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why we’re all going crazy over bitter greens—and have been since forever

Musings on the circuitous nature of trends… plus cooking tips, flavor pairings, and recipe suggestions.

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6 ways to eat beets

When I was in France, I experimented with a whole slew of root vegetables. Turnips, celeriac, parsnips, black radishes — you name it, I roasted it. I also ate my fair share of beets, a nutrient-dense vegetable from the same botanical family as spinach, Swiss chard, and quinoa.

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10 things France has taught me about food

If you were to tell me in high school that, after graduating college, I would pack up and move abroad, I would more than likely have laughed in your face. My image of post-graduate life involved hole-in-the-wall NYC apartments and cubicles, not working abroad. But I suppose life can surprise you when you’d least expect it because, as […]

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Travel

a taste of Reims

Although it wasn’t exactly a white Christmas this year, it sure was a bubbly one. Reims, a city located around 80 miles outside of Paris in the heart of the champagne region, was the perfect holiday getaway. Combining the history and culture of a large metropolitan city with the charm of a smaller village, Reims […]

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5 fun facts about French supermarkets

Okay, so they’re not all “fun” and they may not exactly be “facts,” but my desire for a title with arguably excessive alliteration won out in the end. One of my favorite things to do in France is go grocery shopping. That may sound odd, but there’s just something about the food stores here that […]

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Lately on Instagram: back to school edition

To be honest with you, my Instagram account hasn’t been too active lately. Maybe it’s because my days of summery and colorful foods, city adventures, and #internlifestruggles have been replaced with dining hall meals, campus adventures, and #studentlifestruggles. I can’t complain, though, because I’ve been spending time with my wonderful roommates, in class, and running A LOT […]

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a taste of Boston’s local food culture at Allandale Farm

“If you see a really beautiful tomato, don’t you want to know where it came from and how it was grown?” asked John Lee when explaining the advantages of eating local.  “People want to have access to their farmer.”

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Lately on Instagram: The Butcher’s Daughter

Happy Monday everyone! Hope your week is off to a great start. Here’s what I’ve been up to lately: DISCLAIMER: Despite the fact that it looks like I eat all day every day, that’s not exactly true. But it does come pretty close. What can I say? There’s just too little time and too much […]

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Sweat

Homemade Hummus and Other Healthy Snacks

I’m always down to eat garbanzo beans in any form, whether they be roasted, tossed in salads, out of the can, or, my personal favorite, in hummus form. Because it pairs well with pretty much everything (carrots, crackers, sandwiches, celery, etc.) hummus has earned its prestigious spot as one of my go-to snacks. My favorite brand […]