Pancakes

Eggless pancakes from scratch

Ever since I was a little girl I’ve loved pancakes — almost as much as I’ve loved making them. Over the past 10 years, finding pancake recipes and perfecting them to my family’s taste has become a true art. Although my family eats eggs, my mom prefers pancakes without them, so I
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Crispy corned beef hash

On one very late Wednesday night, I sat squished in between good friends, tucked away in the plush couch cushions. Clutching a bowl of pomegranate seeds in one hand and a spoon in the other, I sank further and further into the sofa as my mind reeled over Alton Brown’s mad scientist-esque
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Raspberry orange smoothie

Summer may be a thing of the past, but the summer staple of smoothies certainly isn’t. With the weather reaching the mid-80s this weekend, stay cool with this tart and creamy drink that’s sure to keep you refreshed. Plus, midterms are just around the corner and a raspberry orange smoothie is
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Soft-poached eggs on toast

Eggs. Eggs are perfect. Their culinary uses are fairly close to boundless, they’re the most delicious and versatile breakfast food and they pack a protein punch. For the most part, we students feel comfortable with eggs; cracking them into cake mix, eating them raw in cookie dough, scrambling them with cheese and
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Where to go when you get a visitor

There’s so much to do in Berkeley, yet sometimes, it feels like we’re trapped in a bubble with nothing to do at all. Don’t worry, we’ve got you. Here at The Clog, we’re always looking for new places to go, new foods to try and scenic hills with beautiful skyline and sunset views. Whether you’re hungry or have a craving for nature, you’re sure to find something on this list that you can do next time your friend visits.
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Best brunch in Berkeley

We all know about that infamous long line at La Note. We at the Clog have waited over an hour for a table before being able to treat ourselves to a scrumptious brunch. But, unsurprisingly, La Note isn’t the only option in town to grab a bite with friends in the morning. Here are a few of our favorites based on the things we think matter to you.
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Challah French toast

Have you ever been left with some extra challah after a Friday night dinner? Have you ever just let it sit on your kitchen counter through the weekend until it’s stale and then not known what to do with it? Lucky for you, that stale challah you find lying around your kitchen Sunday morning can make for an excellent brunch. Here, we show you just how.
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North Beach

SF day trip: a little taste of Italy

By now, you’ve probably roamed through the streets of Chinatown and sat by the water at Fisherman’s Wharf. But perhaps you have yet to wander into the adjacent North Beach. North Beach is San Francisco’s Little Italy. It has historically been home to many Italian-Americans and used to be an actual beach before the city’s borders were extended. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing spot to read a book while sipping some high-quality espresso or simply looking to grab a hot slice of pizza, North Beach should definitely be your go-to spot.
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Where to eat when you visit Berkeley

Berkeley is home to a great many cheap and delicious eateries perfect for the student foodie. We at the Clog have compiled a list of the quintessential restaurants in Berkeley that you have to make a pit stop at during your visit to the city. While there are a lot
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How to be basic in Berkeley

You wake up bright and early in your triple residence hall room on a beautiful Friday morn. The sun is out, the sky is blue and the birds are chirping. “How did I get so lucky to live in a place like this?” you think as you marvel at the
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