Jen Cantin

Jen lives in Philly with her husband and their two cats. She values good chocolate. Other interests include farmers markets and alt-comedy. Follow along on Twitter.
From Jesus to Oprah: A 5,000-Year History of Bread Heroes
Bread flourishes in so many forms around the world: naan, tortillas, injera, arepas, pita, etc. And as consumers of grain-based sustenance, we all contribute to the history of bread in our own small ways. Although you did an excellent job of finishing that bagel this morning, some of us have made a more significant impact than others. Here’s a look back at a few pivotal people in the history of bread. Egyptians were the first civilization to leaven their bread.
May 24, 2019
How Do You Tell Your Coworker She Has Spinach in Her Teeth?
If you’ve ever had something in your teeth and no one told you, and then you went to the bathroom or happened to pass by a mirror and discovered a big chunk of spinach lodged in your incisors, you know: You always want someone to tell you it’s there. Right? Right. And that’s not so hard when it’s your best friend or your husband or your mom, but, it’s a bit more delicate when coworkers are involved. Here’s how to do it, in six easy steps. My colleague.
Sep 21, 2016
5 Important Lessons About Work and Food from Office Space
If you haven’t already seen Office Space, the 1999 movie starring Ron Livingston and Jennifer Aniston, it’s definitely worth watching. And even if you have seen it, it’s worth re-watching. The timeless depiction of the strained interpersonal dynamics in the workplace makes this a winner no matter how many times you view it.
Sep 16, 2016