This Thanksgiving, my mom made her famous Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pancakes. These cake stackers blow dining hall pancakes right off the griddle. In lieu of the Thanksgiving break, these pancakes can take on a whole new tradition as pumpkin pancakes. Power packed in seasonal spices; it’s the perfect treat this holiday season!
In honor of tomorrow’s holiday, tonight we are providing you with three shot recipes: three recipes that represent classic, time-honored dishes that, to many of us, represent Thanksgiving. Whichever one you try, if not all three, we, here at the Campus Companion, know you will be celebrating the holiday the same way we are: by [...]
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, and with outlandish recipes like one for “Turducken,” a ridiculous roasted concoction of a chicken stuffed inside of a duck stuffed inside of a turkey, bombarding us at every moment, sometimes it’s easy to forget the basics. What happened to the Thanksgiving food we grew up on – mashed [...]
Every Thanksgiving, I can’t seem to get enough of my three favorites: sweet potato pie, spinach casserole and apple pie. It’s hard to consider their nutritional value as there aromas entice my tastebuds and grumbling stomach. These three dishes are all cooked on the basis of three healthy foods: sweet potato, spinach and apples. With a few quick fixes, these recipes can go from unhealthy Thanksgiving staples to healthy alternatives in no time.
The fall is a great time of year because the weather finally cools down and, of course, all the pumpkin drinks you can handle. Pumpkin drinks of any kind are the best, but you have to get your fill pretty quickly because the season ends so fast. However, if you are always picking up the drinks from a coffee shop or a store, they can get start to get really expensive. If you prepare a little beforehand, you can have all the pumpkin drinks you want for a fraction of the price. And if you have never tried alcoholic pumpkin drinks, this is the year to try it.
Every family has their favorite dish they swear by at Thanksgiving. It might be a delicious sweet potato pie, creamy gravey or crispy spinach casserole, but either way, Thanksgiving is definitely about the food. It’s a time to cherish some of the best dishes around.
Over the years, each family seems to accumulate more favorites from attending various Thanksgiving dinners. What results is a growing mix and match of delicious dishes. Capitalize on your creativity and try these five dishes for a simple twist on these delicious favorites.
Sometimes the Ramen option is tempting. When I’m grumpy and stressed out, chopping vegetables can be therapeutic. But I recognize that I am not like most college kids. Most college kids would probably rather order a pizza. Still, I’ve been there. There are nights when I simply can’t be bothered to cook. Sometimes I toss [...]
While back for Thanksgiving break, it is important to be able to whip up a quick housewarming gift for your own dining room table, thanksgiving parties or for any holiday event. We offer muffin meals as the perfect solution.
Greek yogurt, full of protein and rich and creamy, is delicious eaten as is. And if you ask me, it runs circles around the yogurt brands we’ve become accustomed to. But there is much more to Greek yogurt than its place as a creamy breakfast mainstay. One of the appeals of the protein-rich product is [...]
As colder weather rolls in, my kitchen starts filling up with heartier ingredients, and my cookbooks’ pages are marked and folded on chapters filled with recipes for stews, casseroles and warm baked goods. It’s funny how cuisine changes with the seasons, reflecting what grows that time of year, what is easy to prepare, what [...]