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Perfecting Pasta

Photo Credit: Serious Eats September is here, and fall is just around the corner! One of my absolute favorite fall dishes of all time is butternut squash pasta, and pasta, of course, has been a comfort food of mine since childhood. My absolute FAVORITE memory eating pasta growing up was when I was on my… Continue reading Perfecting Pasta

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The Making of Mac and Cheese

Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2017 brings us joy, luck, and most importantly, unity. In light of this year’s highly important and transitional events, including the inauguration and of course, Martin Luther King, Jr. day, I would like to explore one of those classic American dishes – macaroni and cheese. Whether homemade or out… Continue reading The Making of Mac and Cheese

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Mashed Potatoes and Their Meaning

The holidays, especially Thanksgiving, would not be the same without the comfort food of mashed potatoes! My mom makes the most delicious mashed potatoes that I look forward to every year at the holidays. Whenever we have my aunts, uncles, and cousins over to celebrate, my mom’s potatoes are always one of the first dishes… Continue reading Mashed Potatoes and Their Meaning

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Taking a Peek at Pizza

My favorite memories eating pizza are when I would go down to the Oregon Coast with my family every summer and eat a delicious cheese pizza from the famous Pizza a’ Fetta at Cannon Beach, Oregon, one of the nation’s Top 50 pizza joints. Pizza is one of America’s most celebrated meals not only because… Continue reading Taking a Peek at Pizza