Thursday, August 28, 2008

College Food Challenge

I just moved into my dorm room yesterday, and while there were many pleasant surprises (larger room than expected, wood floor instead of tile, drapes instead of icky plastic blinds) the fact remains that I no longer have a stove or oven within my living space. My residence hall doesn't even have a communal-kitchenette-sort-of-deal, so for the next year or so (barring visits home, to my boyfriend's house, and to my friends' residence halls with kitchen access) I'll be cooking and attempting to bake using only the following appliances: a hot-pot express, a microwave and possibly a rice-cooker. So far, I only have the microwave and the hot-pot, but I might need to visit my favorite grocery store of all time, this giant Chinese grocery store, to invest in a rice cooker. If anyone is reading and feels like sharing their favorite microwave or hot-pot recipes, I'd love to hear from you.

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