Guide to the Best Family Camping Gear
You know the motto: Be prepared!
Sep 6, 2023
14 Back-to-School Supplies That Get the Job Done but Are Also Fun (Because, Kids)
Um, yes to light-up, cat-ear headphones.
Aug 22, 2023
The Best Subscription and Hands-On Learning Gifts for Kids
What’s better than a gift you give once? A gift that keeps on giving!
Aug 11, 2023
My Daughter’s Favorite Baby Alive Dolls Are on Sale During Prime Day
They’re so much more affordable now.
Jul 11, 2023
The Best Twin-over-Queen Bunk Bed for Kids and Adults
They’re perfect for little and big kids alike.
Jun 30, 2023
The Best Bunk Beds Under $600
They’re so much more fun than regular beds!
Jun 29, 2023
The 13 Best Mattress Protectors for Cribs and Kids’ Beds
It’s key to your mattress’ longevity.
Jun 21, 2023