What your favorite Girl Scout cookie says about you

It’s that time of the year again — the New Year’s resolution diets have wound down and the warm months are too far off to worry about getting that spring break bod. Oh yes, dearest readers, it’s Girl Scout cookie season. Everyone has their favorites, and here at the Clog
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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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Nostalgic sugar cookies

It was Christmas Eve, and my sister and I hadn’t done any baking whatsoever, causing us to go into a frenzy: How can a holiday season possibly go by without baking? Since we were simultaneously eager to bake something and hesitant, given our previous homemade sugar cookie fiascos, we searched
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Gingersnap cookie recipe

It’s not really a holiday celebration without cookies to munch on by the fire. You might be suffering instead of celebrating, but you can at least give your taste buds a party. These gingersnap cookies are soft and sweet enough to enjoy with a cold glass of milk. The hint
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Surviving rest of this semester

It’s finally here: one month until the end of the semester. While these next four weeks are bound to fly by, the obstacles standing inbetween you and winter break are daunting. All that’s apparent is that there are bound to be tears, sleepless nights and multiple declarations of running away
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The way the cookie crumbles pt. 2

Few things in life are as devastating as losing a loved one, and the closing of Pacific Cookie Company’s hallowed doors today are no exception. Today, Friday 11th, is sadly the last day that Pacific Cookie Company will be open here in Berkeley. The sacred space of savory sweets has recently
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How to eat a 4-course meal in class

Now that Thanksgiving is only a few weeks away, we at the Clog know you’re thinking about that upcoming multi-course meal. We know you’re craving pumpkin pies, mashed potatoes and turkey in every class every single day, so we want to help you out. We have determined a way that
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A love letter to Trader Joe’s

Everyone has their happy place. For us at the Clog, it’s the hallowed halls of Trader Joe’s, and we think it’s high time we properly confess our one true love for the only grocery store in our life.
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How to make your own fall staycation

The idea of a fall break is bewildering to us UC Berkeley students. What is rest? What is relaxation? What is fun? Swimming through a sea of papers, midterms and homework, we’re drowning in academia. With almost 10 weeks of school done without a break, the upcoming three-day weekend is a
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