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The Blue & Gray Press | December 15, 2018

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ResHall Recipes

April 12, 2018 |


Staff Writer

As college students, we are all always looking for cheap options for dinner. Sometimes, it is nice to switch up our options instead of eating Ramen, Easy Mac or ordering from Vocelli’s for the third time in a week. Read More

ResHall Recipes: Irish nacho appetizer for St. Patricks Day

March 14, 2018 |


Staff Writer

When someone mentions St. Patrick’s Day, green, luck and festivities all come to mind. Since the holiday falls on a Saturday this year, there’s plenty of time for students to celebrate with friends and family.Read More

Recipes & Reviews: shockingly entertaining shows for Halloween

October 26, 2017 |


Senior Writer

“Castlevania” Review

“Great video games do not make great films” is a general rule of thumb that most audiences have discovered through previous commercial flops. “Castlevania” was on the verge of becoming another … Read More

Nostalgic TV show themed beverages for binge-watching

October 12, 2017 |


Senior Writer

Magic School Bus Rides Again

Netflix is on a roll with its remakes recently and “The Magic School Bus Rides Again” is its newest addition. With two new main characters, a remake of the theme song and a brand new animation style, there is a lot to take in for someone who grew up watching the original show. Although this show is meant for younger kids interested in science and not the nostalgic twenty-somethings that want to feel little again  , I can only judge based on how it holds up to what I remember as being the best science show (second only to Bill Nye) that I watched on roll out VCR carts.Read More

Recipes and reviews: a new Netflix release viewing guide

September 13, 2017 |


Senior Writer

Death Note: Review

Death Note is a Netflix original that came out Aug. 25 this year. Based on the highly successful weekly shonen manga, Death Note, the movie revolves around a … Read More

Recipe: Gluten-free cookies

February 23, 2017 |


When I was little, I used to love the months leading up to Christmas because it was the time of year everyone undusted their baking supplies and made up enough sweets to last through the whole winter. While I never learned to bake things like gingerbread or rolled cakes, I jumped at the opportunity to make as many batches of chocolate chip cookies as my family and I could eat. They were one of my favorite parts of the season by far.Read More

ResHall Recipes: How to make your Friendsgiving the best

November 16, 2016 |


Thanksgiving is usually a feast prepared by your family, but heading home for the holidays is not possible for some students. A lot of people love Thanksgiving because of the food, so even if you are not going back home, you should still have some kind of feast. Whether you are hosting or doing a potluck, here are few ideas that you can make that probably won’t start a fire in your building.Read More

UC hacks: makeshift waffle cones, cereal, and homemade Blizzards

September 22, 2016 |


Since its opening, many students have complained about the choices at the dining hall in the University Center. To solve these problems I have created a list of tips for learning the ins and outs of the UC. Read More

S’mores to lasagna: food that reminds UMW students of home

September 15, 2016 |


We have now entered Week 3 and some of us are no doubt feeling homesick. With Family Weekend right around the corner, I have been thinking more and more about home. Whether it is a Thanksgiving meal or mom’s special grilled cheese sandwich, food is the very thing that reminds us of home.Read More

ResHall Recipes: finals comfort food

April 21, 2016 |


From burnt popcorn to forgetting to add water to easy mac, college students are historically not the best at cooking. During finals week students are even more tired and forgetful than any other time of the semester. However, these three recipes should be idiot proof and residence hall kitchen approved.Read More

Spice up your last UC meals with these creative, indulging treats

April 20, 2016 |


With the end of the spring semester coming in just a week, eight days and counting, now is the time to use up your remaining meals, flex and guest swipes.Read More

Res Hall Recipe: Brownie Bowls

April 23, 2015 |


Brownie Bowl

With the summer months quickly approaching, making a brownie bowl to hold your ice cream is genius for these hot summer days. Read More

ResHall Recipes: Lasagna rolls

January 28, 2015 |


I love to plan and prepare meals for my family and for my boyfriend, but I’ll be honest – I’m not much of a cook. Instead of cooking, I love to bake anything and everything, so I … Read More

Dining on a dime: osella’s garlic bread

February 3, 2010 |

This simple recipe will go along great with last week’s spaghetti dinner.

Ingredients: 1 loaf Italian bread 1 stick butter (salted) 4-6 large cloves garlic (minced)


1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Slice the bread open lengthwise and … Read More