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Stuff your face with creamy bacon and cream cheese fettuccine

By adding a bunch of green onions, it will add a nice flavor to the fettuccine.

Cristina Lule

February 27, 2013

The best fettuccine dish I ever had was at Fishermen’s Grotto in San Francisco. I ordered the shrimp fettuccine with baby scallops and was immediately enamored with the complexity of flavors and how each ingredient complemented the others. The sauce was velvety smooth and rich, the pasta was tender and ...

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...

Use eggnog to make festive French toast

This holiday season, serve up warm eggnog French toast with butter, powdered sugar and any other toppings you would like.

Maya Frattini

December 5, 2012

Winter break is approaching which means we all have more time to sleep, play and make French toast. To add some holiday spirit, let’s add eggnog to the mix - I promise you won’t regret it. This recipe literally has only four ingredients, takes no more than thirty minutes to make and can feed six ...

These cranberry lemon scones will keep friends coming back for more

When the scones have cooled, drizzle them with your favorite melted white chocolate.

Alex Mecredy

November 28, 2012

A festive treat perfect for breakfast or dessert, cranberry lemon scones are full of flavor and simple to prepare. Filled with fresh lemon, dried cranberries and white chocolate chips, these pas- tries would serve great for a holiday party or family dessert. The melted white chocolate drizzled on top and...

A traditional Mexican dessert everyone will enjoy this winter

When the flan is finished baking, allow it to cool for 20 minutes on a cooling rack before popping it out of the pan.

Miguel Lopez and Miguel Razo

November 28, 2012

Christmas season is in full swing, and many students will be consuming gratuitous amounts of cookies, cakes and pies. While these desserts are great holiday favorites, consuming gingerbread cookies and fruit cake at the end of every family gathering can get quite tiresome. For a great alternative to ...

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 ...

Gluten-free cake with strawberries in every bite

Strawberry cream cheese frosting can be a sweet touch to this delightful strawberry cake. If you prefer to use another frosting, try a chocolate buttercream frosting or chocolate pan frosting.

Brittany Lambert

November 28, 2012

With the holidays around the corner, it is time to start baking up a storm and the holidays wouldn’t be complete without some cake. Gluten-free cake is a treat for anyone who lives with Celiac disease since most regular cakes are not gluten-free and contain wheat flour. Finding a bakery that can make a ...

Red velvet cupcakes your sweetie will love

After you take the cupcakes out of the oven, be sure to let them cool as the frosting will not set properly on hot cakes. Sprinkle with cocoa powder or cinnamon before serving.

Camille Anglo and Kaitlin Bruce

November 28, 2012

Due to the popularity of cupcakes, there are many cupcake stores that sell red velvet cupcakes. The popular Sprinkles Cupcakes charge $3.50 for one cupcake and $39 for a dozen. With cupcakes this good, buying them at $39 a dozen will definitely add up. The best way to save money is baking them yourself. ...

Get creative with traditional Thanksgiving recipes

Secure the stuffed turkey breast with twine. Tie it well and remove the twine after the turkey breast is cooked.

Miguel Lopez and William Miles

November 14, 2012

Thanksgiving is a time of feasting on traditional dishes such as turkey and potatoes, but every family is different and sometimes the traditional thanksgiving meal can get a little old. The solution to having a more enjoyable Thanksgiving dinner is to spice up the traditional recipes with a little cre...

An easy cheesy au gratin dish family will love

Gratin is a cooking style that uses toppings such as cheese and bread crumbs. 

Jacquelin Everhart

November 14, 2012

Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate - with food, of course. Now your first thoughts might be the turkey centerpiece, but let’s not forget the scrumptious potatoes adorning the traditional bird in the middle of the table. Mashed potatoes with melted butter have always been a favorite Thanksgiving di...

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