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The Manifest Critic

The Manifest Critic

Do you ever go to a restaurant and critique your food, knowingly or unknowingly, as if you were a food critic working on an article? Me too. For example… Have you been to The Chalmun’s Cantina in Mos Eisley? They have the best blue milk […]

[Film Edition] “And That’s My Trick!”

[Film Edition] “And That’s My Trick!”

I’ve been a terrible blogger lately… I know. Bad Cait! Bad! I’m sorry. I have been busy in post-graduate hell trying to find a job that I don’t hate. By the time I’m done with that my brain is so fried. I will find a […]

[Food & Culture] A Divine History of Chocolate

[Food & Culture] A Divine History of Chocolate

Wait a minute… Didn’t I say just a few posts ago that I didn’t like chocolate? Hmm…maybe I’m changing my tune? I did notice that my tastes changed a lot last year (Ex: I finally like mushrooms). It seems that chocolate is making its way […]

Mama’s Slow Cooker Carnitas

Mama’s Slow Cooker Carnitas

Hello all! So sorry to be posting this recipe late! I have been sick lately and it has taken a bit of a toll on me. ┬áThese carnitas are such an easy crockpot meal. You can just throw it in the crockpot, let it cook […]

[Food & Culture] I Need Me Some Capezzolis

[Food & Culture] I Need Me Some Capezzolis

Welcome to this week’s Food & Culture: Film Edition, in honor of the Oscars this Sunday! Have you ever watched a movie that had a scene with food that made you immediately go to the kitchen after? A few of those come to mind for […]

Maw Maw’s Chocolate Pie

Maw Maw’s Chocolate Pie

Welcome to The Manifest Recipe‘s first weekly recipe post! I am especially excited to bring this one to you this week as it is a family favorite. This post will serve as a template of sorts as to what recipe posts will look like (as […]

[Food & Culture] Everyone Belongs in the Kitchen

[Food & Culture] Everyone Belongs in the Kitchen

Welcome to the first Food & Culture post! The purpose of these posts is to cover a broad cultural side of food in order to spread and expand readers’ culinary, cultural, and historical knowledge. If you have any ideas for post topics on this subject, […]

Happy Valentine’s Day!!

Happy Valentine’s Day!!

Many people begrudge Valentine’s Day. I get it… If you’re single, it sucks seeing happy couples everywhere… If you’re in a relationship, you either 1) feel guilty for being in love, 2) feel forced to participate in the Hallmark holiday, 3) ignore it altogether, or […]

My Manifest Destiny: An Alpha Test Pleasantry

My Manifest Destiny: An Alpha Test Pleasantry

Welcome to the first ever Manifest Recipe post! Allow me to explain why I started this blog… In this tumultuous time, I can’t help but feel a lack of community- a disconnection…a disturbance in the force, whatever you want to call it- where we have […]