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What your candle says about you

I think we can agree that there’s nothing cozier than a lit candle on your table, especially on a cold, dark fall night. A candle can emphasize a moment, so picking a regular favorite is like committing to be a certain kind of person. It’s not an absolutely crucial thing
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Almond citrus olive oil cake

My sister and I watched our mom try the olive oil cake we had just made. We held our breath as our mom looked up and stopped chewing. Worried that it didn’t turn out well, we waited for the verdict. My mom, however, broke into a big smile and exclaimed,
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Quiz: Which Pacific Cookie Company cookie Are You?

No matter how hard we try, we just can’t resist the temptation of a freshly-baked cookie from the Pacific Cookie Company. Whether the weather’s pouring buckets or hot enough to fry an egg on the sidewalk, there just isn’t an obstacle powerful enough to shift our hungry predator’s gaze away
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Herby summer julep recipe

This twist on the famed mint julep will have you dreaming of porch swings and big, white farm houses. Sip on this herby cocktail while munching on a juicy peach or a fat slice of pie to get the full Southern effect. We added thyme and lemon for a summery
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Summer cocktail recipes

Summer, we hope, means fewer responsibilities for those of us still in Berkeley and those of us who have ventured beyond our beloved Berkeley bubble. And with fewer responsibilities, we at the Clog are finding ourselves with more opportunities for indulgence. We can’t think of a better way to relax
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Madeleine recipe

It’s nearly midnight. You’re sitting at the ASUC Student Union, writing a paper for French R1B. It’s due in just a few hours, yet all you can think about is how you really, really, really want to sink your teeth into a sweet, spongy madeleine. You would much rather actually
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Lemon bar recipe

What better way to complement the random period of fine weather than making a batch of lemon bars? The buttery shortbread crust melts in your mouth, and the lemon filling instantly brightens up your palate. Not to mention, it’s so easy to make that you’ll have time to study for
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An easy, gourmet meal to make in your room

UC Berkeley students are always one of three things: tired, stressed or hungry. In order to survive, we’ve gotten used to getting only three hours of sleep, being stressed about not being stressed enough and eating one (and a half, if we’re lucky) meal a day. But, when we’re fortunate enough
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