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Hanging Out with the Soup Guy

Believe it or not, UCen Dining's soups are indeed made by a real human. Get to know the Soup Guy through this exclusive interview, or stop by and chat at noon in the arbor today, Feb. 19.
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Munch Your Heart Out: Three Recipes to Share This Valentine’s Day

A lonely hearts club sounds awful and cliche, but it is surprisingly fun as long as you do it right and have the right ingredients
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Recreating Recipes on a Budget: the Pho Baguette

For those who can't venture to the Costa Mesa pho baguette mecca, making your own version of a Vietnamese style French dip is not only doable, but easier than you'd expect.
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Microwave Meals in Minutes: The Starving College Student’s Guide to Cooking Mug Meals

Three perfect recipes for midterm season, these one minute mug meals are the ultimate late night brain food.
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The Ultimate Super Bowl XLIX Finger Food

Okay, so tri-tip may not be finger food by most standards, but what’s stopping you from really digging in?
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Asian Thanksgiving Alternatives

As we annually and anxiously wait for Thanksgiving to finally peek through the nipping winds of November, my family routinely diverges from the classic feast and instead reinvents the foods by introdu...
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Finding a Meat-Free Medium

Being vegetarian can be hard, especially when everyone else at the table shovels back forkfuls of poultry. Mushroom Gravy and uber-appetizing yams will make the meat-eaters jealous!
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Cross-Cultural Thanksgiving Recipes

Every time you eat an unconventional Thanksgiving meal, a bald eagle dies...Psych! Check out these culinary upgrades to your standard turkey dinner.
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Getting Creative at the Dining Commons: Sexy Loaded Fries

Sick of bland food? Jennifer Kim reminds us all that even at the dining commons, "Yes baby. Cheese is life!"
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Trick or treat, but don’t forget to preheat: How to Make Your Own Shrunken Heads

Need some edible Halloween ornaments? Why not take a turn to the deliciously morbid?
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Three Recipes to Try on National Food Day

Not sure how to start "eating real?" Let the OTM staff help you out with these easy, feel good meals.
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Granola Culture: Live

Kiana Fatemi describes what its like living the hippy-crunchy life...and her Dad's endeavors in making yogurt from scratch.
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Peace, Love and Simplicity

The first weekend of October marked the 27th annual California Avocado Festival toting the motto, “Peace, love, and guacamole.”
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Avocado Appreciation

In honor of this delectable treat, the coastal region of Carpinteria has been hosting a festival for all things avocado. This year, on Oct. 4-6 the California Avocado Festival hosted their 27th annual...
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Radical Ramen

RADICAL RAMEN: Instant ramen is a finals week staple for most college kids. It’s quick, easy and tastes decent (as long as you don’t look at the ingredients). It’s also pretty damn boring. Howev...
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