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Simple Mexican recipe putting a twist on holiday leftovers

Simple Mexican recipe putting a twist on holiday leftovers

December 1, 2015

By Lili Lomas Staff Writer   Every year after a delicious holiday feast, many people have lots of leftover turkey or ham that they do not know what to do with. This simple recipe for Tortas (a Mexican version of a sandwich) has been the solution for generations in Mexican families, as it...

“Roll” into the holidays with Pumpkin Rolls

“Roll” into the holidays with Pumpkin Rolls

Gracie Blackwell, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015

Every holiday season my aunt makes delicious Pumpkin Rolls and the recipe has become a favorite family tradition. Although Pumpkin Rolls are a traditional dessert, my aunt has her own twist on them that will leave you wanting more after the roll is devoured.   These easy-to-make, mouthwatering Pumpkin Ro...

Spice up the holidays with apple cider

Spice up the holidays with apple cider

Elena Gillis, Staff Writer

November 30, 2015

by Elena Gillis Staff Writer @elenamg24   Thanksgiving has come and gone and as Christmas approaches, visions of our favorite holiday treats begin dancing in our head. We call upon scents and tastes of things such as vanilla and warm spices to fuel our holiday cheer.   One of my ...

Pumpkin snickerdoodles to spice up the season (with video)

Pumpkin snickerdoodles to spice up the season (with video)

November 20, 2015

By Maggie Theel Staff writer @magggggiee   With the cold weather emerging, so are some of my favorite flavors. I love all things vanilla, cinnamon and pumpkin; so when I signed up to bring cookies to a Thanksgiving potluck, I decided to test out White Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Snickerdoodles. &...

“Tarte Tatin” that will warm you up on chilly fall days

“Tarte Tatin” that will warm you up on chilly fall days

November 10, 2015

By Aubrie Sisk Staff Photographer @aubrie_sisk   Thirty or so people gathered under a tent in the crisp fall air while the smell of melting caramel lingered to watch Chef Baker cook the very delicious French pastry. The audience was very relaxed, almost seeming at home with Baker’s...

Five ingredient recipe that makes a crowd pleasing Thanksgiving side dish

Five ingredient recipe that makes a crowd pleasing Thanksgiving side dish

October 28, 2015

By Sloane Samberson Managing Editor @SloaneSamberson   For many, when it comes to Thanksgiving, thoughts of roasted turkey, sweet potato casserole, stuffing, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie come to mind. For me, the thought of my grandmother’s Ripe Olive Salad comes to mind first,...

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies that will “pump” you up for fall

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies that will “pump” you up for fall

September 23, 2015

Photo by Gabby Sahm   By Gabby Sahm Staff Writer @gabbysahm   The time has come where we finally need to accept summer is over, and that school is back in session. Do not be too sad though, because fall is on its way. That means cozy fireside chats, leaves falling from trees,...

A Cinnamon Surprise to Make you Crumble

September 3, 2015

By Aubrie Sisk Photographer @aubrie_sisk If you are looking for a fast and easy dessert to make, look no further than right here. This ‘Chocolate Cinnamon Crumble’ has the power to satisfy any sweet tooth. I added my own twist to my grandma’s recipe and the result is absolutely deli...

Raising the bar with this peanut butter treat

May 21, 2015

By Aubrie Sisk Staff Photographer @aubrie_sisk If you are ever in the mood for something savory and sweet then this recipe is perfect for you. This was my grandma’s recipe for the best Peanut Butter Bars and they will not disappoint. So get prepared to taste heaven. Ingredients: ½ cup but...

Vegan banana bread recipe you’ll go nuts over

Vegan banana bread recipe you’ll go nuts over

May 11, 2015

By Sloane Samberson Staff Writer @SloaneSamberson This past year I have become obsessed with vegan food like vegan pasta, vegan cake, vegan sushi, vegan ice cream, vegan lasagna. I love vegan food. Although I could never go full vegan (I love meat, too), my diet is about 70 percent vegan food. A...

Healthy dessert blogger cures sweet teeth with new cookbook

Healthy dessert blogger cures sweet teeth with new cookbook

March 2, 2015

Photo Courtesy: Katie Higgins By Sloane Samberson staff writer From email address to blog URL to cookbook title, Chocolate-Covered Katie has evolved to be one of the most well known sources of healthy dessert recipes. Created by Katie Higgins back in 2007 around the time she graduated from...

Cute yet cost conscious Valentine’s Day date ideas for young love birds

Cute yet cost conscious Valentine’s Day date ideas for young love birds

February 10, 2015

By Sloane Samberson staff writer It is often that high schoolers will be young and in love, wanting to treat their sweetheart with meaningful gifts and the finest of dates, but oftentimes, a high school student’s budget can be a little tight, especially if their parents do not pay regularly for...