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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What Do You Do with a Degree in Food?

Although I didn’t officially celebrate graduation until May, it has now been one year since I finished the coursework for my gastronomy master’s degree. I am reflecting on what this degree has done for me and whether it was worth it. I won’t sugarcoat things. Grad school is ridiculously expensive. When self-financing a degree, it…

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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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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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Red Velvet Ice Cream Sandwiches

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. What better way to celebrate than by making ice cream sandwiches with your partner (or your kids), especially if you are like me and still stuck inside due to the cold winter weather. This fun treat is perfect for Valentine’s Day: red velvet ice cream with cream cheese swirl…

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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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Maya NYC Brunch

I turned 30 last month, and there was one thing I really wanted to do on my birthday: have brunch in NYC. I got exactly what I wanted and more when my friends and I brunched at Maya in the Upper East Side. This is another adventure of the Hungry Trio. I chose Maya for…

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NYC Eats

In 2019, I went to New York for the first time, and I have been itching to get back ever since. So, I figured turning 30 was a good enough excuse as any to make it back to the Big Apple. My friends Chris, Andrew, and Anthony came up from DC and met me in…

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Earl Grey Scones

Three years ago, I started the project that saved my life. I can never give this blog enough credit for the positive changes in my life. This journey to a better life has been hard and grueling, but I know I made the best decision for myself. In honor of my blog’s third anniversary, I…

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