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American as apple pie

American apple pie is a fall staple for your kitchen. This hearty pie will make your season a happy one. Photo by Blanche Harris

Blanche Harris, Social Media Manager

October 22, 2020

Holiday season is just around the corner—aromatic spices, warm hearty food and family with it.  This homemade apple pie recipe is the perfect fall dessert to eat while sitting back and enjoying the holidays. Ingredients Crust: 2 cups flour Pinch of salt 1 cup unsalted butter ...

#TracyTravelsFromHome: Visiting Taiwan in one flavorful bite

Taiwanese pineapple cakes are made with fresh pineapple for a juicy and natural taste. These tangy bites are sure to provide the taste of Taiwan.

Tracy Tran, Photo Assignment Editor

September 14, 2020

#TracyTravelsFromHome is a series of recipes from The Sidekick photo assignment editor Tracy Tran, who shares her secrets to travel anywhere from her own kitchen. Around the world, people are traveling less and encouraged to stay safe at home. Traveling to another country might seem like an impossible feat for ...

Tasting comforts of home food

This easy soup noodle dish offers a warm spice on a cozy-night in. The most technical step of the entire meal is simply combining all the ingredients in a bowl, but this simple recipe brings the authentic taste of Chinese cuisine wherever you are.

Various Writers

May 2, 2020

As families across the nation remain at home while social distancing and isolating, we turn away from takeout and restaurant food and look toward the stovetops and cabinets staple of kitchens, rusted from age and use.   These eight recipes are foods that define home to us. Some of these are a fa...

Beat social distancing boredom with these healthy vegan recipes

This easy roasted cauliflower requires just five ingredients and is surprisingly easy to make. Switch out the spices to further customize the flavor.

Neha Desaraju, Student Life Editor

April 3, 2020

Staying at home can either be dreadfully boring or delightfully delicious. If you want the latter, there is an easy solution—yummy, vegan food to make in the comfort of your home that will taste like it was made in a restaurant. Roasted cauliflower steak The cauliflower is a perfect base to...

Cooking with Christie: Recipe 2

Valentine’s Day sweets are a great addition to any meal or gift. These tasty chocolate covered strawberries are a key to making someone’s holiday extra special.

Christie Hernandez, Videographer

February 15, 2020

 With the hassle that comes with planning a day filled with romance and passion, nothing says “love” like preparing easy, homemade desserts for you and your partner.   As the season of love approaches, sweeten it up with these delicious chocolate strawberries to enjoy with your signifi...

Take control over Valentine’s Day gloom by cooking

Nothing says comfort food like a hot meal packed with carbohydrates. This pesto pasta and garlic bread will satisfy all your cravings.

Yash Ravula, Staff writer

February 7, 2020

Valentine’s  Day can be either the best or the worst holiday of a person’s life. You are either on a romantic date with your significant other, or you are curled up on your bed binge-watching Netflix. No matter which of these people you are, you can enjoy the day with these amazingly simple dinn...

Beat the winter months with these soothing tea recipes

Turmeric mint is a classic tea recipe for when you are sick. The strong flavor from tumeric and coolness from mint will help relieve your sore throat and other gastrointestinal ailments

Yash Ravula, Staff Writer/ Videographer

November 14, 2019

It is that wonderful time of the year. You are either enjoying a good pumpkin spice lattes in aesthetic cafes or you are coming down with a cold. Here are some soothing tea recipes that will help you take on the fall season with joy: Serves 1 cup Mint Turmeric Tea This blend of aromatics will h...

A pocket of thanks (with video)

Thanksgiving dumplings are made of leftover Thanksgiving foods. These treats are a great way to enjoy leftovers in a new way. Photo by Lilly Gorman.

Lilly Gorman and Charlotte Vanyo

October 29, 2019

Thanksgiving is a time to bond with family and friends and to make lots of food. However, oftentimes, this food sits in our fridges for days after.  What do you do with all those leftovers?    Thanksgiving dumplings are a great way to savor your Thanksgiving leftovers. There are two versions: savory and sweet, the sav...

Cooking with Christie: Episode 1 (with video)

Spooky themed sweets are a delicious way to get into the Halloween spirit. These vampire teeth cookies are a great addition to any Halloween party or get-together.

Christie Hernandez, Videographer

October 25, 2019

As Halloween creeps around the corner, many are thrilled for the annual round of haunted houses, trick-or-treating and, of course, delicious recipes.  These vampire teeth cookies are a perfect addition to any Halloween get-together and are sure to exhilarate your tastebuds.    Servings: 12...

Falling into the new season with sweetness

Caramel apples are a popular treat during the fall season. These flavorful apples are a great addition to a holiday party or get together.

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

August 30, 2019

Autumn is often associated with pumpkin spiced lattes and cinnamon scented candles. While spending all day by the pool is as refreshing as it sounds, cranking up homemade fall recipes in any kind of weather is guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth. Caramel apples: Servings: 4 Ingredients:  ...

Refreshing beverages to stir up summer

Refreshing beverages to stir up summer

Christie Hernandez, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

With summer around the corner, many are ready to enjoy days by the pool with friends and fill their taste buds with ice-cold drinks. Summer has always been my favorite season, especially because of the chance to enjoy refreshing beverages as a way to cool down from the heat. Below are three of my f...

Enjoy sunny days with these summer cookout recipes

Enjoy sunny days with these summer cookout recipes

Anthony Cesario, Entertainment Editor

April 30, 2019

Summer in Texas can sometimes drain all energy out of oneself, but with good food, the heat will be a little more bearable. Grab a seat outside, fire up the grill and enjoy a great meal with these recipes.   Grilled Pepper Steak A twist on traditional steak, grilled pepper steak is a d...