Kristin Magaldi

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New York, NY
Fordham University
Trader Joe's Snacks, Authentic Pasta Recipes, Pizza Oven Hacks
  • Kristin aided in the development of a month-long content series about how misunderstood carbs are while at
  • She once interviewed Chrissy Teigen about her cookbook and learned Teigen's go-to gag gift is the Egg Hot Dog Maker.
  • Kristin mastered the ins and outs of at-home pizza ovens when she reviewed the Ooni Karu 16 for CNN Underscored.


Kristin has been a writer and editor for nearly a decade. She started her career as a production assistant for MTV, helping on-site during star-studded award shows like the VMAs, but quickly pivoted to editorial to pursue her love of writing and food. While working as an Associate Editor for, Kristin parlayed her love for Italian cooking into nostalgic recipe-centric articles and how-to guides. She has since contributed to a variety of outlets, including Buzzfeed, CNN Underscored, Business Insider, and Cosmopolitan, covering a wide array of topics spanning food, homewares, beauty, and fashion. Nowadays, she has made food coverage her priority, joining the Chowhound team as a Features Writer in 2024.


Kristin has a bachelor's degree in English from Fordham University.

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