Your guide to UC Berkeley-themed holiday cookies

Without a doubt, the best part of the holiday season is the wonderful excuse to eat ungodly amounts of delicious, delicious food. The holidays would not be the holidays without the chocolates, the candy canes, the cakes, the fudge and — possibly our favorite — the cookies. Whether you are
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Pie crust cookie recipe

We love all things miniature. Something about normal-sized objects being shrunk down to dwarf-like proportions makes us squeal with joy and delight. A perusal of Pinterest will show that an abundance of others feels the exact same way as us. If there’s a loved food item, some super baker has
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Yes, you pump-CAN: vegan pumpkin bread

Fall is certainly upon us: We can walk to class without regretting wearing a jacket, we no longer have to switch over to iced coffee when the day heats up and, most notably, it’s officially pumpkin season. For those of us who still haven’t tossed out our maggot-y pumpkin remains
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Mini kale mushroom quiche

Before coming to college, I had no idea how many eggs I would eat here. It’s not something I had ever thought about: how cheap eggs are in comparison to most meat. Then suddenly, I realized eating meat with the majority of my meals was a luxury that could not
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Baking healthy: zucchini banana muffins

It’s another day, which means another craving for baked goods. Today, muffins immediately came to mind — fresh out of the oven and full of cinnamon-y goodness. We didn’t just want a dessert, though. We wanted a muffin that we could eat for breakfast without feeling guilty and feeling like
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The guide to the ultimate mug cake

When settling into my too-worn-in sofa, wearing pajamas that are also a little too worn in, I always feel as though I’m forgetting something. Cheesy romantic comedy? Check. Glasses on and makeup off? Check. Then, I realize I forgot a snack: the most important prerequisite for a movie night. Rummaging
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Bake your way into someone’s heart

Today is Valentine’s Day, and if you’re a procrastinator, this post is for you. Baked goods are a simple way to impress your current (or future) lover, crush, the homeless of Berkeley, that hot GSI, roommate or whomever your heart desires with one of these five homemade treats!  1. Macarons   
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Pumpkin bread for Halloween

Even though Halloween is just around the corner, indulging your sweet tooth is a timeless tradition. So is indulging in absolutely delicious food such as this pumpkin bread, which will have you reaching for another slice the moment the first hits your tongue. Ingredients: 2 cups of all-purpose flour 1
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DIY project: Baking black sesame cake

Ever since I first tried black sesame buns in high school, I fell in love with black sesame desserts. I fantasized about black sesame cake, butter, cookies, macarons and bread. Two months ago, after talking to my mother about the vast possibilities for black sesame and joking around about opening
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Chocolate banana bread for any occasion

Few things in this world are better than some warm banana bread, fresh out of the oven. It’s essentially cake that can be eaten in the morning with no questions asked or eyebrows raised, and who doesn’t love that?
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