College-Friendly Recipes and Cookware
Scrambled Egg in the Hole
With college, you're constantly on the go between class and study sessions. There's little time to focus on cooking well-balanced meals, so we've rounded up recipes that are quick and easy and won't break the bank. We've also recommended some essential cooking tools to help you get the job done like a pro.
Much better than the cafeteria or the deli, this is an easy way to make scrambled eggs, master it and you've got yourself a tasty, nutritious breakfast or study-time snack.
Your Essential Fry Pan
To make Eggs in the Hole you'll need a trusty nonstick frying pan.From the Martha Stewart Collection, $39.99, macys.com
Avocado Coconut Toast
Here's another healthy breakfast that can double as a snack midday or midnight. Instead of butter on your toast, try using coconut oil. It not only tastes great, it's vegan too. Top with slices of avocado, and sprinkle with salt and red pepper for a quick meal.
This must-have recipe is bound to become a staple in your recipe file. Combine the ingredients in one straight-sided skillet and cook. It's a super-delicious low-budget dinner for any college student.
Your Essential Pots and Pans
You'll want a set of durable pots and pans to last you through college -- and beyond. Essential are a stockpot, skillets, and saucepans.From the Martha Stewart Collection, $299.99, macys.com
Mini Deep-Dish Pizzas
It wouldn't be a college-recipe roundup without pizza! These mini deep-dish pizzas are made in a muffin tin, so you can prepare a batch for you and all your friends. Or eat one or two now and freeze the rest for later in the week.
Your Essential Muffin Pan
To make the deep-dish pizzas -- and muffins galore, you'll need a muffin pan on hand. Make sure to choose a sturdy one, and preferably nonstick to help prevent mess.From the Martha Stewart Collection, $18.99, macys.com
Your Essential Dutch Oven
Add this heavy-duty cookware to your kitchen arsenal. An enameled cast-iron Dutch oven is a must-have for soups, stews, and large-batch cooking, like our macaroni and cheese recipe.From the Martha Stewart Collection, $149.99, macys.com
Ramen Soup with Vegetables
Upgrade your ramen by making your own much-healthier version with plenty of fresh vegetables, lots of noodles, and store-bought chicken stock.
Your Essential Cutlery
No kitchen is complete without a good set of knives. This brightly colored set reminds you which knife to use for which food group. The green vegetable prep knife will be handy for dicing veggies for the ramen recipe. You'll also need a cutting board!From the Martha Stewart Collection, $34.99, macys.com
Creamy Shells with Tuna and Spinach
Feed your study group with this delicious take on tuna casserole. It's rich and creamy and has spinach! Serve with a salad for extra bonus points!
Your Essential Colander
Pasta dinners and college students go together. . . . You definitely need a colander to strain your shells and macaroni.From the Martha Stewart Collection, $19.99, macys.com
Crispy Chocolate-Marshmallow Treats
Your Essential Spatulas
Dessert prep, baking, and so much other cooking will go much more smoothly if you have spatulas to hand. You'll never waste any melted chocolate again!
From the Martha Stewart Collection, $20.99, macys.com
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