Archive for May, 2012

Dorm Room Bar: Blackberry Margarita

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When school is finally out for the summer, you can almost hear a collective sigh of relief from college students everywhere. For undergrads, this is a time to celebrate a few months of freedom from all-nighters in the library, and to make a toast to your hard work throughout the past year. For recent graduates, like myself, this is a time for slight panic, withdrawal from your college friends, and bouts of crying while listening to “Graduation” by Vitamin C. Either way, I think we all deserve a drink.

To welcome the beauteous warm weather that’s finally upon us, …

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Owning the Omelet in 6 Easy Steps

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Mastering the omelet is a skill that takes some practice but is essential to any college cook’s repertoire.  Omelets are a great meal at any time of day, they’re easy and take less than 10 minutes to prepare.  The issue: so many of us end up with a scrambled mess that may taste good, but doesn’t look all that appetizing. Follow these 6 basic steps to make the perfect omelet.

**How to Make the Perfect Omelet**

1. Select the right type of pan. I suggest a 7-10’’ non-stick frying pan.

2. Pick your ingredients. A common mistake is adding too …

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