Sarah Jampel, Food52

Sarah Jampel


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Sarah:

How to Store Basil & Stop It From Wilting Immediately

Learn the best way to store basil for up to one week.For longer-term storage of fresh herbs like basil, avoid the refrigerator. → Read More

30 Classic Cocktails Everyone Should Know How to Make

Our classic cocktail recipes include a Manhattan, martini, gimlet, negroni, Tom Collins, Aperol spritz, cosmopolitan, gin and tonic, French 75, and more. → Read More

How Long Do Dried Beans Last? (Not Forever, Sorry)

How long do dried beans last and can they go bad? Find out how long dried beans last, what their shelf life is, and how to tell if they're still fresh here. → Read More

How to Tell if an Avocado Is Bad

Just because it’s dark green, doesn’t mean the avocado is bad. Here’s how to tell how far along the ripening process an avocado is, and if it’s ripe and ready. → Read More

I Learned the Hard Way That You Can't Actually Freeze Avocado

If you've ever wondered, "Can you freeze avocado?" Read this first-person attempt at freezing avocado and picture-proof that avocados shouldn't be frozen. → Read More

Why Are My Cookies Flat?

How to make cookies that don't go flat. Why cookies spread, are fluffy or cakey, or stay in a ball, effects of flour, egg, and leavener, and how to stop it. → Read More

The Most Common Smoothie Problems (& How to Solve Them)

Smoothies should be so simple—no cooking, just blending (what could go wrong?)—but they're all too often watery, flavorless, or vegetal. No more, we say! → Read More

How to Get Rid of Fruit Flies Before They Take Over Your Kitchen

Are fruit flies taking over your kitchen? Learn how to get rid of fruit flies here with our best DIY methods and top-rated commercial fruit fly traps. → Read More

How to Steam Vegetables Without a Steamer

If you have a metal colander or a baking rack, a big pot, and some aluminum foil, you've got everything you need to steam vegetables without a steamer at home. → Read More

This Seedy Flatbread Is the Quickest Bread You Can Make Tonight

When you need bread fast, this bubbly flatbread can be on the table in under an hour. It's a super simple dough that doesn't require the resting time of yeasted bread. → Read More

Why We're Adding Chocolate to Our Strawberry Shortcakes, Now & Forever

These chocolatey strawberry shortcakes are the like the best mash-up of chocolate-covered strawberries and classic strawberry shortcake. They're super tender and couldn't be easier to make—a must for any summer party. → Read More

My New Favorite Way to Cook Asparagus Happened by Accident

The best way to cook asparagus so they're perfectly tender and not at all mushy? In a preheated pan, so they get nice and crispy without getting overcooked. → Read More

Whole-Wheat Pasta Skeptics, Meet the Recipe That’ll Change Your Mind

A crunchy, nutty, salty 30-minute dinner. → Read More

The Secret to the Richest, Crunchiest Fruit Crumble Lies in Your Snack Drawer

Your peaches and plums just found their new best bud. → Read More

How to Stop Fresh Basil From Wilting (& Making You Miserable)

We tested basil-storing methods so you don't have to. → Read More

10 Ways to Make Store-Bought Hummus 10x Better

So good, we're even fooling ourselves. → Read More

8 Obsession-Worthy Ingredients I Order Online

Because I'd rather online-shop for food than shoes. → Read More

8 Tricks for Swoopy, Fluffy, Long-Lasting Whipped Cream

Plus, a sweet recipe for Berries and Cream Pavlova that's perfect for summer. → Read More

Lavender Iced “Lattes” Recipe on

For months, my friend Rebecca tried to convince me to try her favorite espresso drink: a lavender latte. For months, I resisted. But oh, was I wrong! The bitterness of coffee works with floral lavender syrup for a drink that's surprisingly delicate but not at all twee. You'll have a lot of lavender simple syrup left over: Save it for future lattes (hot or cold!), or mix it into cocktails, use it… → Read More

Cold Brew Iced Tea Is the Summer Habit We Just Can’t Kick

The best, easiest, most refreshing way to make iced tea is cold brewing it. → Read More