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BUILD YOUR OWN — Homemade pan pizzas are super easy to make and you can add whatever combination of toppings you want. I made mine with peppers and spinach to feel like I was eating more veggies.

Cooking with Kata — Pan pizza

Katarina Rothhorn, Editor-in-chief September 21, 2022

This is a recipe that might seem somewhat complicated and yes, it does take some planning ahead, but most of the time spent on this recipe is waiting for the dough to rise. You could easily work this recipe...

You can cook up your gnocchi any way you like, but I recommend frying them in a pan with some butter and herbs. Frying them will add more flavor and a crispier exterior.

Cooking with Kata — Carrot gnocchi

Katarina Rothhorn, Editor-in-chief September 8, 2022

When making the decision to move out of the dorms, one of the biggest deciding factors for me was having access to my own kitchen. Cooking my own meals is not only a way for me to have complete control...

Opinion—Thrive with these five plant-based meals

Opinion—Thrive with these five plant-based meals

Olivia Apa, Staff Writer March 18, 2022
It’s so important to be eating enough food, and enough of the foods that are going to make your body feel good, especially with social lives and school work, cabin fever and jobs. The beautiful thing about cooking is that it can be entirely experimental and fun. It’s good to know that you put love and thought into the foods you consume.
MAKING KIMCHI—Kimchi is easy to make, nutritious and full of beneficial bacteria which can help your gut. Try making it; your health might thank you!

Opinion—Kimchi: my flavor of the month

Maggie Duly, Social Media Editor November 10, 2021
Recently, I’ve been obsessed with this one recipe that may or may not be very nutritious. I call it college ramen but I try to make it chic. Yeah, okay, the base of this dish is everyone’s favorite: Maruchan Ramen. What really brings this dish home is the toppings. Kimchi is a staple food in Korean cuisine and it is the real star of my daily dinner. It’s a traditional side dish of fermented vegetables, most often napa cabbage.
FALL SNACK-Now that our gardens are producing more than we could ever eat, its time to get creative with snack recipes.

Cooking with Maggie: Healthy harvesting hacks

Maggie Duly, Social Media Editor September 20, 2021
It’s just about harvest season in Northern Michigan. Soon the nights will get too cold for open windows and the leaves will crunch under our feet. Perhaps this year you finally lived out your fantasy of having a lush summer garden full of fresh veggies and herbs. But now comes the overwhelming act of harvesting all your fresh goodies, and oh dear, there’s quite a lot.
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