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“Monster-fully” Crafted Brigadeiros

“Monster-fully” Crafted Brigadeiros

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

October 26, 2019

Halloween is coming quickly, and along with it comes Halloween parties. From decorations to costumes, Halloween parties put you in a seriously spooky mood. However, the food is always the key factor of a good party. There are many things you can make to ensure your party is the best it can be, but one ...

Pasta La Vista, Baby!

Pasta La Vista, Baby!

Jolie Flack, Columnist

October 26, 2019

Anyone who likes a good chicken alfredo will be glad to know that Friday, October 25, is World Pasta Day. There’s no better way to celebrate than by making spaghetti! Ingredients: 1 12-ounce box spaghetti A pinch of salt 1 pound ground beef or ground sirloin 1 24-ounce jar tomato and bas...

Black Sigatoka: The Banana Butcher

Black Sigatoka: The Banana Butcher

Ben Geist, Columnist

September 27, 2019

The banana, one of America's favorite fruits, is approaching extinction. “Banana production as it stands is facing an existential crisis,” said Dan Bebber, a plant and disease specialist at the University of Exeter.  According to the HuffPost, The Black Sigatoka, “mycosphaerella’’ disease is a fu...

Simply Sorbets

Helena Ochoa, Columnist

May 24, 2019

Sorbets are quick and easy to make and a delicious treat to eat. There are countless types you can make with different combinations of fruit. The steps to creating one at home are incredibly simple. Lemon Sorbet The lemon sorbet is less like actual ice cream and more like a slushy, but it’s still...

Crispy, Crumbly Goodness: Apple Crisp

Crispy, Crumbly Goodness: Apple Crisp

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

May 24, 2019

An apple crisp is a sweet tray of apples, cinnamon, sugar, and oats baked together into a heavenly mass. This recipe will save you during any rainy day. With its soft-cooked apples and cinnamon seasoning, the flavors all come together to make this the best dessert. Ingredients: 12 1/2 cups all-purpose apples, peeled, cored and sliced ...

Which Sparkling Water Shines?

Max Larsen, Columnist

May 9, 2019

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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