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A student’s guide to college cooking

Ellie Newell

March 13, 2012

I'm a pretty simple cook. If you absolutely need a recipe for something to turn out well, chances are I'm not going to attempt it. That said, I successfully feed myself and my housemates and can whip up a soup improvised from the contents of the fridge like nobody's business. For me, one of the hardest...

Tasty recipes for Valentine’s treats show labor of love

Illustration: Ariel Carter-Rodriguez

Ellie Newell

February 9, 2012

If you and your sweetheart are going to brave the crowds this Feb. 14, I'd recommend making your reservations yesterday. I think I've mentioned before my undying love for Brasserie Four, but I've also come to be a big supporter of the appetizers and beer date. Public House 124's truffle fries and wi...

Camping cuisine for intrepid Whitties

Illustration: Binta Loos-Diallo

Ellie Newell

September 29, 2011

This summer, I set out to spend as little time inside as possible. I think I slept in my hand-me-down red sleeping bag all but about eight nights. If you've spent time in the woods, you know that camping and fine cuisine are often at odds with each other. A show of hands for anyone who's hiked 10 miles...

Cooking together: Collaborative holiday recipes


November 24, 2009

by Kaley Eaton Contributing Reporter Cooking together is one of those things with a warm, fuzzy connotation, by which hundreds of Food Network shows have profited. Unfortunately for some people (yours truly), this can be a nightmare. It entirely depends on who's cooking. When I cooked in a restaurant,...

Yummy holiday recipes to enjoy over Thanksgiving break

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November 16, 2009

Winter Squash Soup with Gruyere Croutons from Bon Appétit This colorful, velvety soup is perfect on a chilly winter afternoon and the Gruyere croutons add a nice, little crunch. Serves 8. Soup 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 large garlic cloves, chopped...

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