About Carol Penn-Romine

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Carol Penn-Romine is an award-winning food writer based in Seattle. Her work has appeared in Best Food Writing 2013 and 2016 editions, Leite’s Culinaria, The Cheese Professor, Culture Cheese Magazine, Gastronomica, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times and several Edible publications. She also works as a cheesemonger and contends that many of the world’s problems could be solved if only people sat down and ate cheese together. You can find her work at www.hungrypassport.com. Follow her on Instagram: @hungrypassport.

Little Girl Fishing

My Fishing Trophy

Girls like to fish, too, you know. Sometimes they even win fishing contests and shame the menfolk in their families. Just sayin’.

Coke and Peanuts

Coke and Peanuts

Carol Penn-Romine takes us back to her childhood and a secular southern sacrament that’s still solemnly revered.

Caroline Kennedy

I Hated Caroline Kennedy

Carol Penn-Romine long considered the first daughter her nemesis. The reason has everything to do with overcooked okra and a distaste for turnips.