Bonnie Horgos

Bonnie is a freelance writer based in Minneapolis. She's the proud owner of a 1982 Volkswagen Westfalia, and when she isn't busy writing, she's daydreaming about where to go and what to eat in her second home on wheels.
Sobriety Made Me a Better Cook, and Cooking Keeps Me Sober
I’m not saying that I got sober and the next day I was all like Julie and Julia. It was a slow progression over the course of a few years.
Dec 16, 2019
10 Groceries for People Who Hate Pumpkin Spice but Love Fall
Shopping
Not everyone likes pumpkin spice!
Oct 3, 2019
The Never-Ending Math Magic You Do in the Kitchen as a Type 1 Diabetic
Wellness
"While the whirring of numbers in my brain can be exhausting, it's also the familiar hum that accompanies me every time I step into the kitchen."
Jul 31, 2019
I Physically Can't Go Home, So I Cook My Way Through the Homesickness
Life in the Kitchen
"When a panic attack strikes, I’m constantly seeking shelter; sometimes I’ll pace my house, looking for a place where the air isn’t so thin."
Jun 19, 2019
3 Dinner Lessons Learned from My First Midwestern Winter
I grew up in Santa Cruz, California, a small coastal town known for its killer surf spots and penchant for crunchy hippie eats. My parents maintained an organic garden with leafy greens, fruit trees, and a greenhouse that ruined my ability to eat store-bought tomatoes. On top of our backyard bounty, my stepfather loves to fish; he took his tiny kayak out nearly every weekend to catch salmon, crab, and sardines.
May 24, 2019
I Tried to Save Money on Groceries and Ended Up Poisoning Myself
I’m planning on attending graduate school this fall, so I’ve been trying to save $1,500 a month in hopes of taking out as little in student loans as possible. After crunching some numbers, I realized that, aside from housing and utilities, the majority of my money went to groceries (I’m Hungarian, and I have a deep love for meat, especially artisanal salami from my local Eastern European butcher). I decided to limit myself to $200 per month on groceries.
Apr 30, 2019