There's no better way to start your day than with some crisp, tasty bacon. (Just ask Michael Scott from The Office.) Boston University student and CHOW.com intern Austin Pohlen shows us how an investment in a grilling machine can vastly improve your breakfast prospects in the dorms. This special College Edition CHOW tip is part of a series aimed at helping students on a budget with food and entertaining while living away from home.
Cheese, beans, tortilla chips, and maybe a smattering of sour cream. You know the nacho drill. But the dish itself invites a much broader interpretation, like our spin on a coastal shrimp boil. Instead of red potatoes we used thick-cut kettle chips.