dining hall

April 15, 2011 - 7:14am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Seafood is the star tonight at dinnertime with tuna melt sandwiches and coconut shrimp!

April 14, 2011 - 7:00am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Cavatelli are another type of Italian pasta which are often mistaken for gnocchi because of their shape. Cavatelli, however, differ from gnocchi in base ingredients, for they are usually made with flour, water, and semolina—gnocchi are usually made with potatoes and flour.

April 13, 2011 - 7:35am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Vegetarian burgers are not always made from various veggies—they can also be based in other ingredients such as chickpeas or black beans, or even lentils like the burgers served today at lunch!

April 12, 2011 - 7:16am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal. 

Many different kinds of lasagna are made in Italy depending on region—many places in Southern Italy make lasagna with a simple tomato sauce, but it’s typical of places in the north to use a white sauce, called bèchamel.

April 11, 2011 - 8:28am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Did you know Louis Armstrong’s favorite food was red beans and rice? See why he liked the dish so much tonight at dinner with your own plate!
 

April 8, 2011 - 7:26am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Samosas are savory stuffed pastries popular in Asian cuisine. They are traditionally made in triangular shapes and stuffed with potatoes, peas, lentils, onions, and other ingredients. Pick up a few veggie samosas at lunch today!
 

April 7, 2011 - 7:02am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Zucchini is one of the most versatile veggies to cook, especially since its spongy texture absorbs any added flavor its cooked with. Not only is it used in entrees, but zucchini is often used in baking to make zucchini bread, cupcakes, and more!
 

April 6, 2011 - 8:08am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

You may have heard of tortellini and tortelloni—both are typical Italian pastas, however tortellini are smaller than tortelloni. Both can be made a variety of ways, but tortellini are often served in sauce or in broth, and tortelloni are rarely eaten in broth like soup. Try some tortellini soup today at lunch (kind of a fun twist on chicken noodle soup)!
 

April 5, 2011 - 7:10am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Millet is part of the small-seeded species of crops and grains and is used for many grain-based dishes. Rich in B vitamins and folic acid, millet is also gluten free, making it a great choice for those with gluten allergies.
 

April 4, 2011 - 8:27am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Beef burgundy, a traditional French recipe made with braised beef with garlic, onions, and broth, is a filling meal by itself, however you can make the meal even more satisfying by pairing a hefty slice of beef with plain egg noodles on the side.