‘Food’ Posts

Easy Eats: Food Packaging Hacks

We’re always looking for ways to make our eating habits healthier, more convenient, and more affordable. Mastering the art of food packing is a great way to keep your diet healthy, your ingredients fresh, and your life efficient. Here are a few tips for storing food items, whether you’re on the go or packing your ...

Four Tips for Sneaking Food Past Security

A lot of places such as amusement parks, music festivals, and sporting arenas have ludicrous “no food allowed” policies.  By not allowing food, these places gain a sort of monopoly and are able to charge outrageous prices for their unhealthy food. So, unless you want to pay $15 for a greasy hot dog and a ...

Chili Is The Perfect Food For College Students

Chili isn’t man’s most perfect food. That would be the hamburger. Chili doesn’t win a superlative in any other college category either: it isn’t the cheapest, easiest, healthiest, and it certainly isn’t the most elegant. But it does fill a few other important roles, that, put together, make Chili the perfect college food. It doesn’t win any one ...

The Great Bacon Shortage (Infographic)

While you’re striving to hack the collegiate life, between keeping up with your studies and making time for your social life, one of the biggest challenges is knowing how to cook on a budget. When you’re burnt out on ramen and sick of spaghetti, it’s comforting to know that one of the tastiest treats out ...

10 Healthy Snacks Even College Kids Can Afford

It’s hard to think about your health when you’re running from classes to jobs to tutoring sessions to the library, and trying to find time for your social life. Here are 10 great healthy snacks that are fast and easy, and will keep you from paying $2.50 for a bagel and cream cheese, or grabbing ...

Five Autumn Treats

For all things there is a season. For summer it was beaches and sweat. In winter it’s snowballs and freezing. But for fall, that middle-sibling of seasons, the treats and experiences are a little mor ambiguous. That said, here are five autumn-specific treats to help you for the remaining four weeks of fall (I’m from Boston: ...

Cooking A Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

When my mom used to cook me grilled cheese sandwiches, she’d often burn them. Not wanting to upset her, I’d pray that the black death wouldn’t consume me in the night as I devoured the cheese-filled sandwich with a twisted smile upon my face. Here’s a tip I wanted to share with anyone struggling with ...

5 Things In Defense of Breakfast

Breakfast is allegedly the most important meal. Allegedly. It’s not something college kids see as a necessity though, and I’d argue today, breakfast is around the 4th or 5th most valued meal: somewhere between “late night drunk eating” and “big ol’ snacks while working.” Breakfast has a lot of disadvantages working for it. First of all, it ...

How To Make Your Own Taco Seasoning On The Cheap

Taco Tuesday’s missing ingredient: your own signature blend of seasoning. Who doesn’t love tacos? Name someone that doesn’t like tacos and I’ll show you a bold-faced liar. My understanding of the taco is that it was birthed after a plane crashed into a spice-filled unicorn-cow-hybrid in mid air, landing over a corn field which promptly ...

Healthy Food Options For A College Budget

For many college students, eating is an expression of freedom – finally, there’s no one telling you that you can’t have Coke and cereal for dinner. It’s also an expression of being broke. Maybe you can’t change the part about being broke, but you can certainly make some healthier food choices, even on a limited ...

5 Easy BBQ Hacks For The Next-Level Grillmaster

If you find a person who doesn’t absolutely love a good BBQ, you should alert the authorities. It takes years to truly master the ways of the grill, but these here easy BBQ hacks will help you save time without skimping on the savory deliciousness. Use An Onion To Clean The Grill Cleaning the charred ...

6 Foods That Are Even Better Frozen

Eating the same affordable crap day in and day out can almost drive a person to insanity. People on tight budgets—say college students-are not in a position to explore all the culinary wonders of the world. You tend to eat the same stuff… because you found the cheap sustenance you can actually stomach. Here is ...