dining hall

February 25, 2011 - 9:05am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Stromboli is a great twist on classic Italian flavors, however why not try to skip the meat today and try a veggie stromboli instead? Paired with peppers and onions, and a bowl of tomato soup, it makes for a tasty midday meal!

February 24, 2011 - 8:09am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Comfort food takes one of its best forms at dinner tonight with an array of soups to choose from! Try some french onion soup to accompany your mashed potatoes and relax after a long day of classes.

February 23, 2011 - 9:06am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Egg drop soup, often called egg flower soup, combines wispy beaten eggs in boiled chicken broth. Black or white pepper, as well as scallions or tofu, are common additions to this comforting dish. Try a bowl tonight with your chinese food meal!

February 22, 2011 - 8:11am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Many believe that London broil is a cut of meat, but it actually refers to the cooking method instead. Top round steak (the typical cut of meat used) is marinated, and then broiled and grilled to around medium-well. Try it tonight with a side of scalloped potatoes!
 

February 21, 2011 - 9:39am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Sliced plantains are a traditional Mexican side dish, especially popular in the Yucatan area. Kick those plantains up a notch by sprinkling hot pepper flakes or your favorite pepper & spice combination on top of them.
 

February 18, 2011 - 9:04am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

The term for shrimp “butterfly” comes from the way the shrimp is cut before cooking. Usually “butterfly” cuts go down the long back of the shrimp, allowing the entire shrimp to be fully cooked from the inside out.

February 17, 2011 - 8:27am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Sun-dried tomatoes originated when the Italians wanted to store fresh tomatoes over winter. They placed tomatoes on tile roofs in the hot sun to dry them so they could be stored for a longer period of time. Now a staple in Italian cuisine, sun-dried tomatoes are used in many different ways—try them at lunch with manicotti!

February 16, 2011 - 9:09am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Chicken Monterey is made in a few different ways, but the most common way is to partially cook the chicken in butter or oil first, then finish it off in a liquid mixture, usually of stock and tomatoes. Give it a try tonight at dinnertime!

February 15, 2011 - 8:12am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Celebrate Black History month with tonight’s themed dinner complete with all the classic southern food you could ask for—fried chicken, collard greens, pecan pie, and so much more!

February 14, 2011 - 9:39am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Our Valentine’s Day menu is one you’re sure to love, filled with apple cinnamon waffles, minestrone soup, and bourbon glazed pork!