How to boil water successfully

One recipe that you need to have in your repertoire is how to boil water. Boiled water can be used to make a variety of gourmet dishes: white rice, chicken soup and, most importantly, every pasta dish ever. Boiled water is a childhood favorite that will remind you of every
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A simple but delicious brunch at La Note Provencal

Brunch in Berkeley is one of the best meals a college student can experience, whether it is at the dining commons, the coffee shop down the street or in bed. But sometimes you have to relinquish the convenient pleasures of breakfast in bed in order to get something far better,
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Quiz: what should I eat right now?

As college kids, we are bombarded with a lot of choices — which problem set to tackle first, which midterm to study for, which club to join, and then, on top of all those decisions, there’s food. At times, there are so many options you just can’t decide what to eat.
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Oats 101: 7 kinds of oats and how to prepare them

When it comes to oats, there are a number of terms thrown around that can sound unfamiliar to a lot of people: quick oats, steel-cut oats, old-fashioned oats, rolled oats, oat groats, Irish oats — the list seems endless. Especially if you’re at your local grocery store, it feels more comfortable
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The story of KoJa Kitchen

If you somehow missed it while you walked from Southside to campus, Telegraph Avenue has a new resident. KoJa Kitchen, an Asian fusion joint that serves up melanges of Korean and Japanese dishes on Southside, launched in Berkeley late last year. You may have originally known KoJa Kitchen as a
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4 of Berkeley’s favorite sandwich shops

Take a look at a sandwich. Hold it between your hands, and you note that it’s really nothing more than a hodgepodge of neatly stacked ingredients between two slices of bread. It’s simple and foolproof, or in other words, it’s something you can’t mess up even if the kitchen is
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Inspired by Whole Foods: how to make sweet potato quesadillas

Everything in the prepared foods section of Whole Foods looks amazing and professional. One item that stands out is the colorful sweet potato quesadilla. Why not try to make some yourself? Don’t be intimidated: Making one quesadilla only takes about 15 minutes, and you will only need access to a
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Seniore’s Pizza caters to extreme late-night hours

Berkeley cannot seem to get enough pizza. The pizza business has exploded in the Telegraph area. New pizzerias keep popping up on Southside, each claiming to have its own unique character and story. On Durant Avenue, right across from Asian Ghetto, Seniore’s Pizza has joined the ridiculous number of pizza
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