Kate Bratskeir
Kate Bratskeir

Kate Bratskeir is a Food Editor at Mic. She can be reached at kate@mic.com.

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15 easy tricks to make Thanksgiving cooking less stressful

These cooking and organization hacks will give you more time to actually enjoy the holiday.

Nov. 15, 2017

Meet Marge, the 81-year-old turkey expert that helps thousands cook Thanksgiving dinner

The Illinois-based Thanksgiving expert has been a calming phone presence for 35 years.
Nov. 14, 2017

Avoid Thanksgiving traffic with new data from Google Maps

If you'll be in a car this Thanksgiving, this new data from Google Maps can help make the ride more bearable.
Nov. 10, 2017

This documentary celebrates bodegas as an integral part of life in America

Bodegas reveal a part of American culture rarely shown in popular art.
Nov. 7, 2017

We all swore we’d move to Canada if Trump won. These people actually did.

Canada may not be perfect, but for these three, it was the ideal escape from Trump's America.
Nov. 2, 2017

Experts share unconventional — but ingenious — tips for cooking Thanksgiving dinner

The turkey baster is a useless tool.

Nov. 1, 2017

Here’s what you should know about low-acid coffee

If you have stomach issues or find yourself feeling uncomfortable during exercise, give this a try.
Oct. 24, 2017

Healthy eating guidelines from food pyramids around the world

In a country where french fries count as a vegetable, we could benefit from a little nutritional wisdom.
Oct. 16, 2017

Ranking the best vegan burgers in New York City

There's been a proliferation of vegan burgers in New York City — so we set out to figure out which one tastes the best.
Oct. 12, 2017

How the McVegan can change the way we eat

McDonald's Finland is currently testing a vegan burger; a positive reception could mean great things for the future of food.
Oct. 6, 2017

He travels the world in a 400-lb. wheelchair — and he’s helping others with disabilities do the same

John Morris has been to more than 25 countries in five years, sharing tips and tricks for travelers who use wheelchairs along the way.

Sept. 28, 2017

On these new trips, getting dropped off in the middle of nowhere is part of the plan

One travel company thinks getting lost in the wilderness is the key to true relaxation. Here's how to do it.
Sept. 25, 2017

The most popular Airbnb in all 50 states

From luxurious tree houses to an outfitted Airstream, the United States of Airbnb is diverse as can be.
Sept. 22, 2017

Can’t stop eating on vacation? You’re not alone — and here’s why.

There are several reasons you can't help but gorge yourself on holiday.
Sept. 14, 2017

New York City bodega workers on whether they feel threatened by the new Bodega startup

Bodegas are an integral part of living in New York City — and employees and patrons were irked by the mini convenience store startup bearing their name.
Aug. 23, 2017

The self-proclaimed “fat girl” combatting the stigma of traveling while fat, one selfie at a time

#FatGirlsTraveling started as a hashtag. Now it's a movement.

Aug. 21, 2017

5 witches share what they’ll do during Monday’s total solar eclipse

From burning presidential Tweets to blessing wands, here's what modern witchcraft will look like during the big celestial event.
Aug. 16, 2017

No tent, no problem: These companies want you to go camping, but without any of the hassle

They'll find a campground and even provide accommodations — from a tent to a mobile camper.
Aug. 4, 2017

These restaurants are all about vegetables — just don’t call them “vegetarian”

For some, “vegetarian” is a dirty word, suggesting elitism and an obsession with health. So chefs are ditching it entirely.
July 25, 2017

This baker is freeing the world from the tyranny of choice, one pink cupcake at a time

Provincetown’s ScottCakes ignores all the rules when it comes to serving the typical American consumer.