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March 30, 2011 - 7:06am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

A traditional Greek savory pastry, baked spanakopita is made with phyllo pastry dough and filled with spinach, feta cheese, onions, seasoning, and sometimes egg—a great, light lunch that packs a punch of flavor in a warm, flaky crust.

March 29, 2011 - 10:53am
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

What We're Reading:

The Starvation Vacation

(The Wall Street Journal) Christina Binkley signed up for what she thought was a relaxing Malibu retreat, but found herself jailed in a super strict detox boot camp.

Why William and Kate's choice of cake-maker is causing a stir

March 29, 2011 - 6:14am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

All the best flavors of chicken and shrimp comes together tonight with chicken scampi! This creamy, buttery dish will go perfectly with a side of a baked potato or even pasta.

March 28, 2011 - 3:42pm
A perennial favorite, carrot cupcakes with cream cheese icing are delicious and nutritious- that's what the carrot's for, right?

Carrot cake in adorable cupcake form. Enough said.

 

1/2 cup light brown sugar

3/4 cup vegetable oil

2 eggs

1 1/2 cups flour

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon cinnamon

pinch of salt

zest of 1/2 lemon

zest of 1/2 orange

2 medium carrots, grated

1/2 cup raisins

 

1/2 cup cream cheese (1/2 a package)

1 2/3 cups powdered sugar

2 teaspoons lime juice

 

1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

March 28, 2011 - 9:57am
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

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Matthew McConaughey Wants to Write a Cook Book

(Zimbio) Who knew Mr. Sexy could cook? McConaughey wants to share the recipes he bonds with his family over with the rest of the world.

March 28, 2011 - 7:41am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

The term “hash brown” refers to the way the potatoes are cooked—typically shredded and then pan-fried. Have some patties today to start your morning!

March 25, 2011 - 7:03am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Manhattan clam chowder may look different than the creamy, milky clam chowder you’re used to because it’s tomato based, not cream based. The ongoing debate over which clam chowder is better—Manhattan or New England—may never cease, but at least you can try them and see for yourself which you prefer!

March 24, 2011 - 6:05am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Oranges all around tonight at dinner! Orange-stuffed pork loin and orange-scented basmati rice pilaf put a zesty twist on your typical dinner plate.

March 23, 2011 - 12:54pm
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

What we're reading

Veggie Burgers

(New York Times) As a vegetarian, I'm excited for veggie burgers to get a chance to shine. Word of caution: the veggie burgers in the slideshow do not look appetizing, even to a five-year veg. So, view at your own risk.

Tops Turns Orange

March 23, 2011 - 7:06am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Your choice of comfort food tonight at dinner! Choose from BBQ chicken, fried chicken, or carved ham to pair with side dishes to create a plate of relaxation and usher in the last half of the week.