• Eleanor Duke


    America’s Favorite Sandwich

    April 23, 2015
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    The grilled cheese sandwich is a staple of American cuisine, ranking high on the list of Important American Contributions to the Culinary Sphere, alongside such greats as the hamburger, key lime pie, and the peanut butter and jelly sandwich. But in my (admittedly biased) opinion, grilled cheese is unmatched in its versatility and appeal. A […]

    croissant french toast

    your guide to winning mvp of spring weekend

    April 16, 2015
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    You wake up with a blistering headache. It’s Saturday of Spring Weekend 2015, and you’ve overdone yourself. You need a pick-me-up before the day’s festivities begin. Pusha T is coming on in less than three hours! Get yourself together! The line at Bagel Gourmet is sure to be out the door, and last time you […]

    peaches with sam

    a cobbler inspired by paraguayos

    April 2, 2015
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    Sam and I were friends before we got to Spain, but only casually. We had been in one class together the previous fall, when he was a freshman and I was a junior. But we spent our month in Spain attached at the hip. Everyone on our study abroad trip wondered whether Sam and I […]

    warm-weather cocktails

    drink away those winter woes

    March 12, 2015
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    I have a confession: I don’t like the winter. I don’t think I’m alone in this, judging by the 5, 000 conversations I’ve had in the past two months about the treacherous and hellacious nature of wintertime in Providence. My main question is: Why do we continue, generation after generation, to live in these places […]

    bananas on fire

    spice up your life with bananas flambé

    February 26, 2015
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    Most of the time, I am a creature of habit. I’ve got my regular hangouts, my regular restaurant orders, and my regular old clothes that I wear over and over. I like to stick to my routines. The same pattern usually applies to the food I eat. It’s probably not the healthiest way to operate […]