Lindsay Hunt
Lindsay Hunt is the Food and Entertaining Editor for RealSimple.com. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.

Recent Posts By Lindsay Hunt

Easy Ways to Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day Right Now

Food holidays are a great excuse to revel a singular food’s amazingness. Today is no exception: it’s time to celebrate one of the year’s best days: National Chocolate Chip Day. If you’re like me, and not afraid of eating a handful of semisweet morsels right out of the bag, check out the best chocolates for baking. Then, get to filling […]

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How to Debone a Whole Fish

For an elegant dinner party centerpiece, try serving a whole fish. It’s surprisingly fast and easy, but getting the fillet from fish to table can cause some stress. Here are two simple steps to success: Step 1 Divide the top fillet into 2 parts by running a knife down the center of the fish, gently pushing the 2 halves apart. Carefully […]

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Easy Cake Decorating Ideas: Flower Toppers

As an avid cake-baker, I’m always looking for ways to make my cake look spectacular. One gorgeous yet surprisingly easy method I love is using flowers as decoration. This is a great way to make your cake colorful without professional-level skills. It doesn’t have to be an entire bouquet, even just one outstanding peony can make a cake look special. […]

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Drink Your Superfoods: Mamma Chia Vitality Beverages

If you thought that bubble tea was the greatest thing to happen to beverages, then Mamma Chia drinks are for you. Each bottle contains chia seeds mixed with different flavors of juice.  When chia seeds are immersed in liquid, they become buoyant and viscous, almost like the tapioca pearls in the bubble tea. Plus, there’s an added benefit:  Each bottle provides 25% […]

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Cookies We Love: Effie’s Oatcakes

In my book, Effie’s qualifies as the everything cookie.  It’s not too sweet for a mid-afternoon snack—some might even let themselves count it as a cracker—but two or three are decadent enough for an after dinner treat. Put out a plate at a laid-back party, and they’ll disappear before anything else.  Butter and toasted oats with a hint of sugar make for […]

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The Kitchen Gadget You Didn’t Know You Needed: William Bounds Nutmeg Mill

I love nutmeg’s spicy aroma and the depth it gives to everything from cakes to smoothies.  Maybe I’m lazy but sometimes it seems like too much work to unscrew the jar, fish out the nutmeg ball, and unearth my microplane from my overstuffed utensil drawer. And that’s even before grating it. Now all of this is in the past with […]

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Food Gifts for Christmas: Four Great Mail-Order Ideas

It can be hard to find the perfect gift for an epicurean friend or family member.  A great option for gourmets is a food subscription or gift box. We featured a fantastic cheese box in Real Simple‘s Gift Guide, but options for mail-order food gifts abound. Here are four delicious food gift ideas for the cooks on your list: Turntable […]

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Meet Lindsay Hunt, Our New Food Blogger

Hi Simply Stated Readers, I’m Lindsay Hunt, the food assistant at Real Simple. Being the food assistant means doing everything from organizing our Road Tests and food Daily Finds to going into the test kitchen and tasting lots of products. Food has always been my passion. In the few years since I graduated from college and culinary school, I’ve tried a […]

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