By Alia Al-Chalabi Carbonara is a delicious, minimalistic pasta dish that uses very few ingredients for a combination of the best possible flavors: egg, hard cheese, pork and black pepper. Traditionally, this Italian-American recipe features guanciale, a cured meat made from pork cheeks, but pancetta and bacon can work as substitutes (since guanciale can be […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi When I’m at school, I love preparing for food that reminds me of home. One of my favorite things to make is a schnitzel recipe that my mom used to make for me as an after school treat.  Schnitzel sounds fancy, but it’s super easy to make… and it’s delicious. For this […]

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By Alia Al-ChalabiIf you’re anything like me, you have dabbled in going vegetarian for a few years and then stopped because the dining hall didn’t have enough options when you arrived on campus. Well, now that I have a kitchen, I am doing my best to cut back on eating meat more than a few […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi Not only is lasagna the perfect thing to warm you up while you cuddle up and watch some Netflix, it will last you almost a full week. For the perfect economical solution to a great meal, enjoy this delicious recipe.    Ingredients: 1 box lasagna noodles  1 jar tomato sauce  1 package […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi If you’re like me, nothing puts you in the holiday spirit like eggnog and baking. For the perfect combination of the two, try this easy recipe.  Ingredients (yields 12 servings): 6 egg yolks 6 egg whites 2 cups heavy cream 3 cups milk 1 cup cane sugar ¼ teaspoon salt  1 teaspoon […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi Looking for a nice, big breakfast after a long week? Here’s the perfect dish for a weekend feast to share with your roommates.  Ingredients  1 package turkey bacon 1 tablespoon maple syrup 4 eggs  1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon butter — or 2 if scrambling the eggs 1 […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi There’s nothing better on a cold and rainy day than a hot bowl of beef stew over egg noodles. Here’s how to make it: Ingredients 1.5 pounds of stew meat  1 box chicken broth 2 tablespoons rosemary  1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon mustard 1 tablespoon oregano  ½ white onion 4 cloves garlic  […]

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