Caroline Wright

Caroline Wright is a cook who writes things: sometimes about food she makes, sometimes about things that have happened to her or stories she tells to children. She lives in Seattle with her loving family full of boys and her terminal brain cancer diagnosis. She believes the secret of happiness is taking everything with a grain of salt, but especially predictions made by doctors and meteorologists. Instead of social media, Caroline writes a monthly newsletter to keep her head IRL. Sign up and check out her work on
This Black Bean Soup is the Most Comforting Dish I Know
There's something almost magical about it.
May 16, 2023
15-Bean Soup
My version of the classic.
Oct 3, 2020
The Soup Queen of Seattle on Beans, the Pandemic, and Feeding Her Community
I had only heard the word “coronavirus” mentioned a few times when I started to observe small changes in my routine.
Oct 3, 2020
What I Cooked on My Rebirthday for the Community That Saved My Life
Before my diagnosis, I had never experienced what can happen when the energetic power of a collection of lovely people, a vibrant community, focuses its love.
Apr 11, 2019