what college students should learn to cook before college

6 Things Your College Bound Teen Should Be Able to Cook Before they Leave the House

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6 Things Your College Bound Teen Should Be Able to Cook Before they Leave the House

 

 

Now that your college bound teen has their acceptance letter in hand (or on the way) it’s time to officially begin training for independence.  One of the first steps - how to feed yourself.  For survival college students should be able to cook the following when needed.  Especially if:
  1. The café (or those who hold the food connected to the meal plan you paid for) is closed
  2. It’s 2:00 am and your college teen is starving
 

PTSY Offers 6 Necessary Culinary Skills to Fight Hunger in College:

 

Scrambled Eggs (from addapinch.com). Good for more than breakfast!

what college students should learn to cook before college

 

Spaghetti (from blogchef.net)

what college students should learn to cook before college

Truthfully, if they buy the sauce in the jar all they will really need are three ingredients. And they can eat for at least two days!!

 

Cheese Grits (because I  am Southern born and raised) or…

what college students should learn to cook before college

(from southernliving.com)

 

Oatmeal (especially if you were just thinking…grits?)

what college students should learn to cook before college

(from theoatmealartist.com)

 

Bacon (from huffingtonpost.com) Please let your teen know that cooking bacon is indeed an art!

what college students should learn to cook before college

 

After they learn how to make bacon they can place their crispy bacon into a nice Grilled Cheese sandwich – Really they can add anything to change this sandwich up from time to time.  Add turkey slices or veggies)

what college students should learn to cook before college

(from closetcooking.com)

 

What’re We Eating Wednesday from PTSY, supporting children in mind AND body!

 
 
 
 

What else should your teen know how to cook before they leave for college?

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