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Naomi Tomky


Seattle, WA, United States

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  • VinePair
  • Thrillist
  • National Geographic
  • The Kitchn
  • Condé Nast Traveler
  • HuffPost Canada
  • Food Tank
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  • Sprudge
  • Culture Magazine
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Past articles by Naomi:

Michoacán Mezcal Has Arrived Stateside — Here’s What to Expect

Rosalinda and Elizabeth Mendoza launched Mocel Mezcal in March, focusing on traditional artisanal production of Michoacán. → Read More

You Don't Need a Car to Explore These Beautiful Cities

What’s the fastest, most immersive way to see the most of a city? → Read More

Explore the Oregon Coast—but don’t touch the ‘dragon toes’

Foraging is a cultural tradition in this region but plucking salty-sweet gooseneck barnacles risks their disappearance. Here’s what to do instead. → Read More

Salt, Storms, and Seafood Await in This Stretch of Pacific Northwest Coast

Explore Tillamook, Netarts, Oceanside, and Nehalem on Oregon’s coast, and find the best things to do, from seafood to boatbuilding museums and oceanside hotels. → Read More

Smitten Kitchen Just Shared Her Stove-Cleaning Secrets — And We’re Here for Them

Deb Perelman of Smitten Kitchen recently shared her favorite cleaning products for keeping her stove sparkling clean, including a fun sponge and her favorite microfiber cloths. → Read More

Have You Ordered Your Thanksgiving Turkey Yet? The Time Is Now.

Much like last year, turkey suppliers warn of a shortage of smaller, fresh birds. Prices are up across the board thanks to the increased cost of feed and supply chain issues. → Read More

Try This Handy Tip the Next Time You're Decorating Cupcakes

If you've got big decorating plans, getting a nice flat surface on your frosted cupcakes can be a real challenge. Use this quick tip from Spoonful of Sugar for a bakery-quality finish. → Read More

The Future of Grocery Store Samples Is Looking Super Techy

Freeosk is a tech company that makes automated, touchless kiosks for grocery stores and pharmacies. It's a safe way to try free samples of your favorite products using an app. → Read More

Try This Simple Trick to Stop Berries from Bursting on the Bottom of Your Muffins

Blueberry muffins are always a favorite, but the berries have a tendency to burst on the bottom and glue themselves to the paper liner or pan. Try this super easy trick for making picture-perfect muffins with no mess. → Read More

This Trick Gives Store-Bought Dumplings and Potstickers Crispy, Lacy Bottoms

Homemade pan-fried dumplings and potstickers often form a lacy, crispy layer on the bottom sometimes called a "dumpling skirt." Use this trick to get the same magical crunch on frozen dumplings. → Read More

John Legend’s Secret to Super-Crispy Roasted Potatoes

Chrissy Teigen isn’t the only one who’s a whiz in the kitchen. John Legend shares his secret to deliciously crispy roasted potatoes in a recent Tiktok video. Follow his lead and you’ll get that signature sizzle. → Read More

Ina Garten’s Tip for Crisp-on-the-Outside, Gooey-on-the-Inside Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ina Garten always has a trick up her sleeve, and her new chocolate chip cookie recipe is no exception. She borrows a technique from Sarah Kieffer to produce cookies that are crisp and gooey all at once. → Read More

Make Meal Prepping and Lunch Packing Way Easier with This Baking Tool

While reusable cupcake liners are great for making muffins and cupcakes, they're also handy with meal prep enthusiasts. See how they use them to pack lunches. → Read More

5 Aldi Products We’re Excited About, Thanks to Jocelyn Delk Adams of Grandbaby Cakes

Adams, also known as Grandbaby Cakes, knows her stuff when it comes to food. She recently posted her favorite Aldi picks in an Instagram post with a couple of surprise choices. → Read More

A Simple Trick for Making Picture-Perfect Loaf Cakes and Quick Breads

If you've lamented that your pound cake loaves and zucchini breads don't look as pretty as the ones in the bakery window, try this tip. You'll end up with a perfect split down the top of your loaf. → Read More

This Smart Trick Makes Subpar Tomatoes Worthy of a Perfect BLT

Instead of waiting all year for the perfect summer-ripe tomatoes to arrive, use this quick and easy trick to turn slices of mediocre tomatoes into a delicious filling for the perfect BLT sandwich. → Read More

Shake Up Your Lunch Routine with This Jerk Shrimp Cobb Salad

This salad has some of the traditional elements of a classic cobb salad — like bacon, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, and tomatoes. But Jocelyn of Grandbaby Cakes shakes it up by subbing in goat cheese, jerk shrimp, and added corn. → Read More

The 10 Best Groceries You Can Buy at Aldi Right Now, According to 360,000 Shoppers

For the third year, Aldi asked its shoppers to vote on their most-loved products in a variety of categories. Here are the results. → Read More

Don't Have a Bundt Pan? Try This DIY Hack.

If you don't do much baking then there's a good chance you don't own a Bundt pan. But what if you want to try that pound cake recipe? Try this trick using common household items. → Read More

This Stress-Free Strawberry Galette Is an Ideal Summer Dessert

The filling for Alice's strawberry galette consists of fresh strawberries, turbinado sugar, lemon zest, cinnamon, and sea salt. This is all stirred together and then wrapped in homemade pastry dough. → Read More