By Alia Al-Chalabi There is no better place to find inspiration than in the grocery store.  As I walked around the prepared food aisle browsing all the options it had to offer, I came across a parmesan tomato soup. I looked at the pound of skirt steak I had picked up in my cart and […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I bake a lot of banana bread. If Warren Towers has a banana shortage, it’s probably because I have a team of freshmen who smuggle the overly ripe, easy-to-stock fruits on a weekly basis for me. By now, I’ve probably made thousands of loaves for different patrons. It’s an addiction. The key […]

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By Alia Al-Chalibi I love Buffalo wings. Every year, the Super Bowl reminds me of how much I like them.  The only way to make Buffalo wings better is to make them vegetarian and eat them year-round. After all, I’m just in it for the sauce, which is the easiest part to make. And using […]

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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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