Three layered cake recipe

No, this is not a wedding cake if that’s what you’re thinking. But to break tradition, why bake a one layered cake when you can have three? Be creative and bring your architect skills to the table! What you’ll need:  1 1/2 cups sugar 3/4 cup butter 3 eggs 3 teaspoons
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Egg baked in avocado

Sometimes even the foodiest of foodies finds themselves with an empty fridge. My tummy was rumbling and the six pack of Corona seemed slightly unsuitable for 10 a.m. After a fair bit of rummaging, I found a somewhat overripe avocado half, an old, kind of manky packet of thyme and
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Mushroom and goat cheese farfalle

Pasta is one of the easiest and cheapest meals you can cook for yourself, so why not do it right? Be sure to choose a fun pasta such as farfalle, or bow tie, pasta, which needn’t just be saved for black tie events. And remember the key to a great pasta dish is minimalism — two or three key ingredients so one doesn’t overpower the others. So throw in your favorite veggies and cheese, in good balance, and chances are you’re going to have an amazing meal.
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Ginger lime soda

I love summer and I love soda, but commercial sodas are so packed with refined sugar and unnatural shit that I frankly can’t stomach it. So, I decided to make my own. I went to Berkeley Bowl and browsed the produce section to see what moved me. I spied a beautiful bounty of fresh, young ginger root and that inspired me to make ginger lime syrup. I picked up a piece of regular ginger and a piece of young ginger, which has a thinner, lighter skin and slightly sweeter, less intense flavor.
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Veggie breakfast hash

As students, it’s tough for us to make breakfast special. Whether we’re rushing to our internship, full-time job or daily 8 a.m. lecture, mornings are reserved for copious amounts of coffee, a smoothie or maybe an energy bar. Let’s bring the heartiness and love back to breakfast with this veggie hash
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Sesame balls recipe

It’s summer and, besides sleeping and eating, what else can you do? It seems as though every waking hour not spent lazing around watching Netflix or cooling off in the pool is spent eating. But what about that summer bod? Fear not, for we at the Clog have created a recipe for a special kind of sesame balls that’ll not only make your stomach quite happy, but also keep you from shoving more snacks into your mouth.
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Cumin roasted carrots with chevre and avocado

As I excitedly wandered the overflowing aisles at Berkeley Bowl in search of inspiration in the form of fresh produce, I spied the most beautiful rainbow carrots. I recalled a recipe for roasted carrots with yogurt and avocado from the Smitten Kitchen, so I grabbed a bunch and decided to
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Blueberry lemon cake

While baking simple cookies and other quick bites during the semester may have been enough to satisfy our sweet tooth, with summer upon us, we at the Clog know we can get more complicated. But what should you make on your next lazy weekend? Luckily, we have an idea. Blueberries and
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Rosé sangria

Saturday is National Rosé Day, so we at the Clog thought we would celebrate good times and whip up a pitcher of this refreshing, fruity rosé sangria. The fresh summer fruits bring a bright sweetness to this pink punch, while the triple sec offers a citrus punch to the aftertaste.
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Peach and blueberry pie

This isn’t an easy recipe. This will take you hours and you’ll learn a few new techniques. But we at the Clog think that summer is the time for experimenting in the kitchen and utilizing seasonal ingredients for more complicated recipes because we have the time. Leave the pot noodle and pasta with red sauce for the school year and embark on a culinary journey that’ll leave a crunch and sugary, bright sweetness in your mouth.
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