By Lincoln Son Currie They are perfect in every way. They have just the right amount of crispiness for the right price. And the post-McDonald’s guilt only increases the pleasure they bring. I’m talking about McNuggets. Are they made out of chicken? McDonald’s says yes. I say I don’t care. I don’t think you should […]

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By Katrina Liu I grew up in a tea-loving family. My parents have at least one cup of tea every day. My dad collects tea leaves from different parts of China and always jokingly scolds me when I put honey in my tea. “True tea doesn’t need anything else in it, Katrina.” Well, sorry, Dad. […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer Veganism isn’t just a trendy diet, it’s a lifestyle increasingly adopted by many people around the world. Vegan restaurants and plant-based meal options have been popping up everywhere over the last decade.  A vegan diet cuts out dairy, meat, seafood and animal byproducts such as honey and eggs. Because some of my […]

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By Emma Sánchez Like many people over the summer, I quickly regressed back into my younger self. I played video games, binged Disney Channel originals — “Descendants,” anyone? — and I especially enjoyed my mom’s home-cooked meals.  So when I moved into an off-campus apartment this Fall, the first thing I missed was her cooking. […]

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By Maya Frankel This question seems simple: do I actually like Kombucha? The answer, on the other hand, is far from simple. Full disclosure, I am very — emphasis on the very —  slowly sipping kombucha as I write this. For those of you who are unfamiliar with kombucha, it’s a combination of fermented sweet […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Trader Joe’s isn’t somewhere I frequently shop. The nearest one is about 45 minutes from my house, so picking up groceries is essentially a pilgrimage — a pilgrimage I’m willing to take, that is.  Given that it’s not just a quick run-and-done type thing, I pretty much only make the trek if […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi I’ve been consistently inspired by Bon Appetit’s “Pantry Pasta” recipes. As an ode to that, I thought I would share my go-to pantry pasta, which includes Merguez sausage.  Merguez is an amazing type of North African sausage and is usually made of lamb or beef. It’s really common in Arab cooking and […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi To me, sandwiches are the quintessential quarantine food. You may wonder what a perfect sandwich is considering there are endless varieties, but trust me: there are rules. No matter what kind of cold cuts or leftovers you stuff into that glorious piece of bread, you still have to follow some guidelines. Believe […]

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