How to make soup from your leftover food

Cooking in college can be tricky. It’s easy to buy cheap, microwavable and ready-to-eat food, but it’s not always very nutritious. And when you do buy fresh vegetables, they somehow always go bad in a matter of days. If you’re on the lookout for a meal that uses up your weird leftovers, soup is the way to go. Soup also is a great way to make use of a bunch of food that you can save in the freezer or fridge. Though there are some pretty good soup cans and box mixes, it’s fun to use things you already have to try and make the soup on your own. Here are some tips on using ingredients you might already have to make a delicious soup!

Start with a base

Starting a soup with just some water and vegetables can be a little tricky. It takes a long time to draw

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Guy Fieri talks food and future at virtual event for UF students

On Thursday night, UF students had all their cooking, spice and food coma questions answered by the one and only Mayor of Flavortown.

Accent Speakers Bureau, a UF Student Government agency funded by student fees, hosted the renowned chef, restaurateur, author and TV host Guy Fieri to speak to students at a free, virtual event. 

Fieri won a Daytime Emmy Award in 2013 for his show “Guy Fieri’s Family Reunion.” He is also known for his other Food Network shows including the popular long-running series “Diners, Drive‑Ins and Dives.”

This was the third day of Accent events this semester. On Feb 3, the organization hosted YouTube stars Cody Ko, Noel Miller and David Dobrik in a $120,000 show, and Tiffany Haddish and Tabbitha Brown March 24. Accent paid Haddish $75,000 and Brown $35,000 for their appearances.

The event was announced on Accent’s Facebook page Wednesday morning, less than

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