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Maca(swo)on

Here at the Clog, we’re sharing the tips and tricks of making fabulous deserts. After extensive research, we’ve discovered the magic recipe for the infamous French macaron that’ll have you drooling all the way to down Bancroft. What you’ll need: For the macaron shells: 120 g almond meal/flour 170 g
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Nostalgic sugar cookies

It was Christmas Eve, and my sister and I hadn’t done any baking whatsoever, causing us to go into a frenzy: How can a holiday season possibly go by without baking? Since we were simultaneously eager to bake something and hesitant, given our previous homemade sugar cookie fiascos, we searched
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Ghirardelli brownies from scratch

The beginning of the holiday season is the best excuse to begin feverishly baking desserts at home. Whether you’re eagerly waiting to watch the Gilmore Girls revival, wanting to cozy up in a blanket with a good book to read, or trying to get in some studying while everyone else is relaxing, it’s an
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Gingersnap cookie recipe

It’s not really a holiday celebration without cookies to munch on by the fire. You might be suffering instead of celebrating, but you can at least give your taste buds a party. These gingersnap cookies are soft and sweet enough to enjoy with a cold glass of milk. The hint
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How to make your own fall staycation

The idea of a fall break is bewildering to us UC Berkeley students. What is rest? What is relaxation? What is fun? Swimming through a sea of papers, midterms and homework, we’re drowning in academia. With almost 10 weeks of school done without a break, the upcoming three-day weekend is a
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Easy eggless scone recipe

When it’s Sunday morning, I often want to get creative for breakfast but don’t want to spend a lot of time actually cooking or shopping for fancy ingredients. I get tired of eating cereal and end up imagining myself eating a freshly baked scone with my cup of English Breakfast
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A taste of campfire

Imagine this: you’re in the mountains, gazing up at the stars. They glisten in the midnight-blue sky. You’re surrounded by nothing but the universe, trees at tall as skyscrapers and your closest friends. You feel the warmth of the campfire. Nothing else could make this better — except for some
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