Kitchenability 101: The College Student's Guide to Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Food

Kitchenability 101: The College Student's Guide to Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Food

by Nisa Burns


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College is a time of discovery - including cooking for yourself for the first time. Explore your kitchenability with this beginner's cookbook as you learn to become best friends with your kitchen and feed yourself for life.

This book overflows with simple, satisfying, and sensational recipes, such as:

Banana Cinnamon Waffles

Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Chunky Chicken Chili

Strawberry and Goat Cheese Salad

Nutella Peanut Butter Brownies

Many recipes include QR codes that link to Nisa's easy-to-follow demonstration videos.

Kitchenabilty 101 also includes basic cooking techniques and recommendations for everything you need for a dorm room, quad, or apartment kitchen. With recipes tailored to your independent lifestyle, this book will give you the foundation and confidence to cook through your college years and on into life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780985643003
Publisher: Kitchenability Press
Publication date: 10/15/2012
Pages: 175
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 10

Chapter 1 Orientation 14

Hello, Kitchen 14

Kitchen Confidential 14

Dorm Room Basics 14

Appliances 15

Cookware and Utensils 16

Staples 19

Knife Skills 20

Basic Cooking Techniques 21

Budgeting 22

How to Shop 22

Stretch It 23

Roommate Cooking 26

QR Codes 27

Chapter 2 Wake-Up Call 28

Wake-Up Call Menus 29

Miss You, Mom, Oatmeal 31

Crunchy, Fruity Yogurt 32

Creamy, Gooey, Drippy Bagel 34

Scrambled Eggs and Turkey Bacon 37

Rosemary Potatoes 38

Banana Cinnamon Waffles 41

Nutella French Toast 42

Strawberry Crepes 45

Fruity Pancakes 46

Sunday Salmon Omelet 49

Chapter 3 Grab and Go 50

Grab and Go Menus 51

Double-Decker PB and J 52

Thick, Rich Tomato Soup 53

Dorm Room Wrap 54

Avocado Lettuce Wraps 56

Salsa Grilled Cheese 59

Mediterranean Pasta 60

Egg Head Noodles 62

Ridiculously Easy Tomato Sauce 63

Chili Burritos 65

Strawberry Spring Salad 66

Roma Tomatoes with Feta and Basil 68

Pig in a Snuggie 69

Chapter 4 Choose Your Major 70

Choose Your Major Menus 71

Lemon Cilantro Chicken 72

Gnocchi with Pesto 75

Caribbean Dream Fish Tacos 76

Mango Lime Salsa 77

Tropical Pineapple Chicken 78

Chicken Mole 81

Feta-Spiked Turkey Burgers 82

Jalapeño Sliders 85

Caesar Pizza 86

Pasta Carbonara 89

Fancy Mac and Cheese 90

Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar 93

Greek Salad with Lemon 94

Strawberry and Goat Cheese Salad 96

Herb Garden Vinaigrette 96

Cranberry Relish 99

Chapter 5 Amazing Grazing 100

Amazing Grazing Menus 101

Sweet and Tangy Cream Cheese Dip 103

Nutty Mix 104

Ants on a Snow Hill 104

Creamy Hummus Dip 106

Cheese Toast 109

Juice Pops 110

Chapter 6 Cram Sessions and Study Groups 112

Cram Sessions and Study Groups Menus 113

Mint Iced Tea 114

Mint and Cucumber Sandwiches 117

Twisted Sugar Sticks 118

Sweet Peanut-Butter Fluff 121

Chunky Chicken Chili 122

Easy Margherita Pizza 124

Chicken Soup for the Tummy 126

Oatmeal-Cranberry Cookies 129

Nutella Peanut-Butter Brownies 130

Strawberry-Banana Smoothie 133

Frozen Lemon Yogurt 134

Iced Coffee 134

Lime Cola 136

Italian Orange Soda 136

Chapter 7 Party! 138

Party! Menus 139

Super Fresh Guacamole 140

Honey-Breaded Chicken Tenders 143

Golden Salmon Puffs 144

Pumpkin Muffins 146

Sweet Chili Cranberry Meatballs 149

Nana's Peanut Butter Pie 150

Chocolate-Drenched Marshmallow Brownies 153

Dark-Chocolate Cookies with Chocolate-Mousse Filling 154

Bananas Foster with Ice Cream 157

Cranberry Ginger Ale 158

Jungle Juice 161

The Chelsea Handler 162

Wrap Up 164

Index 165

Acknowledgments 168

The Chef of a New Generation 172

About Kitchenability 174

About the Author 175

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