The Horizon Sun

Which Sparkling Water Shines?

Max Larsen, Columnist

May 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Student Opinion

In 1767, English chemist Joseph Priestley accidentally infused water with carbon dioxide. Since then, “sparkling water,” now widely considered a delicacy, has been introduced throughout the world. Many water brands have branched off, such as Refreshe, Perrier, LaCroix, and San Pellegrino. My fami...

Please Make These Caramel Brownies

Please Make These Caramel Brownies

Riley Hurlburt, Columnist

May 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Showcase

These brownies are to die for. My mom and I have been making these brownies for years, and they are deliciously rich and chewy. Ingredients: 1 box of chocolate cake mix 1 stick of butter, softened 5 oz can of evaporated milk 1 cup chocolate chip 1 package of Kraft Caramel Ins...

Which Sauce is Truly the Boss?

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

May 3, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Student Opinion

A question that not many have considered, but may sound familiar: what is the best condiment? People may debate over topics like which is the best fruit? Or maybe, what should be Arizona’s state drink (apparently not lemonade)? But now it’s time to tackle this new controversy.   To answer this questi...

Chicken & Waffles for the Soul, Mrs. Heinrich for the Heart

Elizabeth Stover, Columnist

April 25, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Features, Food

Ingredients: 4 chicken tenders ½ to ¾ cup buttermilk ¼ cup butter, softened 2 ½ tbsp honey, plus extra for drizzling ¾ cup flour ½ tbsp garlic powder or salt ½ tsp paprika ½ tsp salt ¼ tsp onion salt or powder ¼ tsp black pepper ¾ cup oil (use sparingly) **Option...

Frankenstein’s Utensil

Max Larsen, Columnist

April 15, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Student Opinion, Technology

Sporks are the most useless and uncomfortable utensil. The fork aspect of the utensil interferes with eating “spoon foods,” and the absolute uselessness of the fork portion is laughable. Neither the spoon nor the fork is as effective as just using a spoon or a fork for eating meals. The inventor of ...

What’s Hot: The Instant Pot

Noah Stults, Columnist

April 5, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Technology

The Instant Pot was first invented in 2010 and has since grown into a huge company. The special pot became popular through word-of-mouth and thousands of online supporters who steadfastly believe it is a life-changing innovation. When you buy this awesome gadget, you will use it every night to make dinn...

In-n-Out v. McDonalds: Battle of the Burgers

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

March 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Health

Fast food has become a major part of the American lifestyle, and this statistic is only increasing with new franchises and food chains. The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that over 84.8 million adults consume fast food on any given day. Two of the most popular and well-known...

Best Fruit of All

Best Fruit of All

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

February 28, 2019


Filed under Food, Showcase, Student Opinion

The Journalism class has gathered to settle a lasting debate of which fruit deserves the title of superiority. This is an opinion-based article with the personal input of many of our students. To us, each opinion depends much on what you would define as the best. Some may say that best would be def...

Perfect Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Perfect Sour Cream Chocolate Cake

Noah Stults, Columnist

February 22, 2019


Filed under Features, Food

Cake is a delicacy beloved by all, but often times it can be too sweet due to the frosting and other elements. This easy chocolate sour cream cake fixes that problem. The cake is perfectly moist due to the sour cream, which also balances out the sweetness. I highly recommend that people make this cake and ...

Homemade Thin Mints

Homemade Thin Mints

Riley Hurlburt, Columnist

February 7, 2019


Filed under Features, Food, Showcase

Thin Mints are a classic chocolate mint cookie that everyone adores. With a crisp center wrapped in a decadent chocolate covering, they’re universally accepted as one of the greatest of cookies. Thin Mints are only available when they are for sale in Girl Scouts, though, so the frenzy for these treats ...

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