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Eating your way through a road trip

Eating your way through a road trip

Cicely Chisholm

April 2, 2015

Spring break is upon us, and then only a month later it’s summer. It’s the season of music festivals, intense heat and road trips. If you’ve never been on a road trip, I highly suggest you remedy that right away. Living in Los Angeles grants us a lot of close-by destinations that are usuall...

Put some magic in your morning with ‘Fairy Toast’

Put some magic in your morning with ‘Fairy Toast’

Madeline Sensibile

March 5, 2015

Breakfast is my absolute favorite meal of the day, which has changed since I was a wee lass. I am always craving something sweet before school starts, but never know what to make. This week, instead of sharing a dinner recipe with you, I'll be sharing my newfound recipe for Fairy Toast for this installment...

A peek behind the curtain of eating disorders

A peek behind the curtain of eating disorders

Kathleen Johnson

February 26, 2015

This week on Dinner Thyme we're going to discuss something a little more important than food. Eating disorders are a serious issue and growing concern in our society today. Weight and the judgment of body image are two thoughts that can eat away at the minds of people, leaving many with life-threatening...

Taking advantage of the farmer’s market

Taking advantage of the farmer’s market

Cicely Chisholm

February 26, 2015

On this week's Dinner Thyme, we're going to show you three recipes you can make with the ingredients available at the Associated Student's farmer's market. It's now easier to buy fresh produce and ingredients. What used to require a drive or long walk to the nearest grocery store is now just a short...

Eating healthier while on a student budget

Eating healthier while on a student budget

Samantha Lieb

January 28, 2015

Many aspire to eat healthy, and even loose the holiday weight. On a student salary this can be difficult. Healthy eating doesn't have to mean burning a hole in your wallet. Affordable eating shouldn't burn a hole in your stomach. It is not impossible to eat well on a budget when you know where to...

Finals Week: Pinching Pennies

Jake Fredericks

May 5, 2014

 Stretching your dollar In my first year attending college I gained 10 pounds, half of which I’m sure was stored in my neck and face, the other half in my gut. When I returned home for summer break, even my dad commented on my weight. I’m not a big guy, probably 150 pounds soaking wet, but it was ...

Microwaving Nutritiously and Safely

Microwaving Nutritiously and Safely

Amanda Blake

May 4, 2014

Microwave ovens cook food by converting electrical power into waves of electromagnetic energy with a frequency similar to radio waves. However, microwaves are more narrowly focused and oscillate at a faster rate, which results in the rapid rotation of water, fat and sugar molecules. This causes a ...

All Hail, the Microwave: get zapped

Jake Fredericks

April 28, 2014

Aside from Double-Doubles and vanilla shakes from the drive-thru, God’s greatest gift to cooks is the microwave. This culinary anomaly can make ramen in seconds, nuke an entire turkey in minutes and host a Peeps battle like none other seen before. Best of all, virtually anything can be made with a ...

The Incredible Edible Egg

Amanda Blake

April 24, 2014

During the 1990’s, dietary cholesterol became associated with the increasing prevalence of cardiovascular disease, which today remains the number one cause of death in the United States. The egg contains 185 mg of cholesterol, more than half of the recommended daily allowance (RDA), and quickly...

Egg cookery: 4 ways to cook a perfect egg

Jake Fredericks

April 23, 2014

Breakfast is awesome, so long as you’re not the one cooking. Ask any cook who has worked a breakfast or brunch service, and they’ll tell you it’s akin to the seventh circle of hell. The last thing many of us want to do on a Sunday morning is break out the pots and pans, let alone cook for somebody...

Eggs-cellence: Why eggs are great, and also why they suck

Jake Fredericks

April 21, 2014

There are but a few culinary luxuries that can match the food-gasm of flavor from a perfectly cooked egg. If you’ve never seen or tried it before, I dare you, nay, I double-dog dare you, to order a cheeseburger with a fried egg. Just imagine a little, golden balloon filled with a sexified protein cent...

Shopping fair trade

Jake Fredericks

April 19, 2014

Here’s a quick reference guide for when you’re hunting for establishments that offer fair trade foods, or are looking for some retailers that carry fair trade products. Compartes Chocolatier: If you’ve got a sweet tooth, head down to Brentwood’s Compartes Chocolatier, located at 912 S. Barri...

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