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Making nostalgic meals can help ease homesickness.
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Bites with Becca: Cooking can be comforting

November 15, 2017

When I think of turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce, I think of all the years my family hosted Thanksgiving dinner at our house. If I said those foods to you, you would probably think of your...

Preparing meals on the weekend provide a week’s worth of home-cooked comfort.
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Bites with Becca: A lesson in loving leftovers

October 18, 2017

There's only one thing better than a home-cooked meal. I'm talking about the hero of brown bag lunches and impromptu sandwiches. It’s a blessing, it’s a lifesaver — I'm talking leftovers. Leftovers...

Cooking on your own can be one of the hardest adjustments to moving off-campus. Illustration
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Bites with Becca: Off-campus cooking starter pack

September 13, 2017

Ramen, mac and cheese, takeout, repeat. Sound familiar? While eating pizza every night may be my heart’s true desire, it’s not so great for my wallet or my health. Now that the semester has...

Alum remembered as talented comedian and giving mentor

Alum remembered as talented comedian and giving mentor

March 5, 2015

Emerson alumnus Harris Wittels, a comedian and co-executive producer of NBC’s Parks and Recreation, was found dead in his Los Angeles home on Feb. 19. Wittels was discovered unconscious in his home...

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