Thursday, December 1, 2022
When I was a sophomore at Michigan State University, I had the privilege to move out of the dorms and into an off-campus apartment. That meant I had to cook for myself. The first month was tricky because I was trying to figure out how I could balance my time between academics and time for [...]
twitterpinterest Getting lost in the infinite world of #foodtok on TikTok can be a foodie’s worst nightmare — trends like NyQuil chicken might seem like an embarrassment to the culinary community — but every once in a while, the fads fade to the background and we encounter a mesmerizing recipe we can’t get enough of. When 25-year-old [...]
It’s an early Saturday morning in 2012. I’m sitting on the couch, my eyes fixated on the TV while I watch Giada de Laurentiis make Mini Mascarpone Cupcakes with Strawberry Glaze. Nothing —and I mean nothing —could break my attention while I watch fresh strawberry glaze slowly be drizzled onto vanilla mascarpone cupcakes. This memory is seared [...]
Just because you’re a college student, it doesn’t mean that you can’t start your own business while also hitting the books. Take a look at Rip Van Wafels a snack company known for their stroopwafels, a crispy, caramel-filled waffle cookie from the Netherlands. Back in 2010, co-founders Rip Pruisken and Marco De Leon were undergrads at Brown University [...]
Spoon University How To facebooktwitterpinterest Ask any South American and they'll tell you they've been drinking mate tea since probably before they were one. In places such as Argentina, people drink more mate tea than they do coffee or any other caffeinated drinks. It's even healthier than coffee! Growing up in an Argentinian family in the United States, mate [...]
Spoon University How To facebooktwitterpinterest Sushi has become a staple in many millennials' diet. Many trends have been inspired by this food, including candy sushi, sushi burritos, and sushi donuts. However, making your own sushi can be tricky, especially when you don't have your own sushi mat. A DIY sushi mat can provide an easy fix for creating your [...]
Spoon University How To facebooktwitterpinterest First thing's first, what's a bronut? Bronuts are the delicious combination between a chocolatey brownie and a donut. To the people who came up with the brookie, it was a genius idea to melt a brownie and a cookie together. But since I have a strong affinity for donuts, I wanted to see if [...]
In Defense of the V-Dub

In Defense of the V-Dub

Confession time: I, too, was once not a big fan of Brown's Verney-Woolley Dining hall (affectionately nicknamed the V-Dub), preferring to spend my meal swipes at Andrews or the Ratty (formally titled the Sharpe Refectory, Brown's other all-you-can-eat dining hall). But during finals season, as I had little energy to trek from my dorm down to [...]
twitterpinterest Wake Forest Old Golds are the school's pre-determined meal combos available with a dining plan. This past semester, Village Juice (re)added two more meals to the Wake Forest Old Gold menu (they used to be on the Old Gold menu last school year, leaving many students unhappy when they were removed last semester). If [...]
If you're a bit indecisive like me, you might want a bit of a push in the right direction as for what to eat. If you're into astrology, you might want to learn more about your zodiac sign. If either or both of those apply to you, you're in luck! Follow along to find out [...]