The Accidental Pescatarian

My supervisor says, “People are either born into the seafood industry or they fall into it by accident.” After 8 months in the industry, I can attest to this statement. I am surrounded by people from multi-generation seafood families and then those like myself who happened to be in the right place at the right…

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Thanksgiving For One

I spent Thanksgiving alone today. By alone, I mean I never left my apartment. I FaceTimed twice with my family but didn’t have a single in-person interaction with another human. I had mixed feelings going into this holiday. Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. No, it’s my favorite day of the year. I mean what foodie…

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Cod Cheeks with Grits and Lemon-Caper Vinaigrette

I’ve been M.I.A. this summer, as I have been settling into my new role as the Customer Success Manager at Wulf’s Fish. On top of customer service and marketing duties, I have been developing some new seafood recipes to put on our website. This one that I worked on earlier this summer I saved for…

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Kale and Sausage Pasta

I came up with this recipe the week I moved. I had only unpacked my deep sauté pan, so I needed to make a one pot meal. The pasta cooks in the mix of chicken stock and cream. By the time the pasta is done cooking, you will have a thick creamy sauce that beautifully…

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Creamy Crab Cake Pasta

Having lived in Maryland for five years, I have had no shortage of crab in my life, but I found myself wanting to try something new. What happens when a time-honored seafood appetizer gets flipped into a hearty, comforting meal? With all the flavors of a classic crab cake, this pasta dish is sure to…

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The Thanksgiving Menu of My Dreams

Last year, I made the tough decision to skip Thanksgiving with my family. I did not feel comfortable traveling, and I did not want to risk my family’s health. While I truly missed being with my family, I took the opportunity to cook my first ever Thanksgiving meal by myself. Cooking for only 4 people,…

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Blueberry Sourdough Pancakes

In 2019, I was gifted some sourdough starter from one of my culinary instructors. I honestly don’t make very much bread, but my starter does get some action. Early on, I started making sourdough pancakes, and they are now a regular part of my routine. This is my adaptation of King Arthur Flour’s sourdough pancakes,…

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A Tale of Two Stratas

Brunch week has come to an end. Before I finish this series, I want to take a moment to reflect on what a feat it has been to post every day for a whole week. That was a first for my blog. This week has been a sign that I am feeling inspired again. I…

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Makeshift Brunch at Home

Have you ever came home from work on a Friday and feel compelled to make brunch in the morning? Back in late March, that was exactly what happened. Well, something like that. I was cleaning up for the week in the kitchen and saw some leftover items, specifically reduced chicken stock, parsley, and pancetta. I…

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A Seasonal Brunch

Today is my best friend’s birthday, so naturally I decided to write a post poking fun at him. Back in October, Chris and our friend Anthony came to Boston to see me for my birthday. Excited to have visitors after being in isolation for so long, I planned a three-course brunch to share with my…

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