Massachusetts Daily Collegian

The Case of the Missing Extra Crispy

By Gavin Beeker

January 22, 2012

For those of you who don’t already know, the Pioneer Valley is a treasure trove of culinary delights. In our downtown alone one can savor the flavors of the world, with restaurants serving the native cuisines from the vast expanses of Africa to the ancient temples of Asia, the mus...

Seasonal specialties provide comfort

By Malea Ritz

November 16, 2011

With the approach of Thanksgiving break and the passing of fall, many students are craving the comforts of home. Just in time for the holidays, these seasonal delights provide the perfect escape from a seemingly never-ending semester. Eggn...

Big food cooks up big publicity

By Isaac Himmelman

September 13, 2011

Last year at the University of Massachusetts, 300 volunteers used 650 seaweed sheets, 200 pounds of rice, 200 pounds of imitation crab, 100 pounds of avocado, 100 pounds of cucumber, two pounds of sesame seeds, five gallons of...

Diet the right way with simple tricks

By Ashley Berger

April 27, 2011

Long days spent at the beach are now within sight, and many people want to lose a few pounds before lounging in bikinis or taking a dip topless in trunks. But slimming down and toning up isn’t always easy. Practice these...

Tantalizing tofu and veggie delight

By Staff

March 30, 2011

This past September, after I was teetering on the edge of making the decision to be a full-on vegetarian, I finally decided to just go for it. I’ve been a supporter for quite some time of animal rights. I don’t wear fur, and knowing about the treatment of some unfortunate cows and clu...

Indulging: The most romantic foods

By Kelsey Schachter

February 14, 2011

♥ The Daily Collegian's Guide to Valentine's Day 2011 ♥ The unmentionable “V” word... scary to many people, but for those in this exclusive club something to be celebrated and enjoyed. No I’m not talking about vi...

Did you bring the chips?

By Ian Winship

October 25, 2010

Halloween weekend is coming up. This is one of the weekends that arguably has the biggest, wildest parties of the year. Whether it is a small get together, or a huge kegger, there is one thing that is the most essential part to...

Ghoulish recipes for spooky eatings

By Ellie Rulon-Miller

October 25, 2010

Halloween is creeping up on us. All over the Pioneer Valley people are scrambling to put together costumes and organize last-minute parties. One of the keys to a good party, regardless of the holiday, is good food. It’s easy...

The Polish Apple Pie

By Joanna Guberow

October 7, 2010

Apple-picking is one of my most memorable pastimes from my childhood growing up in New England. There is nothing like riding on a bumpy tractor ride to walk amongst orchards of Macintosh, Cortland, and my personal favorites: Granny Sm...

Let them eat soup: French fare for the masses in Amherst

By Jess Watsky

May 3, 2010

Perched atop North Pleasant Street in the center of Amherst is a veritable jewel of a restaurant. It is inconspicuous in its architecture, sandwiched between stores, allowing its prestige and clientele to speak for it. That restaurant...

“I think I’ll go to Boston…”

By Kate MacDonald

May 3, 2010

There is a reason that Boston is called “The Hub.” It is a great cultural haven, where American culture and patriotism began. There is an abundance of activities to take part in during the summer. However, for college students...

‘Ganja sizzles despite rain

By Andrew Sheridan

April 19, 2010

Amherst Common once again played host to the annual cannabis celebration known as Extravaganja on Saturday. For the 19th consecutive year, the common was flooded with people, unwashed masses milling, moving and dancing under a...