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?
When studying for exams, I found it much easier when I had something to munch on in front of me. Baby carrots, a banana, apple or a bag of raw almonds (and plenty of water) filled the hunger void and kept me going at the library. Popcorn is what I snacked on most when studying in … Continue reading Favorite Study Snack for Final Exams ~ Look In the Fridge Friday
Level of Effort: Easy Cost of Ingredients: $1.35 Nutrition Information: 76 calories, 4.5 g fat, 2 g protein, 2 g fiber, 8 g carbs Before you laugh at my headline hear me out on this one. There are more benefits to knowing how to cook at college and university than just eating healthy. What I noticed during … Continue reading How to Make Salsa and Guarantee a Second Date: Quick Win Wednesday
Hi! C'mon on in. Today at the cafe I'm serving a tasty way to cook baked beans from a can. It's a thousand times better than the hot dog (and chicken dog) version I ate as a student! Just thinking of eating those chicken dogs with crunchy bits in them makes me want to gag... yuck! You … Continue reading Baked Beans Never Tasted So Good! ~ Look In the Fridge Friday
Level of Effort: Easy Cost of Ingredients: $2.04 Nutrition Info (1 serving): 276 calories, 11.3 g fat, 8.0 g protein, 4.2 g fiber, 36 g carbs Hi c’mon in! Today at the café I’m serving a poutine inspired chowder recipe you make using canned soup, corn and frozen string fries! I’ve shared how to turn a can … Continue reading Creamy Corn Chowder with Fries: Weekend Eats