Star Kitchen: Molly Yeh

Molly Yeh gives Food Network Magazine an inside look into her dream kitchen.

Photo by: Photograph by Kevin J. Miyazaki

Photograph by Kevin J. Miyazaki

From the kitchen of her rural Minnesota house, Molly Yeh can see a chicken coop and sugar beet fields — a big change from the view at the Brooklyn apartment where she started her food blog, MyNameIsYeh.com. Molly, star of Girl Meets Farm, and her husband, Nick Hagen, moved to his grandparents’ former house in East Grand Forks in 2013, a space that they now share with their baby daughter, Bernie. When they arrived, the kitchen really needed an upgrade — it was big (“Coming from New York, I thought it was a palace!” Molly says), but it wasn’t exactly camera-ready. It looked dated and needed color, so the couple swapped the cabinets for open shelving and traded an almond-colored fridge for a blue one. They also installed butcher-block counters, the perfect surface for shooting recipes for Molly’s blog. These days the kitchen also serves as the set for Molly’s show, and when the TV crew comes to town, the typically calm space becomes anything but. “It feels like camp,” Molly says. “When we wrap, I don’t want them to leave!”

Fun Fridge: When Molly and Nick got engaged, they registered for a retro-looking Smeg fridge (along with some less expected items, like real baby chicks!).

Cookie Cutter Collection: Molly has nearly every shape of cookie cutter imaginable: traditional hearts and flowers plus a llama, tiny houses, and the state of Minnesota, which Nick welded for her.

Vintage Oven: This GE stove is one of the few appliances Molly and Nick kept during their renovation. Some of Molly’s cookie sheets are too big for it and the electric burners are a little small, but she loves the vintage look.

Homemade Knife Rack: Nick built this magnetic knife holder for Molly as a gift for turning in the manuscript for her cookbook, Molly on the Range.

Sprinkles Galore: Molly used to work in a bakery, and her love of cake decorating runs deep. She keeps about 40 bottles of sprinkles on hand, including naturally flavored ones.

Photograph by Kevin J. Miyazaki

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