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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Quarantine Cooking – Arctic Char and Noodle Salad

Hello everyone. I wanted to briefly check in before I get to work on my reading for Anthropology of Food. I just finished up with a simple but flavorful lunch using ingredients I had lying around. So, I wanted to talk about how to throw together a pantry meal. Oftentimes when I am cooking, I…

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Adventures in Cambridge

I had limited time in my trip to Boston. We were only there for two days. That meant we needed to be strategic in deciding what to do to get in as much as possible in those two short days. Our first focus was to get ourselves fed in time to make it to my…

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Catie Cooks is Moving!

I have exciting news to share with you all. Catie Cooks is moving to Boston! I have spent a ton of time considering this big decision, and I could not be more thrilled about my choice. Thanks to my dear friend, Anthony, for the gorgeous photo of my future city. You can follow him on…

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27th Year Resolutions

(This inspiration of this post comes from Sarah Bareilles’s song “She Used To Be Mine” from Waitress the Musical.  If you want, I recommend listening to this song while reading this post). Today marks my 27th year on this earth. It feels weird to say that, but it’s true. I am heading into my late…

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