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The Cronut: A crispy, sugar-drenched donut

Elizabeth DeCicco

April 30, 2014

The cronut is a registered trademark of where it was born, Dominique Ansel Bakery in Manhattan. The New York Post had declared Ansel as the “Willy Wonka of NYC.” Ansel created this sensational pastry to be innovative and creative for his bakery, and took him two months to develop the recipe, Ansel told USA Today.

Chocolate: Its history and why we we love it for Valentine’s Day

Chocolate: Its history and why we we love it for Valentine's Day

McClatchy Tribune

February 12, 2014

Forrest Gump’s mother compared chocolate to life when she said, “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get.”Chocolate is ancient, but iconic - regardless of marketability - and it is one of the most popular traditions during Valentine’s Day.Zach Smith is a junior b...