dining hall

March 11, 2011 - 8:41am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Try a piece of applesauce cake after dinner tonight; this moist, sweet, slightly spicy dessert is a great alternative when you want something other than a regular pastry to satisfy your sweet tooth!

March 10, 2011 - 8:03am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Dig into some comfort food tonight for dinner with meatloaf, mashed potatoes, and a dessert of rice krispie treats!

March 9, 2011 - 9:08am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Waldorf salad is typically made with turkey, sliced apples, grapes, nuts, celery, and creamy mayonnaise creating a delicious blend of textures and flavors. Try some at lunchtime today!

March 8, 2011 - 8:10am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Blackened catfish is usually made in a cast-iron skillet, and cajun-style catfish combines just the right blend of spices to give the dish a kick of fun flavors!

March 7, 2011 - 10:11am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Go for whole-wheat mac n cheese at lunch today to get a pasta dish with even more fiber and protein than regular mac n cheese. Try substituting white grains with brown grains once a week for a healthy boost.

March 4, 2011 - 9:06am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

The word “enchilada” comes from the Spanish verb enchilar, which translates literally as “to add chile peppers to,” or “to season (or decorate) with chile.”

March 3, 2011 - 9:16am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Portabello mushrooms are often substituted for meat in dishes made for vegetarians because they’re hearty and satisfying. Give one a try at lunch today as a side dish to chicken and soup.

March 2, 2011 - 9:08am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Monte Cristo sandwiches originated as a spin of the French meal croque-monsieur, a fast food sandwich served hot with ham and cheese.

March 1, 2011 - 8:11am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Perogies are like the Polish version of Italian ravioli. Typically filled with fluffy potatoes and cheese, perogies started as peasant food and quickly grew into an important staple in Poish cuisine. Savory perogies are filled with ingredients such as cheese, mushrooms, and sausage, and sweet perogies are usually served with sour cream.

February 28, 2011 - 9:38am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Slow food isn’t just about using the best quality ingredients and making sure they are cooked well, it’s also about the company you keep while you eat and savoring each bite of your meal. Make tonight’s dinner a group affair, gather all your friends, and enjoy a dinner together by slowing down with slow food!