Alyse Whitney (she/her) is a writer, editor, Cosmopolitan’s first-ever food columnist (Doing the Least with Alyse), TV host (Netflix’s Easy-Bake Battle and Pressure Cooker, and The Big Nailed It Baking Challenge), and cookbook author of Big Dip Energy (out in spring 2024). She is a Korean American, Jewish adoptee who resides in Los Angeles with her two rescue pups, Miso and Ritz, and is always looking for her next dish to turn into a dip—and go-to karaoke song. Follow her on Instagram and TikTok @alysewhitney.
For New Year’s, Throw a Biscuits and Fried Chicken Brunch
Let’s biscuit to the chase: You need this no-knead recipe in your everyday life.
The Best Gifts Under $25 For Everyone on Your List
Not sure what to buy your Aunt Susan, your boss, close-but-not-best friend, or Secret Santa? Here’s a stash of easy, foolproof, and budget-friendly gift ideas.
8 Gently Scented Candles That Won’t Overwhelm the Room
There’s a scent for every mood, and it shouldn’t overpower the party vibes.
7 Store-Bought Dips You’ll Dip Into Over and Over Again
A dipfinitive guide to the best dips on dipmand, from spinach artichoke to feisty feta.
How to Throw a Football Party That’s All Frozen Foods
Imagine goal posts made of mozzarella sticks and buffalo-flavored everything.