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February 10, 2011 - 7:06am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Experiment with jalapenos and banana peppers to make your own spicy, cheesy bagel sandwich for lunch today!

February 9, 2011 - 5:28pm
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today

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Husk Restaurant in Charleston

(New York Times) A spotlight on the U.S. South's newest eating destination. The food is described as a postmodern ode to the city's rich history. It's a delicous read and nice reminder than we don't have to look far to ogle brilliant and rule-breaking cuisine.

Chocolate Photography

February 9, 2011 - 8:08am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Goulash is a traditional Hungarian dish that has a consistency between that of soup and stew. It originated as a meal for Hungarian herdsmen, the word for herdsmen in Hungarian being “gulyás.” Give our goulash a try today at lunchtime!

February 8, 2011 - 7:12am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Home fries and scrambled eggs; grilled cheese and tomato soup; pot pie and mashed potatoes — it’s a day of your favorite comfort foods!

February 7, 2011 - 11:12am
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

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Penguin Icebox Cookies

(Diamonds for Dessert) Icebox cookies are so easy to make, and I love making them with my friends when we have the spontaneous urge to bake. The blog Diamonds for Dessert takes a creative spin on icebox cookies by creating the cutest purple penguin cookies (pictured with this blog post), with fully illustrated directions for us at home to make them ourselves! She also makes lion and turtle icebox...

February 7, 2011 - 10:20am
This Valentine's Day, embrace your inner (or outer) Liz Lemon with a comforting bread pudding for one.

Even the darkest of singleton gloom can be cured with a heaping serving of carbohydrates. Sun-dried tomatoes save the bread pudding from textural dullsville. (Full disclosure: I often make this to share simply by doubling the recipe.)

1 egg

2/3 cup milk

Spices to taste: black pepper, oregano, red pepper flakes

1/2 cup stale olive bread (or whatever bread you have)

1/2 teaspoon olive oil

1 clove garlic, minced

4 sun-dried tomatoes, chopped

February 7, 2011 - 8:39am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Fun Fact: Quiche may now be considered a classic French dish, but it actually originated in German. The word “quiche” comes from the German “kuchen,” meaning cake.

February 4, 2011 - 8:11am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

Try mixing flavors from hardy, “cowboy” cuisine and traditional Mexican food for lunch with southwestern hot dogs.

February 3, 2011 - 7:20am
Your guide to making the best dining hall dishes at every meal.

“Chi fan le mei you?" translates to "Have you eaten yet?" in Chinese. Celebrate Chinese New Year at your nearest dining hall all day today!

February 2, 2011 - 6:08pm
A round-up of food-related articles and recipes we're digging into today.

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Recipe Sketches from Alinea and Le Bernardin

(Saveur) Saveur collected food-concept drawings from some of the world's best restaurants. It's like a peek into the chef's genius as he creates a new plate. I just wish I had the artistic, and let's face it, culinary skills to follow suit.

Fast Food Oatmeal