This page is where we outline the standards that KitchenSanity follows to ensure our content is reliable, accurate, and trustworthy. We’re committed to delivering kitchen wisdom as solid as a cast-iron skillet!
Our expertise comes in various forms, primarily from expert home cooks who bring years of hands-on experience to the table combined with official sources. And every article undergoes a human editing process before it is published.
Disclaimer: The information provided by KitchenSanity.com is intended for general informational purposes and should not be considered professional advice. While we strive for accuracy, we make no guarantees or assurances regarding the completeness or reliability of the information presented. For personalized guidance, it’s always best to consult with qualified professionals.
Our Editorial Process
Research & Fact-Checking
We’re all about the facts! Every article starts with meticulous research, leaning on scientific literature, experts in the field, interviews, and authoritative databases.
If you spot something that doesn’t look quite right, don’t hesitate to reach out here. We appreciate the extra set of eyes and are committed to updating our content as new information becomes available. After all, the kitchen is always evolving, and so are we as our team grows.
Subject Matter Experts
We rely heavily on the expertise of expert home cooks and professionals in the field. Our articles are either written by or reviewed by subject matter experts. This ensures that the information you receive is well-researched and vetted for accuracy and relevance.
We’re picky about where we get our information. Our criteria for selecting sources include credibility, relevance, and timeliness. We prioritize peer-reviewed studies, reputable publications, and authoritative websites.
Updates & Revisions
Keeping our content fresh and accurate is a top priority. We regularly revisit our articles to ensure they align with the latest research, trends, and safety guidelines. Updates occur for several reasons:
- Corrections: If an error slips through, we correct it as soon as it’s brought to our attention.
- New Information: As research evolves, so does our content. We update articles to include the latest findings and recommendations as quickly as we can.
- Reader Feedback: Your insights matter. If we receive constructive feedback that can improve an article, we take it seriously and may update accordingly.
When it comes to reviewing products, we’re thorough and meticulous. Our selection process involves several steps to ensure we’re recommending items that meet our high standards.
Key criteria include:
- Safety Standards: Products must meet or exceed safety guidelines, such as BPA-free plastics and lead-free ceramics.
- Manufacturing Quality: We look for items made from durable, high-quality materials that stand up to regular use.
We’re upfront about any partnerships and make it clear if a product has been provided for review. Rest assured, our opinions remain unbiased, and we don’t accept sponsorship fees for reviews. You’ll also find a disclaimer near the top of the specific page and a link to our disclaimer page where you can read more information.
Availability & Pricing
We know kitchens come in all shapes and sizes, as do budgets. Our reviews feature products readily available in the U.S.A., but sometimes items go out of stock, and we do our best to find alternatives for you as quickly as possible. We also aim to provide options for various budgets, explaining the value behind each choice.
Food Safety & Regulatory Compliance
Our content follows guidelines and recommendations from authoritative agencies such as the FDA, USDA, and CDC. Here’s how we keep you safe and informed:
- Agency Guidelines: Before publishing, we cross-reference our content with the latest guidelines from trusted agencies. This ensures our advice aligns with current best practices.
- Recall Updates: We monitor recalls and safety alerts from reliable sources, updating our content as needed to reflect the most current information.
- Cited Sources: Any safety claims or guidelines are backed by links to the original sources so you can double-check the information for yourself.
We’re not just about good food but also about good ethics. Here’s how we strive to make a positive impact:
- Sustainability: Whenever possible, we recommend products and practices that are environmentally friendly. From reusable kitchen gadgets to waste-reducing tips, we aim for a greener kitchen.
- Animal Welfare: We try to avoid endorsing products that involve animal testing or harm. If a cruelty-free option is available, you’ll hear about it from us.
- Transparency: While we aim for the ethical high ground, we’re upfront about instances where alternatives may be limited.
We’re committed to doing our part for a better world, one kitchen at a time.
Feedback & Community
Here’s how we keep the lines of communication wide open:
- Continuous Improvement: We’re always looking to up our game. Your feedback helps us fine-tune our content, making it even more useful for everyone.
- Open to Corrections: If you spot an error or have updated information, we want to hear about it. We’re quick to make corrections.
- How to Reach Us: The best way to get in touch is through our contact page.
Integrity is our main ingredient at KitchenSanity. Trust is hard to earn and we’re in it for the long haul to keep yours. Thank you for making us a part of your kitchen journey.