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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...

Snickerdoodle cookies from your childhood


Once they have cooled, the snickerdoodles are ready to serve. One bite of these soft, cinnamon sugar cookies will leave you with a smile on your face.
Cristina Lule April 30, 2013

Some of my best memories growing up are helping my mom bake large batches of cookies on the weekend. She would have me sit at the counter so I could watch her mix the ingredients - hoping I would learn...

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...

Six tips for a solid tailgating experience

McClatchy Tribune
James Heck August 28, 2012

There is excitement looming in the air in anticipation for the kickoff of the 2012 Sacramento State football season. As the Hornets look to expand on last season’s record of 4-7, students, alumni and...

Volunteers chip in at Girl Scouts’ cookie drop

Volunteers help load cookies in to vehicles Saturday at the 2012 cookie drop.
Mari Del Angel February 22, 2012

More than 400 volunteers, including staff, alumni and students from Sacramento State, helped distribute more than 1 million packages of Girl Scouts cookies to local troops. Volunteers gathered at Graebel...

‘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...

Happily partying with healthy food

Janice Daniels January 27, 2012

Last Friday I threw a “Happy Healthy Potluck Party” for my friends and me. My goal with this event was to get everyone to make a dish, preferably vegan or vegetarian, and bring it to share. I provided...

Vegan baking does not have to be boring

Daniels gingerly coats the tops of the vegan cookies with
granulated sugar.
Janice Daniels October 4, 2011

What is a better way to start fall than with a nice fresh batch of ginger cookies - vegan ginger cookies, that is. The first day of fall was Sept. 23, so I decided to bake something special, especially...

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