The State Hornet

An epic burger to cure your hangover

To build an epic hangover buger, you need to chop and prepare the condiments. Some options include mushrooms, tomatoes, guacamole and of coarse, bacon.

Brittany Lambert and Camille Anglo

May 15, 2013

When inebriation rears its ugly head, every dish beckons your name; but there’s one thing you feel will silence those hunger pangs: a greasy burger cooked in the back of a late-night diner or even in your kitchen. Hangover burgers have what you need to cure any hangover: bacon, cheese and a fried egg to top i...

Cool down during the hot weather with fresh agua fresca

Cool down the agua fresca with ice, add your favorite fruit and serve.

Anna Puccinelli

May 13, 2013

Popular in Mexico, agua fresca is a chilled and a lightly sweetened juice that is refreshing as the summer heat is approaching. I like to make this beverage because buying a juicer can be expensive, I can make batches of this juice at one time for many people and I prefer drinking organic drinks rathe...

Deep-fried Fruity Pebble goodness for the adventurous

Add in the Fruity Pebbles to make it look like colorful Rice Krispy treats and place in the fridge.

Brittany Lambert

May 8, 2013

Going to the state fair can be a family-fun event with games and rides, but its food alone can be more of an adventure. Many state fair foods offered range from the tornado dog - a hot dog inside of a twister potato - to deep-fried awesomeness like deep-fried Oreos and Twinkies. My first trip to the C...

Get your grub on with homemade and savory turkey legs

Cody Powell-McClintick

May 8, 2013

Take a bite out these baked turkey legs and be immediately transported to a warm summer evening at the state fair. Any state fair is a hub for fun; complete with rides, games and, of course, the world-famous food simply known as fair food. What goes into making food at the fair can be summed up with one word: ...

Staff picks: Where’s the best place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?

State Hornet

March 16, 2013

Jane Park – Sam’s Hof Brau Looking for somewhere to venture out for dinner on St. Patrick’s Day? Look no further than going to Sam’s Hof Brau located in the Arden-Arcade area of Sacramento. For those not familiar with the words “Hof Brau,”according to, it means “Court brew” wh...

Sing and eat bacon pancakes

To create the basic pancake batter, combine all of the dry ingredients into a large bowl.

Camille Anglo

March 2, 2013

Bacon pancakes, a hodgepodge of two great things in one, is a delicious breakfast influenced by the show “Adventure Time with Finn and Jake.” I’m not going to lie, but I’m a huge “Adventure Time with Finn and Jake” fan. The children’s show, created by Pendleton Ward, began in 2010 and has...

Get creative with heart cookies for Valentine’s Day

Your Valentine will love this cute and yummy vegan cookies!

Janice Daniels

February 13, 2013

My mom has always been my No. 1 Valentine. Every year since I was young she would never fail to surprise me with chocolates after a long day of watching young girls at school receive flowers and candy from their “boyfriends.” As much of a dread as it was to watch my crushes give “I like you” ...

Give hand-made treats instead of gifts on Valentine’s Day

Strawberry Oreo Heart Cookies, Rice Krispies Valentine’s Day Treats and Conversation Hearts Cake Pops are ready to hand out as gifts to loved ones.

State Hornet Staff

February 13, 2013

Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is spent with a significant other, but for many it’s also a celebration of love shared with friends, family and coworkers. Baking for friends, colleagues and loved ones is a fun activity and doesn’t have to be difficult. Don’t scramble your brain trying to interp...

Make gift bags out of newspaper

Use this current issue of the State Hornet to save money on gift wrapping this season. Use colorful pipe cleaner, as shown above, to give it a bolder look.

Kaitlin Bruce

December 5, 2012

It’s that time of year again - full of trees, shopping, gift-giving and, of course, the dreaded gift-wrapping. But we’ve been thinking of you starving Sacramento State students, and have come up with an idea to save some money that you can spend on those you love instead. Gift bags made from news...

Upgrade your morning with these minis

Whisk the buttermilk and cream of chicken soup until combined and then spoon the mixture into each cupcake hole until each is 3/4 full.

Miguel Lopez and William Miles

December 5, 2012

The egg casserole was invented in 1866 by French-Canadian immigrant Elmire Jolicoeur in Berlin, New Hampshire. Unlike American dishes such as the hamburger and pizza, the egg casserole is a dish that was invented in the U.S and not brought over by immigrants from other countries. Many serve egg casser...

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