An open letter to Pumpkin Spice

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Dear Pumpkin Spice,  God knows I adore you. Your spicy-sweet aroma is mouthwatering, and you taste like a combination of chai, snickerdoodles and a warm hug. I have some issues, however, with how you arrive on supermarket shelves earlier and earlier each year.   Septembers are meant for new beginnings:
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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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Holiday gingerbread waffles

Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s officially “socially acceptable” to start celebrating the holiday season. What breakfast is more festive than gingerbread waffles? The holiday spices are just what you need to have a wintry and festive morning. What you’ll need: 3 cups flour 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/8 cup pearl
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Thanksgiving survival guide

It’s that time of year again, Bears. Scarier than Halloween, more stressful than finals week and less fun than a trip to the dentist, Thanksgiving is a day fraught with peril for college students. We at the Clog know your pain, and we want to make sure that you survive
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Pumpkin spice French toast

Craving a delicious fall-inspired breakfast? Try out this easy recipe for pumpkin spice French toast! Nowadays you can find pumpkin spice-flavored everything, so why not try it in French toast form? Let your inner basic-ness shine through by making this yummy breakfast on a chilly fall day. Enjoy! What you’ll need:
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