Road Trip: Dos and Don’ts of Eating on the Go

February 20, 2018, by Spencer Arnold, Food Editor. Leave a Comment

Whether it’s driving home at the end of the semester, taking a spring break road trip, or visiting out-of-state friends or relatives, chances are that most of us will eventually spend an extended amount of time in a motor vehicle. With that in mind, given my proclivity for long road trips, I thought I would […]

Early Birdies Divulge the Truth Behind Usdan Breakfast

February 19, 2018, by Emmet Teran, Camille De Beus, Editor-In-Chief and News Editor. Leave a Comment

At a school replete with both visible and invisible social structures, Usdan breakfast stands in solidarity with its weekly nighttime counterpart Keg Co-op as a temporary space in which the hierarchy dissipates. The main difference between the two is that every Thursday eve, Keg Co-op draws in the partiers of each friend group, while every weekday […]

Butts A Baking: Drop-Dead-Delicious Cupcakes

February 12, 2018, by Mae Davies, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

So, it’s your friend’s birthday. You want to do something nice for them, right? But you’re a college student, so naturally, you’re broke. Fear not! With Butts A Baking, we’ll show you how to make easy, dorm-friendly treats for your friends (and for yourself). With Valentine’s Day coming up, there is no better time to […]

Loving Late Night: A Thank-You From the Heart

February 12, 2018, by Théo Storella, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Late Night holds a special place in the hearts of many Wesleyan students, including mine. It’s become my go-to place for dinner when I’m too lazy to cook and too tired to deal with the raucousness of Usdan at dinnertime. Late Night doesn’t feel as much like cafeteria dining even though it’s in the same […]

Puttanesca: A Pasta Sauce to Bring You Home

February 6, 2018, by Théo Storella, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Puttanesca is easy to make, and all of its ingredients can be found at Weshop. It’s a fantastic dish for when you want to put neither time nor effort into your cooking but still want a filling and delicious result. Puttanesca is packed with flavorful and aromatic ingredients, so for those of you worried about […]

Saucing with Spencer: Dorm-Friendly Grilled Cheese

February 6, 2018, by Spencer Arnold, Food Editor. Leave a Comment

Good grilled cheese can be an absolute lifesaver. Whether it’s late at night and you’re feeling snacky, or on a weekend afternoon when the weather outside is not conducive to long walks for food.   This is a list of some of my favorite grilled cheese combos for those late nights or lazy afternoons. All […]

Saucing with Spencer: Cooking With Friends Can Feed the Soul

January 30, 2018, by Spencer Arnold, Food Editor. Leave a Comment

I have long been a believer in the power of food to bring people together. It’s central to everything from first dates to fancy parties to friendly get-togethers. As we all settle back into our busy schedules and daily routines, we come together over food—sharing a meal is typically the way that we catch up […]

Tartiflette: A Hearty Dish from the French Alps

January 30, 2018, by Théo Storella, Contributing Writer. 1 Comment

The Tartiflette is the ultimate winter casserole. As a hallmark of French Savoyard food, the Tartiflette is the go-to dish to rejuvenate your cold and tired soul. Situated in the east of France, La Savoie is largely covered by the jaw-dropping Alps. These mountains are admired and enjoyed in summer as well as winter and […]

The Top 5 Easiest Things to Bring to Any Holiday Potluck

December 4, 2017, by Jane Herz, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

“Would you mind bringing something?” If you’re anything like me, those five words are the worst words you could possibly hear. It’s that time of the year, folks: the time for the dreaded holiday potluck. You know the drill. You’re invited over to your best friend’s house, or maybe it’s your crazy aunt’s family get-together […]

Thanksgivingstein’s Monster Mash-Up: Stuffing Eggs Benedict

November 27, 2017, by Sasha Cohen, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Approximately 12 hours after collapsing onto the couch and dramatically declaring that I couldn’t eat for a week, I cracked open the leftover-filled fridge in search of breakfast. My head said eggs. My heart said stuffing. But why, I asked, must the two remain separate? Thus came the creation of stuffing eggs Benedict. In my […]

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