How To: Bake the Perfect Cupcakes

Picture taken from nbc29.com

Picture taken from nbc29.com

This is a great tip that will produce perfectly moist cupcakes every time!

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How To: Sauté Vegetables

Sautéed vegetables can be a great addition to rice, pasta, wraps, salads, meat dishes or even by themselves! They can also be very healthy and flavorful if you use olive oil as opposed to butter or vegetable oil. This is a simple recipe that only takes a few steps, but be sure to use appropriate kitchen tools! A shallow frying pan works best so there is more surface area for the vegetables to brown, and a wooden spoon or spatula is all you need to turn your sautéed ingredients.

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Budget Meal: Shamrock Egg Bake with Turkey Sausage

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Servings: 9
Cost per meal: $9.57
Cost per serving: $1.06
Prep time: 60 minutes
Estimated Calories: 301

Brunch is a fantastic meal for college students, it’s always a social activity and will double as breakfast and lunch! I named this casserole the Shamrock Egg Bake with Turkey Sausage because of it’s green and gold color, and it’s perfect for spring time! Unlike most breakfast casseroles this one does not need to be prepared a day ahead for the bread to absorb the egg. You can also serve this as a “breakfast for dinner” meal and refrigerate the leftovers! I adapted the original recipe from Taste of Home by adding turkey sausage for additional protein to make this a complete meal.

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Thanks for stopping by The College Cook! Our goal is to provide college students with basic kitchen skills and healthy budget meals so they can survive their college years on more than just ramen and macaroni and cheese.

Please let us know if you have any recipes or skills you would like to see on this blog or have any questions about cooking in the comments below. We look forward to cooking with you!

-Emily, Maurine, Katie & Molly