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4 different ways you can eat linguini

1. Pasta sandwiches Carb-on-carb meals are absolutely mouthwatering. Toast two slices of bread and pack three spoonfuls of linguini in tomato sauce or linguini with pesto sauce in the middle, and your tastebuds will be greeted with crunchy and creamy all at once. 2. Pasta soup Pasta soup is a
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4 must-visit vendors at Berkeley Farmers’ Market

Berkeley Farmers’ Market, located at the intersection of Center Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way, is full of fresh locally grown produce and farm-processed foods that are definitely worth checking out. The market sells seasonal fruits and vegetables, pastries and freshly cooked hot meals. Here are four vendors you
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4 essentials for a good Ethiopian meal

Ethiopian cuisine, one of the world’s most ancient cuisines, dates back to more than 2,000 years ago. It has been known for its self-sufficient agricultural products, including unique grains such as sorghum and teff, which form the basis of the Ethiopian diet. Over time, Ethiopian dishes have developed independently, with limited
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5 healthy snacks to combat the freshman 15

College has been going on for a little more than two months, and chances are I’m not the only one lamenting my suddenly tighter jeans. The first round of all-nighters and research papers naturally included sugar-loaded caffeine drinks and bags of potato chips. The notorious freshman 15 has reared its
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A quick look at why Hodo Soy tofu is delicious

Started by Minh Tsai in 2004, Hodo Soy Beanery has grown from a small business selling at Palo Alto Farmers’ Markets to the ever growing company it is today with their products in places ranging from Berkeley Bowl to Chipotle. The people at Hodo Soy Beanery take pride in creating
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16 fruits and vegetables to buy in October

Summer is gone, and along with it, the beautiful California Hass avocados and heaps of ripe plums have left as well. Every season has its bounty to share, however! Fall has just begun, and because local grocery stores are piling up autumn’s best harvests, why not take on October with
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5 foods that can and will improve your life

1. Garlic Garlic is delicious on bread, in pasta and, to be completely frank, in most things, but did you know that garlic is good for you? Beyond being a great breath freshener, garlic also is known to help regulate blood pressure, and it is rich in vitamins A, B
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Cook with confidence!

Recipes. To some, they are the bane of creativity; to others, they are a safety net that gives them the confidence to experiment in making new dishes. However, recipes can, at times, lock certain people into a preconceived notion of what one must do to make “good food.” Ultimately, “good
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Kitchen Tips: Cooking for a lot of people

“There’s a lot room for mistakes when you cook for so many people. Remember: It’s not just about taste. It’s about feeding everyone,” said Rose DeNicola, Student Food Manager at Kingman Hall. Your club may be having a potluck or your friend a birthday party. In any case, it’s up
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Apples near campus

In “The Odyssey,” apples were one of the many prides of Ithica. In Kafka’s, “The Metamorphosis,” shiny red apples were just the thing Gregor’s dad threw at his slimy, shattered roach body to get him back into his room. In Cezanne’s paintings, apples are warm, unassuming and shy beauties. Quite
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