Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Autumn brings drinks and pastries to match

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

September 11, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

There is a lot to look forward to when the fall season rolls around – for many, there is so much to look forward to that they cannot pick just one aspect of the season to put on a pedestal above the rest. For some peo...

Indulge in Liquid Summer Nostalgia

By Ashley Berger

September 7, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Although the time has come to turn in the bikinis and swim trunks for pencils and overpriced textbooks, this doesn’t necessarily mean you have to trade your stock of Corona’s for water or Sprite. Keep the summer going with...

Keep summer alive with simple sangria recipe

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

September 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

For some people, summertime creates images of backyard cookouts and eating burgers and hot dogs on a red- and white-checkered tablecloth. For others, a family trip to the coast and a chance to devour their weight in fresh ...

National Pecan Day highlights crunchy nut

By Margaret Clayton

April 12, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Americans like to celebrate things. We have state birds, state doughnuts and regional holidays like the upcoming Patriots’ Day.  Most of these go unrecognized by the majority of the country – save for provoking discrepancies...

10 protein-packed post-workout snacks

By Kayla Marchetti

April 11, 2012

Filed under Food & Drink

After going to the gym for a recommended 30-60 minutes a day workout, the body needs to be refueled in a healthy and mindful way. A trip to the gym is no excuse to chow down on chocolate cake, because that would just be pl...

Grilled cheese to be celebrated

By Andrea Greenberg

April 10, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

The grilled cheese sandwich: a humble yet wildly popular concept of two slices of bread bound together by cheese and grilled until golden brown. Any good grilled cheese is crunchy on the outside and gooey on the inside. So amazin...

Picks of the season: spring fruits, recipes and health tips

By Kayla Marchetti

April 10, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

It’s that time of year again in Amherst. The leaves are taking shape, the flowers are blooming and the University of Massachusetts dining halls’ fruit selection has gone seasonal. The freshest fruits are being served ...

Umac & Cheese launches lunch

By Kate Evans

April 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Put that frozen package of Stouffer’s macaroni and cheese back in the freezer and take a stroll to The Hatch instead. Umac & Cheese, a new eatery that offers a more sophisticated take on the classic comfort food, features a variety of mac and cheese dishes, vegetable sides and artisan bread....

PB&J has the day

By Araz Havan

April 2, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

April 2 is an important day overshadowed by the apparently more significant date of April 1, more commonly known as April Fool’s day. But April 2, National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, shouldn’t be pushed to the back of th...

Not your ordinary cup of Joe

By Jessica Clarke

March 29, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Those warm, spring break feelings have come and gone, and now the academic semester is starting to heat up. As your schedule begins to fill with masses of homework, papers, projects and exams, you’ll probably find yourself reaching for a caffeinated beverage to get you through th...

Drinks to put a little spring in your step

By Alexa Wilansky

March 29, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Springtime provides us with the perfect weather for sitting outside and sipping a colorful cocktail. For the student classy enough to own a cocktail shaker and a cabinet full of obscure liqueurs, now is your time to shine. Make...

Authentic Irish Cocktails

By Ashley Berger

March 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Editor's note: This is part of the Daily Collegian's St. Patrick's Day special issue. If you want to ensure your Irish pride is displayed properly as you celebrate this festival of holidays, be sure to enjoy some drinks mix...