Cara’s Cuisine: Butternut Squash

When winter begins, most natural fruits and vegetables go out of season. This can make getting fresh produce difficult as it has to either be transported across the country or have a thick skin that allows it...

Cara’s Cuisine: Gingerbread Cookies

The campus has been decorated with (some) care, Christmas music fills the apartments and residence halls, teachers are constantly dropping the f-word (“finals,” of course), and there are about a dozen...

Cara’s Cuisine: Turkey Leftovers

If your family is anything like mine, you either ordered a few too many pounds of turkey or your local butcher decided to “oh-so-generously” raise your turkey order by six pounds .. for the third year in a...

Cara’s Cuisine: Halloween Cake Pops

Forget about midterms, the crazy weather and homework — it’s Halloween on Tuesday! Halloween is a holiday based on various pagan historical traditions where some believed they could hide their children...

Cara’s Cuisine: Sweet Potato Fries and Burgers

Sweet Potatoes can be bought in grocery stores throughout the year and because of this most people don’t group them with other fall produce like apples, butternut squash and pumpkins. Yet, all of these...

Cooking with Colleen: Apple Cake

The advent of fall brings one of my favorite activities of all time: apple picking. Although I can no longer eat the delectable apple cider donuts from my local apple orchard, the caramel apple that awaits me...

Cooking with Colleen: Twice Baked Potatoes

Potatoes are a key component of just about every meal for me. As an easy-to-digest starch, they are an easy source of carbohydrates needed for a balanced meal. Twice baked potatoes are no exception. This is my...

Cooking with Colleen: Roasted Salmon

One of my favorite movie quotes of all time is “Fish are friends, not food” from Finding Nemo. Most fish, in particular cod, salmon and haddock, are made up of an unsaturated fat called omega-3 fatty acid....