Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Local organic bakery on the rise in Amherst

By Staff

April 26, 2011

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Give someone a loaf of whole grain bread and they will eat for a morning; teach someone how to mill and bake his or her own bread, and they will be eating healthy for a lifetime. This principal fits well with the attitu...

New Amherst restaurant That’s A Wrap opens its doors

By Anthony Santiago

April 4, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink, Lifestyle

With so many different places to dine in Amherst Center that offer a variety of flavors, it can be hard to choose a restaurant with something for everyone. Atmosphere, style and affordability are unavoidable factors when deciding. That’s a Wrap is a new type of sandwich shop that has been broug...

Welcome to Margaritaville

By Ashley Berger

March 30, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink

Spring break might be over, but that doesn’t mean the drinking has to stop. What better welcoming for longer days and warmer nights than with partying with margaritas?  Grab a lot of tequila and lime juice and follow these relatively easy recipes for some shaken and stirred intoxicated fun! Jim...

Blarney blowout continues: DIY drinks

By Ashley Berger

March 10, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink

Does Irish whiskey make you frisky? Are you particularly partial to wearing green? Are the Dropkick Murphys your all-time favorite band? Do you like to get drunk quickly? Are you not really a fan of Guinness? If the answer is...

Honey whiskey leaves drinkers buzzing

By Matthew M. Robare

March 10, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink

The trouble with many whiskeys – especially those in the price range of most college students – is that they can have a harsh taste and can therefore be unpleasant for developing palettes. Well, Evan Williams Honey Re...

Spring break drinks to brighten up your day

By Ashley Berger

March 3, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink

Are you dreaming of the sun, the sand and a drink in your hand but can’t quite afford to get away from the bitter cold of Massachusetts? Follow these simple instructions to whip up a few cocktails, which, if you drink enough of them ...

Amherst bubbling over LimeRed

By Mandy Pote

March 2, 2011

Filed under Food & Drink

Stores come and go in Amherst, but some are here to stay due to their uniqueness and quality customer service. Only three weeks into business, the new LimeRed Teahouse may be here to stay. Located a couple doors down from Bueno Y...

The 2010 guide to egg nog

By Tim Jones

December 9, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

The holiday season is officially here, and that means the return of my favorite drink of all time: egg nog. I wouldn’t consider myself a connoisseur of the stuff, but my obsession over it transcends most people. This is a guide to egg nog, and an insight ...

Easy Holiday Treats

By Acacia DiCiaccio

December 9, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

With the holidays coming up, your sweet tooth may already be in anticipation for what is up ahead. Try these new desserts this holiday season and your guests will be drooling. First of the two desserts is the no-bake pie, lovingly referred to as Evil Pie. Ge...

Ratatouille not just a movie

By Acacia DiCiaccio

December 2, 2010

Filed under Do-it-yourself, Food & Drink

Ratatouille – you know you’ve heard this word before. Maybe you know that this is a French word. Maybe it brings to mind the image of a Pixar rat. These are correct assumptions, but you may not know that it is also an absolu...

Butternut squash makes a perfect side for potluck parties

By Acacia DiCiaccio

December 1, 2010

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

With the holiday season right around the corner, you may already be daydreaming about which foods to make room for on your plate. Between the turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and all those other great si...

Berkshire Brewing: a local gem

By Andrew Sheridan

November 30, 2010

Filed under Food & Drink

Teaser: In South Deerfield, Mass., on a dirt-paved back road, lies an unassuming building. From the street no flashy logos are visible, and the average bystander might never know it, but this small factory is the home of one of the state’s finest c...