Kenzi Wilbur, Food52

Kenzi Wilbur

Food52

New York, United States

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Past:
  • Food52
  • Architectural Digest
  • PUNCH

Past articles by Kenzi:

How to Cream Butter and Sugar Without a Mixer

Cream butter and sugar like a pro, by hand—you don't need a mixer to get fluffy, light dough or batter. Just grab a bowl, a wooden spoon, and a fork! → Read More

How to Get an Antique Brass Faucet for Way Less

First you'll shop for a chrome-plated fixture—and then transform it → Read More

What Your Bathroom Reno Needs Is One of These Tiny Sinks

What these small bathroom sinks lack in girth they make up for in good looks and big impact—just the thing your bathroom reno needs → Read More

If You Want Reclaimed Hardwood Flooring Without the Price Tag, Buy This

Reclaimed softwoods, which will patina faster but can also be less expensive, can make great substitutes for reclaimed hardwood flooring → Read More

The Case For Installing Richlite Countertops (They're Made of Paper!)

Richlite countertops look quite a lot like soapstone but can be installed for far less, and they're made of the most unlikely material: paper → Read More

This Gramercy Park Apartment Is the Definition of Charming

The founders of Plain Goods have the most welcoming NYC home: an 800-square-foot, smartly appointed Gramercy Park apartment → Read More

Don't Get a Mortgage Loan Without Doing This

If you're planning to get a mortgage loan, do this one thing—because the best rates are (at least somewhat) within your control → Read More

See How an Austin Architect Got Around 4 Common Renovation Roadblocks

After purchasing a spec house, Austin architect Mark Odom did his best to make it feel like a home—see how → Read More

How to Buy a House: the 10 Steps You'll Take Before Closing

If you want to know how to buy a house, look no further—we've detailed the 10 big steps you'll need to take to get to close → Read More

How to Clean Marble (Yes, There's Hope for Those Stains!)

The marble kitchen counter of your dreams (and Pinterest boards) is finally installed—but wait, there’s a catch: how to clean marble? Keeping marble countertops and tile clean is actually simpler than you'd think, but, as with maintaining any surface and most things in life, you need to know what you’re dealing with. Now there's day-to-day marble cleaning and then there's the kind of tactics… → Read More

How to Refinish a Table (It's Actually Extremely Easy)

Turn that slightly beat-up wood table into a smooth new surface by learning how to refinish a table → Read More

Fridge Organization 101: Never Lose Your Leftovers Again

With our best strategies and supplies for storing leftovers and making sure you can see everything, fridge organization is actually within reach → Read More

4 Clothing Storage Ideas for When You're Fresh Out of Closet Space

Hooks, hangers, and racks that will keep your bedroom organized → Read More

The Best Under-$10 Kitchen Storage Solutions for Small Spaces

Your kitchen may look the way you want it to—or close—but does it work the way you want it to? Are you always digging in your drawers for that one spatula you like? Does your dish rack take up the only available square of counter space you have to make dinner? If you answered yes to any of the above, check out the list of excellent kitchen storage solutions for small spaces below (they’re all… → Read More

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets to Transform them Without a Reno

If your dated kitchen has you down but you aren't ready to reno, learn how to paint your kitchen cabinets—it's crazy-transformational! → Read More

The Most Appalling Things That Have Been Returned to Bed Bath & Beyond

With its famously lenient return policy, Bed Bath & Beyond is bound to get some nutty returns—which is confirmed by calling their customer service desks → Read More

A Genius Kitchen Storage Idea to Organize Your Plastic Wrap and Tinfoil

This kitchen storage idea from Pinterest proves there is a better way to store tinfoil, parchment paper, plastic wrap, et cetera → Read More

Metallic Spray Paint Totally Upgraded My Apartment

Rather than buying every brass or nickel accent she can find, one writer uses metallic spray paint to get the same effect—without spending her savings → Read More

Why Bamboo Blinds Are Our #1 Window Obsession

Ringing in at just $30 (if you shop in the right places), bamboo blinds might just be the easiest, breeziest way to filter sunlight → Read More

16 Lunches and Dinners to Pack for the Airport

Here is a quote from a post I famously contributed to on the subject of packing food for the airport: > Normally, my airport food isn't some beautiful little snack I've diligently packed away—it is bodega yogurts and bags of pretzels and peanut butter cups. Why, Heidi, would you ask me to gently sauté a ginger onion paste while I’m supposed to be packing? I hardly have the time to fold my… → Read More