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…

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How to boil water successfully

One recipe that you need to have in your repertoire is how to boil water. Boiled water can be used to make a variety of gourmet dishes: white rice, chicken soup and, most importantly, every pasta dish ever. Boiled water is a childhood favorite that will remind you of every Read More…