Dorm Food Gets Schooled

Think the Freshman 15 is inevitable? Not with these nutrient-packed recipes that are quick, simple and require only the most basic kitchen tools.
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What You’ll Need: Most school residence kitchens don’t exactly overflow with fancy equipment. We’ve kept these recipes straightforward, so you only need these basic items.

  • Refrigerator 
  • Toaster oven (and its baking tray) 
  • Electric kettle with wide lid opening 
  • Measuring cups and spoons 
  • 1 8 x 8-inch baking dish 
  • 1 4-cup glass canning jar with lid 
  • Box grater 
  • Colander or fine-mesh sieve 
  • Can opener 
  • Long-handled wooden spoon 
  • Cutting board 
  • Small & large heat-proof bowls 
  • Dinner plate & large soup bowl 
  • Table fork, knife & spoon 
  • Sharp chef’s knife & paring knife 
  • Cloth kitchen towel, paper towels 
  • Wax paper 

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