Microwaveable Breakfast Mug Meals

We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but between late night studying and early morning classes, most of us skip it altogether. Mug desserts have been trending for a while, but breakfast mugs are even better – they are quick, easy, and efficient. All you have to do is mix your ingredients, pop the mug in the microwave, and go! Just … Continue reading Microwaveable Breakfast Mug Meals

Deliciousness of Mac and Cheese Led to Arrest of UConn Student

In the golden hours of 1-4 a.m., a beautiful phenomenon known as the drunchies (drunk munchies) may hit you. The endless amounts of pizza, cookies, and Chinese food available on GrubHub become your haven and if you do not get your fix fast enough you experience the drunken meld of angry and hungry, known as hangry. Luke Gatti, a 19-year-old student at the University of … Continue reading Deliciousness of Mac and Cheese Led to Arrest of UConn Student

How to Bring Oktoberfest to ‘Cuse

With the end of September comes a gentle reminder that we live in a frozen tundra. But more importantly, the most glorious, globally renowned festival of beer comes around this time of year: Oktoberfest. The festival originated in Munich, Germany, on October 12th, 1810, to celebrate the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig. Since then the celebration has only become bigger, better, and a little bit crazier. You may … Continue reading How to Bring Oktoberfest to ‘Cuse

How to Amp Up Your Childhood Favorites

So, we all know and love our childhood favorites like grilled cheese, mozzarella sticks, pizza, and chocolate chip cookies. But who’s to say we can’t amp them up and take them to the next level? Here are 3 recipes showing how to do just that! Grilled Cheese Pizza, yes you read that right. Two of my personal favorites made into one cheesy package of heaven. … Continue reading How to Amp Up Your Childhood Favorites

8 Do’s And Don’ts When Traveling With Food

I am the kind of girl who always has a snack in her purse. I’ll forget my keys, iPhone, and credit card but always have a Ziploc full of pretzels lingering at the bottom of my Longchamp. So maybe it’s not surprising that I’ve held up an entire TSA security line to Aruba because I had a tub of Moroccan hummus in my purse—hey, it isn’t technically a liquid … Continue reading 8 Do’s And Don’ts When Traveling With Food

The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

McDonald’s stops serving breakfast at 10:30 am. This is criminally on par with the fact that Chipotle doesn’t believe in delivery. Because McDonald’s hasn’t complied with my multiple requests to push their breakfast schedule back to a more reasonable time (i.e, all day), I haven’t had a McGriddle in five years. In retribution for those who want a decent breakfast sandwich after 10:30 in the … Continue reading The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Shut Up! There’s a Fifth Flavor?

Everyone knows the tastes our tongues can sense: sweet, sour, bitter, salty. Chances are that you could rattle them off in kindergarten. But many people aren’t aware of a fifth sense: umami. Found in the sour tang you get when you bite into a ripe tomato, umami (pronounced oo-mommy) can be translated from Japanese as a “pleasant savory taste.” You’re probably already enjoying the tastes … Continue reading Shut Up! There’s a Fifth Flavor?