Boston University Graduation

I once described Boston as “a city in which I could see myself thriving.” I wrote that in 2019 as I was preparing to move for grad school. Three years, countless hours of work, sleepless nights, and a global pandemic later, I walked across the stage at Boston University this weekend having earned my master’s…

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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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Mac’s Shack Wellfleet

Summer is not officially over yet, much to my chagrin. How I long for the temperature to drop and for all the fall foods to come. Since it’s still hot and steamy out, I figured it’s not too late to talk up the best meal from my recent trip to Cape Cod. Chris, Andrew, and…

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Red’s Best – Boston, MA

On Monday, our Culinary Arts class spent our morning session at Red’s Best, a wholesale fish market located at the Boston Fish Pier. Monday was fish day, and our instructor for the day (Chef Jeremy Sewall) thought it would be a good idea for us to meet at the fish pier and tour Red’s Best.…

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The Hungry Trio Takes on Maryland Crabs

If you can believe it, I have now lived in Montgomery Country, MD for over three and a half years, and I had not been to the state capital yet. Annapolis is only a 45 minute to an hour drive from where I have lived and currently live in Maryland, but I have never ventured…

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Slow Cooker German Mussels

A few weeks ago, I saw Chef Geoffrey Zakarian make slow cooker mussels on Food Network’s┬áThe Kitchen. While I was skeptical of making mussels in the slow cooker, I decided to try this recipe for dinner with my friends. I trusted that GZ would not lead me wrong. The prep for this dish was very…

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