Let's face it: most universities have gross dining halls. Often they'll have hockey puck burgers and pizza that resembles cardboard. If you're lucky, your dining hall might have a salad bar that isn't crawling with germs. This can be a rude awakening after having your mom pack you lunch for your entire childhood. Suddenly, you have to figure out how to fend for yourself and make your on food (unless you want to risk your life in the dining hall). To make things even more difficult, freshmen often don't have easy access to a full kitchen, so they're stuck using only their microwave and mini-fridge.
As many people in the tri-state area could tell you, I used to be a professional food critic. In those years, I actually worked hard to develop a good palate for food, a fine understanding of what it takes to make a good meal, and a good grasp of food flavor pairings.
Breakfast cookbooks are not the most popular kind of cookbook. This makes sense, as when you wake up in the morning the last thing you usually want to do is create something elaborate in the kitchen before you have to head to work. However, there are plenty of breakfast recipes that you can master and be ready to start first thing when your alarm starts blaring. Not only is this a great way to surprise your loved ones on the weekend, but it is also a great way to make every morning just a bit better in your day-to-day life. In order to do this you’re going to need some breakfast cookbooks though, so check out this list of must have breakfast cookbooks!
During the Civil War, food shortages were common and soldiers needed to be able to carry food for days. Consequently, the food they ate was meant to keep people alive, with a rare delight mixed in here and there.
If you’ve put “eat healthier” on your New Year’s Resolution list for the last 10 years, you aren’t alone. The thought of eating healthy can seem really daunting, but with these 15 food hacks for a healthier you, it doesn't have to be. The key to success is making small shifts to your daily routine that will help you get on the right track, not just for a few weeks, but for the long term. Start today and you'll soon be on the road to a healthier you!