16 Breakfast Recipes That Will Get You Through CollegeRecipes
Because Pop-Tarts don't always cut it.
Jul 5, 2023
The Microwave Cookware Set That’s Perfect for College Dorms (But You’ll Want It, Too)
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Aug 15, 2022
5 Essential Supplies for Washing Dishes in Your Dorm
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This convenient kit will make dish duty a breeze!
Jul 18, 2021
Bed Bath & Beyond Just Launched a Sleek New Basics Line — Here’s What’s Worth Checking Out
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May 10, 2021
The 5 Budget Ingredients Every College Student Should Have in Their DormGroceries
Five of our favorite staples to have on hand so you shop like a pauper but eat like a prince.
May 24, 2019
10 Graduation Gifts That Are Better than CashTools
Any of these gifts are practical and long-lasting, which means grads will get tons of use out of them as they make their way through the school of life.
May 1, 2019
The 7 Cooking Tools Real College Students Say They Couldn’t Live WithoutTools
As anyone who has been a college student (or has shopped for a college student) knows, collegiate life requires a lot of stuff. Decking out a dorm room can be a blast (hello, new school supplies and decor!) but also a bit of a puzzle. What should you leave at home? What’s going to help you live most effectively in a snug room with a stranger for the next year? How will you fuel up when you’re too busy — or tired — to get to the dining hall?
May 1, 2019
This Is What College Food Looks Like in SwedenKitchen
In the U.S. college campuses offer an array of dining options from all-you-can-eat buffet-style dining halls to trendy fast-food restaurants at the student union to late-night greasy bites that fuel students through long evenings of cramming for exams. But in Sweden, the college food experience is much different.
Sep 9, 2017
This Is What College Food Looks Like in SwedenKitchen
In the U.S. college campuses offer an array of dining options from all-you-can-eat buffet-style dining halls to trendy fast-food restaurants at the student union to late-night greasy bites that fuel students through long evenings of cramming for exams. But in Sweden, the college food experience is much different.
Sep 9, 2017
The Top College Dining Halls Have One Thing in CommonPeople
Princeton Review has been ranking colleges for more than two decades for everything from dorms to dining. In the 2017 list for best campus dining food — which surveyed 137,000 students at 382 top schools — University of Massachusetts-Amherst was the number-one school, followed by Bowdoin College, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Olaf College, and James Madison University.
Aug 8, 2017
5 Culinary Greats Share Their Best Advice for GraduatesKitchen
Congratulations, graduate, and welcome to your brave new world. We’ve got plenty of guidance for you as you make your first few steps into new terrain. But making it on your own requires more than a couple sharp knives and a few go-to recipes. When times get tough, take comfort from a few words of wisdom from people who were once in your shoes. We’ve rounded up some of the best pieces of advice, straight from real commencement addresses delivered by food-world luminaries.
May 8, 2017
This 10-Minute Pumpkin Chowder in a Mug Is Perfect for Dorm CookingRecipes
We’ve made it pretty clear on The Kitchn that just because you live in a college dorm doesn’t mean you can’t cook awesome meals for yourself — you just have to get a little creative. Case in point: 10-minute microwaveable pumpkin chowder in a mug. All you need to make this chowder are a few ingredients, a mug, and a microwave. You can even use frozen chopped vegetables to make things even easier on yourself.
Oct 19, 2015
The 7 Worst Things About Dorm Cooking (and How to Deal with Them)Kitchen
Dorm cooking is kind of a double-edged sword. It feels liberating to branch out from the meal plan, finally eating the foods you want to eat, and cooking for yourself. But as anyone who’s tackled dorm cooking can tell you, it’s only a little while before you realize cooking in your dorm is tough and full of challenges.
Aug 27, 2015
5 Dorm Meals You Can Make in Your Microwave with Drugstore IngredientsSkills
College might feel like a free-for-all some days (okay, some nights and weekends, too), but it comes with a whole set of rules of its own — especially if you’re a budding cook who wants to escape the tyranny of cafeteria salad bars and dorm rules that forbid anything fun like a Hot Pot or toaster oven. (Although, as someone who regularly did the 2 a.m. fire alarm shuffle down four flights of stairs, I understand why that restriction is in place.
Aug 20, 2015