The hunt for Berkeley’s best mac and cheese

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Whoever decided to put delicious carbs and cheesy goodness together in one magical dish is truly a genius. Ever since its invention, mac ‘n’ cheese has basically been rumored to be the eighth wonder of the world. And for those with inadequate funds or time for a nice dinner out Read More…

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8 things you can substitute for meat in a burger

Burgers are easy to make, and they’re great if you want to have a barbecue with your friends this summer. But if you don’t eat meat or you’re getting tired of eating the same old burger every time, here are some different foods you can use for your next burger Read More…

Easy last-minute 4th of July recipes

We know that with school, jobs and daily activities, it’s hard to find time to cook. Sadly, life doesn’t get easier because Fourth  of July is here and you barely have time to prepare for the party you’re hosting at your house. Don’t worry — the Clog is here to help you Read More…

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Delicious meals you can make in 5 minutes

Mild panic rises as you surface from your deep slumber and realize that the number of times you’ve pressed snooze on your alarm this morning is probably higher than your GPA. You rush through your home, unsure if the reason your body is wet is because you didn’t fully dry Read More…

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Rookie mistakes to avoid when you cook

Cooking can be difficult, even for those of us who have mastered the art of “cooking” Cup Noodles using residence hall microwaves. Sometimes, it’s hard not to wish for one of those Easy Bake Ovens for Christmas. While determination, hard work and a solid fire safety plan are the only ingredients Read More…

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How to bake a cake from scratch

There’s a reason birthday cakes don’t come with a return receipt. They are perfect for birthdays, anniversaries or graduation parties, and nothing says love more than handmade food. This recipe is perfect for busy UC Berkeley students because you only need one mixing bowl and you don’t need to sift Read More…

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Cool down this summer with boozy popsicles

Alcohol in a popsicle? Count us in. Clog made some Cal colored “poptails” that are sure to impress at your next summer party, especially if you pair them with a Margarita cupcake. You can purchase a popsicle mold or use plastic cups and popsicle sticks to make them. We picked up Read More…

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Margarita cupcakes: the best way to celebrate the end of classes

This year, Cinco de Mayo coincides perfectly with the end of classes and the beginning of dead week. We support celebrating holidays with food and believe that cupcakes are awesome. So we present to you cupcakes with a twist: margarita cupcakes. Enjoy these while you are still having fun before dead week Read More…

Mushrooms for dinner? Yes.

Portobello mushrooms are a vegetarian’s version of steak. Each juicy and meaty mushroom contains 13 grams of protein — that’s pretty impressive for a vegetable. They are also surprisingly filling and flavorful. With this recipe for grilled portobellos, you might even be able to convince a nonvegetarian to go veggie for the Read More…