4 Alternative Thanksgiving Dishes

By Abby Humphreys

The Nov. 14 edition of The Daily Athenaeum featured a list of decadent foods suitable for those with any common dietary restriction. If you’re vegan, vegetarian, diabetic or gluten-intolerant, try the recipes below to make the holiday season a little more joyful.

  1. Risotto (Gluten-Free)
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Risotto is a very versatile dish that, depending on your tastes, can include any number of vegetables and meats. Mushroom risotto keeps things simple by including only different types of mushrooms, but seafood risotto ups the ante with shrimp and scallops. Ham risotto is also popular and easy to make.

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How to Make the Best Cup of Coffee

By Abby Humphreys

With finals week quickly approaching, coffee will soon become the staple beverage of nearly every college student. However, drinking good coffee doesn’t have to mean breaking the bank every week or wasting time in the Starbucks line that could be better spent studying.

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A great cup of coffee can be made with basic ingredients and tools easy to store and operate in every apartment or dorm room. Try the tips and recipes below in order to make your coffee exactly how you like it from the comfort of your own kitchen.

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5 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

Less than a week after Halloween, candy prices have fallen fast. Stores want to rid their shelves of unsold spooky treats before their stock of Christmas candy makes it to the shelves, so this is a great time to stock up on your favorite candy or re-purpose what wasn’t handed out during Trick-Or-Treat into some delicious snacks.

1. M&M Popcorn Balls

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Popcorn and M&Ms are a magical combination not many people know about. Find the recipe here at Buzzfeed Tasty or try the more basic version at Two Sisters Crafting.

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Photo Feature: WVU Dining Halls Celebrate Halloween

By Abby Humphreys

Yesterday three of West Virginia University’s dining halls served spooky menu items like mummy dogs, ghost brains and breaded guts to students. Food workers sported their best costumes throughout the day, and festive decorations ushered in the chilly autumn weather.

Don’t miss out on other dining hall and festivities throughout the year by following WVU Dining Services on Twitter at @WVUDining, and be sure to check back soon for an updated calendar of dining hall events.

The Terrace Room, Stalnaker Hall

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