Easy banana bread recipe

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Now that we’re back on the college grind, we at the Clog have come to realize that baking is not going to be our biggest priority. As fun and exciting as elaborate recipes can be, they can also be expensive and time-consuming — neither of which sound too enticing to us. We
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Berry parfait, the perfect way to start your semester


The most important way to start your semester right is to start your first day right. Are we talking about wearing your nicest suit to dress for success or bringing an apple to class to get to know your professor? While we would let you do those at your own risk,
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5 healthy recipes that won’t make you hate yourself

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For some of us, 2015 starts off with a list of resolutions that will probably be forgotten all too soon come February (maybe April, if you’re truly committed). Perhaps you may decide that a healthy detox is in order after a month of mashed potatoes and peppermint mochas. The idea of eating
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caramel apple crisp

Caramel apple crisp bars

We at the Clog think it is pretty safe to say that the seasons of pumpkin and peppermint have officially come and gone. And as much as we loved both, we are excited to start cooking up some brand new recipes to ring in the new year and this new
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10 ways to polish off those holiday leftovers

Here at the Clog, we spend our holidays relaxing with our dog and our Netflix subscription after a stressful semester. We find ourselves growing uncomfortable with our inadequate ability to properly field the family’s questions regarding our “future plans.” We find ourselves sweating in our SoCal hood or snowed in
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3 holiday drinks you can still serve your RA

As gift-giving time rolls around again this year, whom do you have to thank more than the resident assistant who guided you, protected you and probably wrote you up once or twice this semester? In order to demonstrate both your thanks as well as your ability to follow rules and regulations, there is no
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Holiday chocolate-peppermint cookie recipe

While finals officially arrive this week, why not make the most of your overwhelming procrastination with a cookie break? These chocolatey morsels of holiday goodness combine a little spice with a whole lot of nice to power you through end-of-semester crunch time. Ingredients:  1 & 1/2 cups flour 1/4 cup cocoa
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What does your favorite holiday drink say about you?

The holiday season offers a refreshing change of pace for most. You’ll start busting out the twinkling lights, listening to Christmas-music radio stations, buying ugly sweaters and, most importantly of all, changing your usual order of a vanilla latte to something a little more festive. Maybe that means an extra
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A whole lot of latkes: a latke recipe

Who needs buttermilk pancakes when you have potato pancakes? With winter approaching in less than two weeks and Hanukkah in less than one, now is the perfect time to break out those potatoes before they go moldy over winter break. You’ve had all semester, after all, since you bought them in September,
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