Like sleeping-in and free Netflix, having leftover taco meat filling in the fridge is a bonus. It can instantly UP the flavor of whatever EATS you happen to be making - with less prep - and, if reused in a certain way, can convince a friend to help you move a sofa bed up a … Continue reading 10 Ways to Recycle Leftover Taco Meat Filling
Living off campus taught me eating healthy on a tight student budget and schedule is tricky. It can be done, but when supermarkets and fast food chains offer convenient unhealthy comfort food on the cheap it’s hard to avoid ingesting the junk. It’s still worth the effort to eat right more often to improve fitness and … Continue reading 7 Money-Saving Ways to Eat Healthy at College
Cooking often begins with dicing an onion. And, unfortunately this root vegetable doesn’t play nice when you attempt to cut it. It won't sit flat on the cutting board. Its papery skin can be difficult to remove. And, we all know how the little bugger likes to sting our eyes like shampoo if we take … Continue reading How to Dice and Onion and Walk Away Without a Tear
Any adventure can be scary at first. But once you get comfortable with the surroundings it becomes second nature. Cooking with spices is no different. The more you cook with them the more you'll become familiar with which ones to use and figure out how much is too much or too little. Here are 6 … Continue reading 6 Versatile Herbs and Spices to Cook With at College: College Cooking Secret #7
Pasta, pasta, pasta. It must have been invented for college cooking. It can be purchased with pocket change, is hearty, and so incredibly easy to prepare. But it can seem like an eternity waiting for the water to boil. One solution is to heat the cooking water in a kettle before pouring it in the … Continue reading Cooking 101: Can You Freeze Cooked Pasta Noodles?
Saving money on groceries is obviously a good thing on a tight college budget. There are many ways to accomplish this. You can budget for groceries with apps and save money using coupons. But that's beginner stuff. The real secret to saving big money on your grocery bill at college requires a mindset you may already … Continue reading 3 Common Pitfalls Smart College Students Make When Grocery Shopping: College Cooking Secret #6