Ariel Scotti, Food52

Ariel Scotti


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Ariel:

Everyone (Literally Everyone) Loves This Dutch Oven

The best cast iron Dutch oven in 2022 is Lodge Cast Iron Dutch oven. It's pre-seasoned to sear meat, make pot roast, and more, perfect for outdoor and camping. → Read More

The Best Food Dehydrators for Beef Jerky, Fruit Leather & More

The best food dehydrators for fruits, vegetables, and meat include Cosori and Brod & Taylor with features like temperatures controls and dishwasher-safe trays. → Read More

The Dos (& Absolute Don’ts) of Cleaning Wood Floors

When cleaning wood floors, it's important to not use anything that will damage the finish, so we break down the best way to dry and wet clean wood floors below. → Read More

10 Best French Presses for That Flavorful, Full-Bodied Cup

We picked 10 of the best French presses for your morning brew, from double-walled stainless steel, to earthy ceramic, and functional glass. → Read More

This Baby-Friendly Humidifier Fixed My Dry Skin

The Fridababy 3-in-1 Humidifier Diffuser Nightlight has helped me—an adult—with my skin, sinuses, and sleep. Here's our review of the multitasking gadget. → Read More

This Simple Planner Feels Like a Fresh Start Each Year

The Rifle Paper Co. 17-month planner has streamlined and organized almost every part of our lives. Here's our review and why we buy it every year. → Read More

10 Planners To Start 2022 on the Right Page

Our plan for next year? Finally become more organized—and stay that way. → Read More

How to Clean Your Phone, Computer & Every Other Screen You’ve Got

The best screen cleaning tips for phones, computers, tablets, and more—including using DIY cleaners, microfiber cloth, Apple's polishing cloth, and old T-shirts. → Read More

How to Give Your Slow Cooker the Deep Clean it Needs

We have two of the bets methods for removing stuck-on food from the ceramic bowls after hours of simmering—and one comes from Crock Pot themselves. → Read More

How to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen—Once & for All

The best ways to get rid of ants in your kitchen, including using essential oils and pantry items like vinegar, cayenne, and cinnamon. → Read More

The Ultimate Pre-Vacation Checklist for Your Entire House

How to prepare your house for a weekend or an entire week away, including plant care, unplugging small appliances, and checking batteries on security systems. → Read More

An Expert Guide to Organizing Your Kitchen Cabinets

Expert tips to organize your kitchen's cabinets—from decluttering and categorizing to what to store where—so it saves cooking time and making cleaning easier. → Read More

Every Kind of Reusable Straw, Ranked

Reusable straws run the gamut from metal and glass to silicone and bamboo. Here is the definitive ranking of eco-friendly straws. → Read More

I Owe My Apartment’s Tidiness to These $25 Organizer Drawers

I have five SimpleHouseware Stackable Organizer Drawers to tidy up every part of my tiny apartment. They're under $25 and have given me so much more storage. → Read More

12 Best Ice Cream Makers Because Wow, It's So Hot Out

Ice cream makers can help you make delicious homemade dessert. Here are the 12 best ice cream makers in 2021, including compressor, electric, and manual models. → Read More

An Outdoor Shower Is More Doable (& Even More Enjoyable) Than You Think

We've rounded up the know-how and ideas for free-standing, enclosed, hot, or cold DIY outdoor showers for relief from the summer heat. → Read More

13 DIY Patio Furniture Ideas You (Yes, You) Can Do

If you're in need of some new patio furniture on a budget, these 13 DIY ideas are perfect for all skill levels and backyard styles. → Read More

How to Remove Chocolate Stains ('Cause We All Have Them, Right?)

If you eat and bake with lots of chocolate, you're bound to need a stain or two removed. Luckily, we've got the two best tricks for removing chocolate stains. → Read More

How to Bring Your Plants Indoors (& Keep Them Alive)

8 tips from gardening experts on caring for your potted plants in the winter, including when to bring them in, how much to water, and what to do about humidity. → Read More

Why Mosquitoes Single You Out, And What to Do About It

Ice cream truck jingles, the laughter of children as they run through sprinklers, barking dogs annoyed with said children, and the buzz of mosquitoes — the sounds that let us know summer is officially here. While some of these are welcome, others not so much. And although we can’t recommend any products to repel swarms […] → Read More