Category: Cook

The World’s Easiest Gingerbread Cookies

by Kelsey Tidball Ingredients: 1 box of spice cake mix (Betty Crocker, Duncan Hines, etc.) ½ cup room temperature butter 1 chilled egg Icing or chocolate for decorating Mini M&Ms or red hots for decorating Recipe: Sift the boxed cake mix to get rid of flour lumps. Mix the egg and butter in a bowl until completely combined. Add the sifted cake mix to the wet mixture. Mix until the batter becomes crumbly. Do not add any extra moisture. Roll out the dough. Use cookie cutters to create the gingerbread man (or any other) shape. Bake at 350 degrees...

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Herbivore Holidays: A Vegan’s Guide to Surviving Thanksgiving

By Skyla Patton Year after year, dining tables are piled up with mountains of mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casseroles and a huge, recently clucking turkey — leaving vegans and vegetarians in the crowd disgruntled. Fear not, veggie lovers—there is still hope! Check out these plant-based recipe ideas for an animal product-free Thanksgiving that will make any vegan’s mouth water. Appetizers Oven-Fried Zucchini Crisps Ingredients: 1 zucchini, 1 cup of breadcrumbs, 1 cup of almond milk, flax egg, seasoning to taste These mouthwatering chips are so guilt-free and easy to make that you’ll want them daily, regardless of...

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Pumpkin Spice Up Your Life

By Anna Glavash Now is the time to consume as many pumpkin spiced things as possible — and we don’t just mean lattes. Here’s a few other things to try that include actual pumpkin. Trader Joe’s sells Organic Canned Pumpkin for only $1.99, which happens to be sourced from a family farm here in the Willamette Valley. Another $1.99 gets you Pumpkin Pie Spice, aka Fall in a Bottle, and you’re set to go. Here’s three dorm-friendly recipes and three fit for a real kitchen. Pumpkin Dorm Recipes Pumpkin Spice Pudding Bubble tea, anyone? This recipe from Bob’s Red...

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Student Shopping Tips and Tricks

Written by Nicole Scopelliti | Photo by Lauren Bruce When you think “college,” what comes to mind? Tuition, textbooks and ramen noodles? What about the pizza you’re going to order on Friday night as a well-deserved reward for surviving midterms, or that oil change your car has been needing for a bit too long? Or how about that betta fish with an all-too-short lifespan that you need because you’ve caught a case of the college blues? Random expenses tend to come up when you least expect them to. Although we can’t predict the unexpected, we can better prepare ourselves...

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Finding Comfort in Clean Eating

Words and Photo by Sierra Pedro As winter continues, bundling up with a hot mocha, eating macaroni and cheese for every meal, and parking yourself in front of the TV for the entirety of February might sound tempting, especially during stressful midterms. But with most of us searching for healthy alternatives at the start of the new year, indulging in all the comfort foods may leave us at an inner battle with ourselves. Luckily for us, most Eugene restaurants offer a multitude of healthy, comfort food options. For vegan, non-GMO options, I recommend trying Laughing Planet Cafe, Cornbread Cafe,...

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