4 Fool-Proof Recipes for the College-Bound (or Anyone Else)
If you’re new to cooking, don’t fret. You can make these tried-and-true basics with limited equipment and space.
Off to College?
These essentials depend on your tastes, space and budget. Many can be found in thrift shops or garage sales. Family and friends of college-bound students, take note: These make practical going-away gifts.
□ Knife and cutting board
□ Pot with a colander inside
□ Y-shaped peeler
□ Nesting bowls
□ Small roasting pan
□ Can opener
□ Wooden or bamboo spoons
□ Coffee maker or tea kettle
□ Kosher salt
□ Extra-virgin olive oil
□ Red wine vinegar
□ Local honey
□ How to Cook Everything: Basics, Mark Bittman (Book or app)
□ Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day, Leanne Brown (leannebrown.com)
This cookbook, with healthy, easy-to-prepare, inexpensive recipes, is available in print or as a free download.
□ Family favorites: Write, scan or photocopy recipes on 3x5 cards (old-school), in a journal, or create a digital version, saving as a PDF.
Look for weekly farmers markets on campus for fresh, local produce and prepared foods. These markets are open during the school year.
University of Miami, between student center and library
Nova Southeastern University, at the public library
FIU, behind the Green Library