Bringing Back the O(h!) in Avocado Toast

Chances are, if you could pick one food to represent the entire millennial population, you’d probably go for the classic avocado toast — overpriced yet underwhelming, where mashed avocado is spread haphazardly on a slice of sourdough toast and sold for upwards of $7. Now, I have to admit, I’m not the biggest fan of […]

Five Healthy Desserts for Your Quarantine Sweet Tooth

If you’re anything like me, you’ve been baking nonstop during the coronavirus self-isolation. It’s a great way to pass the time. The results are delicious. Tender banana bread, melt-in-your-mouth cookies, and fudgy brownies are a great coping mechanism.  However, there’s only so much quarantine baking you can do without gaining the “quarantine fifteen” or the […]

Food Fusions: Sweet potato stuffed with avocado egg salad

Hello food enthusiasts! My name is Melina and I am a first year graduate student at Penn. Through my column, Food fusions, I will be sharing recipes, which combine ingredients from different cuisines or just seasonal recipes that feature my favorite ingredients. With my first recipe, I am hoping to capture the transition from summer […]

NYC: 10 places to get avocado toast

Avocado is one of those foods you can have with anything at any time of the day: It’s delicious with eggs in the morning, on a sandwich for lunch, in a salad for dinner, straight up with a little salt and pepper eaten right out of the skin for a snack, or whipped up in […]

Easy Guacamole

Need a midnight snack?  Need to bring something to a potluck last minute?  This is an easy, money-saving, but surely delicious guac recipe just for you.   Ingredients: 2 avocados 1/2 red onion (finely chopped) 1 tomato (chopped) 1 clove garlic (minced) 1 lime (juiced) salt and pepper to taste   Directions: 1) Cut avocados […]