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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Which closed down Berkeley business are you?

Unfortunately, Berkeley has taken a big hit after the closing of local businesses these past months. Although most of the vacancies have been filled with new tenants, we decided to pay homage to the wonderful establishments we have lost in the past year or two. Take this quiz to find out which
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Give me liberty or give me laundry

We could go on forever about all of the glorious parts about being home. It’s where the heart is — as well as the freedom from washing our own dishes. We get to spend time with our parents, and more importantly our dog, while dodging the responsibilities that weigh so heavily on us during
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Non-alcoholic eggnog

With the weather finally cooling down, ’tis the season to enjoy some decadent eggnog. This rich drink is traditionally served cold, but we at the Clog prefer a warmer brew to get us through the chilly nights. Feel free to upgrade this non-alcoholic eggnog by adding a 1/2 cup of rum,
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Best spots to relish winter near Berkeley

The end of the semester means the beginning of winter, and unfortunately that means the start of sad shivers for many of us. But for those of you who love bundling in layers of clothing, trading your sandals for boots and frolicking in the rain, get excited to break out of your
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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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Which Bay Area fall activity are you?

Now that fall is upon us, we at the Clog know that doing. and photographing, fall activities is a must. We at the Clog know you want that Instagram-worthy shot of you holding a pumpkin or that perfect Snapchat of you holding the new Starbucks cups (phew, glad that drama
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How to stay warm in Berkeley

With the winter months not too far ahead, and the weather (maybe) cooling down, it’s definitely time to start thinking about ways to stay warm and comfy in Berkeley. If you’re totally at a loss for how to keep your SoCal self cozy, have no fear, for the Clog’s here
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