The Only Thing I Care About Is Harvard Square’s Milk Bar

There is a genre of online content known as “oddly satisfying videos.” These are the weird clips of disembodied hands doing strange activities that clog your discover page on any given social media platform. For most of these, I believe the word “oddly” applies to the word “satisfying” in that I am utterly mystified as…

Grocery Store Cookies: The Definitive Ranking

I love cookies. This fact probably forms one of the cornerstones of my personality, alongside my semi-nocturnal sleep schedule and my hatred of the B line. Another sad fact of my life is that I am debilitatingly lazy when it comes to cooking. Meals I have eaten this week include: half a bagel; three mandarin…

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

There’s a shocking degree of disagreement over what makes an ideal chocolate chip cookie. Some people are confused, and believe the word “cookie” means “top of muffin” or “weird small cake” – these individuals shall wander through life in search of soft cookies. Some people are wrong and/or masochistic, and lead joyless existences filled with…

“Master of None” & the Millennial’s Relationship with Food

Aziz Ansari’s recently released Netflix show Master of None is a hit for many reasons: it’s diverse cast, thoughtful plot lines and interesting structure separate it from the wave of other “must watch” TV shows of today. While all of these components are important to the show’s unique style, there is another aspect that sets…

“I’m Strong to the Finich, Because I Eats Me Spinach”

Does an apple a day really keep the doctor away? Will eating a can of spinach a day make you instantly strong like Popeye? It is no secret that one should eat five servings of fruits and vegetables in order to stay at their healthiest, but how is that even possible? We have three meals…

What’s Up With the Mother Grain? Your Quinoa Questions Answered

Quinoa is a delicious edible seed that is eaten and cooked as a grain, nicknamed the “Mother Grain.” It is extremely nutritious and high in protein and amino acids, the reason why people consider it a “super food.” I have to admit that I am huge fan. As a vegetarian, its a great source of…

10 Easy to Make and Easy on the Budget Meals

“There is no sincerer love than the love of food.” – George Bernard Shaw I have to agree with Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. Food is one of the greatest pleasures in life. I love food, any type of food at all, really. I will say that I’m nowhere close to being an Iron Chef,…

Put An Egg On It: Five Ways to Make A Feast Fancy

Not all meals are born beautiful. It’s an uncomfortable fact. I could slave away for hours on a dish, caramelizing onions, stewing meat, cleaning turnips, chopping carrots (and maybe a bit of my pinky), and for what? Sure, it tastes delicious, my friends and family will sing my praises but there was a slight pause…

The School Year is Over, Now What?

The end of the school year means flying or driving back to your hometown for a few months of relative downtime. After exams, packing, storage and planning for upcoming semesters, summer break offers a sweet relief. Students have only a short time until the inevitable return to college life. Many people have plans over the…