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No-bake peppermint bark makes a cheap and tasty treat

No-bake peppermint bark makes a cheap and tasty treat

Brandi Gualco

February 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Peppermint BarkThis recipe will take you less than 30 minutes and cost less than $10. Here you go! Directions: 1. Find a square medium size glass or metal pan and cover with wax paper. Set aside. 2. Melt the white chocolate in a glass bowl for one minute at medium power. Stir at 30 seconds, and th...

Sierra Nevada tumbler cookies

Sierra Nevada tumbler cookies

Grace Kerfoot

September 16, 2015


Filed under Features

As we transition to (hopefully) cooler weather, dig our flannels out from the back of our closets and prepare ourselves for the onslaught of pumpkin spice everything, let's not forget to celebrate the reappearance of Sierra Nevada's fall beers. Seriously, Chico's beloved brewery deserves more credit for ...

Basil infused no-churn ice cream

Basil infused no-churn ice cream

Grace Kerfoot

September 5, 2015


Filed under Features

If you've ever attempted to make ice cream yourself, you understand how daunting of a task it can be. Tempering egg yolks is intimidating, using that salt-and-ice-cube-in-a-bag method is— let's face it— doomed for disappointment and investing in an ice cream maker is simply not happening on a college budget. Fortunately, the struggle for quick and ...

The perks of dessert

The perks of dessert

Miles Inserra

March 9, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

Stop feeling guilty for eating that girl-scout cookie!Whether a home-cooked meal, fine dining or Sutter dining, everyone should eat a little unhealthy each day because it’s good for you.I’ve always been a motivated athlete and dedicated student, so my life habits have always been physicall...

Readers, Digest: Chocolate Easter egg nests

Readers, Digest: Chocolate Easter egg nests

Christina Saschin

April 20, 2014


Filed under Features

The joy of Easter can be shared with everyone. In my house, any holiday is an excuse to make some themed treats. I made some chocolate Easter nests using pretzels and adding some chocolate eggs to celebrate.Total Time: 30 minutesYield: 4 nestsIngredients:1 cup pretzels3/4 cup melting chocolate12 mini c...

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