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Molasses cookies

 As a kid, my favorite cookies were the Trader Joe’s Gingerbread Molasses Cookies. While it may no longer be fall (a season filled with spices) or winter (a season filled with gingerbread), I thought it would be fun to revisit my childhood and take a crack at making my favorite
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Sick and starving?

You’re sick. You don’t feel well enough to make the trek to Safeway to buy your favorite tomato soup, your mother is 400 miles away and can’t make you some of her special chicken soup, nothing on Postmates sounds appetizing and your roommate has little to no cooking ability. Don’t
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Gin mule recipe

There’s nothing quite like a Moscow Mule — simple and refreshing, with a gingery kick. Savor the last little bit of summer and pour yourself a drink. We at the Clog have decided to change things up by substituting the classic vodka in this drink with gin. Just grab your
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Ginger lime soda

I love summer and I love soda, but commercial sodas are so packed with refined sugar and unnatural shit that I frankly can’t stomach it. So, I decided to make my own. I went to Berkeley Bowl and browsed the produce section to see what moved me. I spied a beautiful bounty of fresh, young ginger root and that inspired me to make ginger lime syrup. I picked up a piece of regular ginger and a piece of young ginger, which has a thinner, lighter skin and slightly sweeter, less intense flavor.
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Celebrate National Iced Tea Day

National Iced Tea Day on June 10 is yet another holiday in a slew of nonsense celebrations throughout the summer months. We haven’t a clue who makes up these holidays, nor can we find a reason why they are of any real importance, but who cares? Iced tea is our
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