The State Hornet

Ash Wednesday on campus marks 40 days of surrendering favorite habits until Easter

Monica Velez

February 19, 2015

The Newman Catholic Community Club at Sacramento State hosted two masses in observance of Ash Wednesday, the follow-up to Fat Tuesday, at the University Union.Ash Wednesday marks the start of lent, that requires Catholics to relinquish treasured pleasures for 40 days until Easter, from cookies to chocolate ...

Have a sweet and frozen chocolate banana treat

Anna Puccinelli

May 8, 2013

Chocolate-covered bananas are inexpensive, easy-to-make and great for summer barbecues by the pool. According to the Chiquita Bananas website, this fruit is high in fiber, loaded with potassium and healthy to eat compared to snacks like chips or popsicles. My favorite part about this recipe is garnish...

Brownies fulfill chocolate cravings

For added texture, feel free to add peanuts to the brownies before baking.

Cristina Lule

March 13, 2013

Some of my favorite ways to eat brownies are served warm and gooey or with ice cream. After I tried Kahlua fudge brownies for the first time, though, I quickly added ‘baked with Kahlua’ to my list. The strong coffee aroma in the Kahlua enhances the flavor of the baker’s unsweetened chocolate and ad...

Vegan peanut butter cookies like no others

Corn starch mixed with water is added to the peanut butter cookie batter as an egg replacement to make the vegan dessert.

Janice Daniels

November 28, 2012

I have experimented with veganizing nearly every cookie recipe in the book. From chocolate chip and snickerdoodle to gingerbread and sugar cookies – I have conquered them all. It wasn’t until last weekend, though, that I finally decided to take on the challenge of veganizing – and upgrading - one ...

Satisfy sweet and salty cravings with this delicious treat

Jacquelin Everhart

October 24, 2012

Sweet and salty has always been a favorite combination of mine. When I discovered this recipe called for both of these elements, my mouth instantly watered. Reese’s pieces pretzel bark is a treat sure to satisfy your sweet craving. Just when you think the sugar is overwhelming, the salt from the cr...

Surprise friends with chocolate covered bacon

After you have dipped the bacon in chocolate - and have added sprinkles - place the strips on a baking sheet covered in wax paper and refrigerate them for 15 minutes or until the chocolate has hardened.

Miguel Lopez and Miguel Razo

October 10, 2012

The only thing better than enjoying a favorite food is combining it with another favorite food. Ice cream and cake, cheeseburgers and fries, and chocolate and bacon are all tasty treats that are better when eaten together. Yes, you read that right: chocolate and bacon. While people may consider the fusio...

‘Dessert’ the cholesterol

Janice Daniels

February 17, 2012

You must think I'm crazy. Actually, you probably think all vegans are crazy. When I say I'm vegan, you might think I'm a part of one of those cults that stand outside of Kentucky Fried Chicken with PETA picket signs; throwing paint on anyone who dares to walk by in a leather jacket. Not me. You also ...