Their prices are actually reasonable and they have plenty of prepared options and snacks that are really good, but it can be a little overwhelming if you don’t know what to get. Do yourself a favor and get the crunchy version. Here’s a list of some of their best dorm-friendly options. If you don’t mind the rice tasting slightly less fluffy and absolutely hate cleaning, this would be a great option for you. Most of the frozen meals are good, and there’s lots of options for different dietary restrictions, and they’re all fairly reasonably priced. Since 1958, Trader Joe’s has become one of the fastest-growing grocery stores, with an astonishing 505 locations in 42 states (traderjoes.com). There’s a lot of different types and they’re all pretty good, so pick your favorite! Comment Trader Joe’s has a variety of frozen Indian food, some of which are better than others. document.getElementById("comment").setAttribute( "id", "a6434a108740a12463b2d14f7737b01d" );document.getElementById("a4677cba50").setAttribute( "id", "comment" ); @Lolo we love to see it grace 10/10 snack recs. Oct 01, 2020 1 Comments. Be aware of how much freezer space you have, as in a dorm fridge you can’t fit too many. Which alum do you want to see PrezBo fight? The peanut butter cups are very good (get the dark chocolate ones for max enjoyment.) For those with peanut allergies, the sunflower butter cups are a great alternative. Bonus if you get bread or some kind of cracker to put it on (the baked good section has bags of rolls that are like baguettes but single serving size that are great to put this on.). Yes, we’re looking at you, mini fridge. Frozen rice is very convenient for those of us without rice cookers. Getting in the appropriate amount of fruit? Elevate your everyday experiences with cookie butter (by putting it on everything). Trader Joe’s was founded in Pasadena, California, in 1958. It’s pretty good and you’re already here (spicy miso is the best flavor.). Two-Pound Bag of Apples. the dining halls close before classes end so this is all I eat now, Roaree X Millie Fanfic: Love Across Broadway, Updates On Course Modality And Registration For Spring 2021, A Barnard Student Explains The Core Curriculum, What Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream Flavor You Are Based On Your Zoom Personality, 16 Cooking With Bwog Recipes In 4 Days?! Also, Trader Joe’s is renowned for their low prices. Easy. Do you ever walk into one of the grocery stores near campus, see the prices, and start to hyperventilate? Trader Joe's offers some pretty great eats for your holiday table — and fittingly, if there's one meal I could eat over and over again, it's Thanksgiving dinner. We encourage commenters to take advantage of—without abusing—the opportunity to engage in anonymous critical dialogue with other community members. Also just came out on Hulu: the thriller film Run, starring CC student Kiera Allen and legend Sarah Paulson!! The goat cheese here is both good and cheap, so it’s a win-win. Same. ), Even if you accidentally let it steep for twenty minutes too long it still tastes really good, and it’s pretty inexpensive (20 teabags for under three dollars.). Do yourself a favor and get coffee beans so that you can make your own instead of drinking whatever passes as coffee in the dining halls. Since then, more and more people have come to know about their unique jaw-dropping food. Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz on There’s a decent variety of beans, and even d*caf if you want it. Your email address will not be published. Luckily, just a little ways from campus there’s two Trader Joe’s (one on 92nd and one on 72nd.) We like these as a handy snack/meal replacement and they’re 99 cents, so you really can’t beat the price. Extremely good in coffee or tea for those of us who are lactose intolerant (and honestly, it might be better than regular milk/cream in coffee. Not as … By Walking through the frozen food aisle at Trader Joe's is many things: awe-inspiring, hunger-inducing, and overwhelming. Holding the bag makes us feel vaguely uncomfortable because they’re very squishy, but put them on rice and they’re not bad (although you definitely need to add salt.). How I Spent (Nearly) A Week Eating Nothing But Bwog, Bwog’s TV Recommendations For Thanksgiving Break. Here’s a list of some of their best dorm-friendly options. A slur—defined as a pejorative derogatory phrase—based on ethnicity, race, gender, sexual orientation, ability, or spiritual belief, Baseless personal attacks on specific individuals. The purpose of Bwog’s comment section is to facilitate honest and open discussion between members of the Columbia community. A comment may be moderated if it contains: Copyright 2020 Bwog Limited. Make sure to take it out of the box before you put it in the freezer so that it will take up less of your already limited freezer space. Perfect for when you are on the run as these meals can be quickly microwaved. Luckily, just a little ways from campus there’s two Trader Joe’s (one on 92nd and one on 72nd.) If you don’t know how to make coffee there’s cans of cold brew, but buying beans is the cheapest way to go. Late-night pizza? All Rights Reserved. We recommend putting cookie butter on them. Their prices are actually reasonable and they have plenty of prepared options and snacks that are really good, but it can be a little overwhelming if you don’t know what to get. With so many items … Eating this is pretty much a spiritual experience. Same. Very crunchy, very salty, and the bag is resealable.