11 Dorm-Friendly Foods That Are Surprisingly Delicious, So Put Down the Ramen Already

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Dorm cooking is like a cutthroat reality show. We’re thinking a Chopped-style fight to the finish, with a handful of secret ingredients and five minutes left on the clock. The difference? You get ramen instead of pork belly, and the penalty for losing is death by starvation — or by mystery meat at the dining hall.

Let’s rise to the challenge. We’ll bet you’ve already got the necessary weapons: a microwave, a toaster, and your two bare hands. Now, all that’s left is to get creative. We’ll start off with the staples to last us all week long, from creamy aioli to brown rice, and then we’ll take things to the next level. There’s an easy salmon recipe for brain food, homemade potato chips for snacking between classes, and a five-minute mug cake for midnight, when your roommate is asleep. Ready? You got this.

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