Caitlin Huson

Caitlin Huson is a freelance writer based in the Pacific Northwest.
The Best Grocery Store Snacks You Can Find in Britain
Snack food options in British grocery stores extend past the traditional chips and candy.
Dec 31, 2020
Recipe: Moist & Cakey Banana Bread
At work, my banana bread is a talking point; wrapped in twine, it makes a lovely housewarming gift; in muffin form, it's my go-to treat for new moms.
Jan 21, 2020
8 British Condiments and Sauces You Need to Try
Branston Pickle might look strange, but it's actually delicious.
May 24, 2019
10 Food Souvenirs I Always Bring Back from Britain
When I traveled abroad as a child, my favorite part was picking out a souvenir. Thankfully, I seemed to steer clear of the mass-produced knickknacks, and ended up with quite a few timeless keepsakes from around the world. Maybe my 12-year-old self was cooler than I remember. (But probably not.) The souvenirs I pick up these days don’t last as long. I love roaming the aisles of foreign supermarkets, selecting consumables to bring home like jams, cookies, and hot sauces.
May 24, 2019
I’ve Tried Every Low-Carb Pizza Crust Out There and Here’s What You Need to Know
On a mission to find a suitable substitute for pizza, one writer tried a bunch of low-carb pizza crusts and found her favorites.
May 1, 2019
My Favorite Travel Souvenir Is Technically Trash
They say it’s what’s on the inside that counts, but sometimes the packaging is just too beautiful to throw away. That’s what I was thinking when I was washing dishes in an Airbnb in Provence, France, a few years ago. A collection of glass yogurt pots sat by the sink, waiting to be rinsed and recycled, but I had already decided they’d be flying home with me instead.
Sep 7, 2018
10 Ways British and American Weddings Differ
Royal weddings have always fascinated people around the world, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s upcoming wedding has been no different. Wedding experts, historians, “sources close to the palace,” and Instagram sleuths alike have been speculating on the details of the nuptials since the engagement was announced last November. This particular royal wedding is extra special, considering the British-American union.
May 18, 2018
There’s No Such Thing as St. Patty’s Day
As we approach March 17, consider this your friendly reminder: It’s St. Paddy’s Day, not St. Patty’s Day. Please edit your parade banners, bar flyers, leprechaun hats, and social media posts accordingly. The holiday celebrates the life of St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland who was credited with bringing Christianity to the Irish. If you must use the diminutive, use Paddy with two Ds, not Ts.
Mar 13, 2018
9 Delightfully Weird British Dishes You Need to Try
Did you know there's a popular sandwich in the U.K. that's just white bread, butter, and french fries? Dreams do come true.
Aug 17, 2017