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The Farmer’s Daughter is delicious and nutritious

Sustainability is trending, and restaurants have certainly caught on to this. The idea of food being “farm to table” has been a part of the rise of nutritious eating, and The Farmer’s Daughter in Sudbury, MA, supports this practice. The delicious restaurant uses fresh and locally grown ingredients. As a […]

Lifestyle / Opinion

Alcoholics Anonymous: A personal story

Seeing Kevin sitting in front of me (on Zoom, of course) with a big smile on his face, full of energy, I couldn’t believe the alcoholism experiences he’s sharing are part of his history. He is excited to share how Alcoholic Anonymous assisted him in his recovery from alcoholism. I […]

Lifestyle

Taking care of your mental health

One positive outcome from the pandemic has been a heightened emphasis on mental health. I’m lucky enough to have an expert literally next door, and she generously let me interview her about mental health during quarantine, specifically with regards to productivity and work. I met Ms. Aileen Axtmayer when she, […]

Lifestyle

No fire? No problem! S’mores bars are the answer

With spring here and summer on the way, I wanted to try an easy-to-share dessert that fits in with the seasons. I decided that s’mores bars would bring back memories of being around the fire with family and friends.  The recipe I used for this review was my second recipe […]

Lifestyle

Craving cannoli? A shell-to-shell comparison

I think I can speak for all Bostonians when I say that you can’t go wrong with a North End cannoli. However, two pastry shops tend to outshine the rest: Mike’s Pastry and Modern Pastry.   Mike’s and Modern are located on opposite sides of the busy and bustling Hanover Street […]

Lifestyle

An Ethiopian treat in the heart of Boston: Lucy’s Ethiopian Cafe

Lucy’s Ethiopian Cafe, located in the South End of Boston (334 Massachusetts Ave.), serves delicious Ethiopian food with meat, vegetarian, and vegan options. I was very impressed with the number of vegetarian options that were offered. Due to the pandemic, they are only offering take-out. They take both online and […]

Community / Lifestyle

New student club encourages a plant-based lifestyle

During the pandemic, many people decided to reconfigure their lifestyles in order to lead a healthier daily routine. A major piece of a healthy lifestyle is maintaining a balanced and nutritional diet. This takes shape in many different forms, with one of the most popular diets being vegan and vegetarian […]

Lifestyle / Opinion

Gigi Hadid should give credit where credit is due

It’s natural for people to want to share their opinion on something they’re excited about. American model Gigi Hadid did just this when she posted videos of herself making a Spicy Vodka Pasta recipe on her Instagram story in 2020. The media immediately jumped on this recipe, which then became […]

Lifestyle

Try this! A customizable scone recipe for beginner bakers

I am a beginner baker and wanted to try making scones. Though the project seemed a little daunting at first, I ended up with a really good result. I used The Joy of Baking recipe because it promised to be easy. It is really customizable, and I was proud that […]

Lifestyle

Local take-out spots: Where to get Asian-inspired cuisine, plus dessert

Right now eating in a restaurant is really unsafe, and so the next best, safe option during the pandemic is take-out. When getting take out, you always want to make sure you are picking the best possible restaurant, to ensure a delicious night, so sometimes it’s hard to branch out […]