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The long road to Pullman, Wash., has a reputation for being boring, but there are several quick side trips that offer spots for scenery and a little exercise. (Craig Hill/Tacoma News Tribune/MCT)

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...

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...

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...

(Cladellain Kae David / Photo Editor)

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....

Students can find healthy options at various farmers markets all over Los Angeles County. Photo credit: Cicely Chisholm / Lifestyle Editor

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...

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,...

Many frozen vegetables come ready to cook in a microwaveable steam bag, which is a safe, nutritious, making this an easy way to include more veggies in your diet. Photo by Amanda Blake, contributor

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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