Youtube Playlist: A Piece of Cake [MUSE]

Youtube Playlist: A Piece of Cake [MUSE]

Grace Xu

February 20, 2020

February is National Bake for Family Fun Month, and I swear that the most therapeutic activity—besides baking itself, of course—is watching baking videos. Those YouTube cooking channels (and I’m not talking about Buzzfeed Tasty, although those videos are fun too) with beautiful camera angles and AS...

Vanilla Meringues

Vanilla Meringues

December 13, 2018

This recipe was submitted by freshman Christina "Chris" Carmichael, who said this recipe is significant to her because it's one of the first recipes she workshopped by herself and inspired her love for baking. Ingredients: 4 large eggs 1 cup granulated sugar Steps: 1. Preheat oven ...

Oreo Pop-Tarts

Oreo Pop-Tarts

December 13, 2018

This recipe was submitted by junior Thomas Gimeno, who said he tried out this recipe for the first time during one of his annual hiking trip in North Carolina for a part of the Appalachian Trail with his mother. He said now it's a tradition for the two of them to eat these treats before the hikes. ...

Sunshine of your days, it’s Sugar Ray’s!

Sunshine of your days, it's Sugar Ray's!

Christina Yang

May 18, 2018

Where does your passion for baking come from? Growing up, I always loved watching “The Cake Boss;” that’s really where it came from. I just thought it was so cool that you could make something that means so much to people. You can make anything that goes with (your) passions, and you get ...

Corner Bakery Cafe Review [The Sweet Life]

Chocolate Baby Bundt Cake

Kris Otten and Caitlyn Burns

February 23, 2018

With its location in Clay Terrace, the Corner Bakery is a great place to take a break from shopping for a quick bite to eat. However, the desserts were not as good as we would have hoped.

Kitchen Traditions

Kitchen Traditions

Lin-Lin Mo and Lilly St. Angelo

December 12, 2016

HiLite Baking Contest Winner Sophomore Sydney Jones said she has been making and eating lemon bars during the holidays since childhood. Her family received the recipe when they traded their recipe for artichoke dip for their family friends’ lemon bar recipe. According to Jones, they’ve made t...

Irish You A Happy St. Patrick’s Day: Irish Soda Bread

Irish You A Happy St. Patrick's Day: Irish Soda Bread


March 17, 2014

Irish Soda Bread Soda bread was first introduced to Ireland in the 1800s when people did not have an oven to cook with. Instead, they cooked the bread in a cast-iron pot and put it directly over the flames. Since farmers back then had very little money, baking soda was an inexpensive and nonperi...

‘Baking a Difference’ bakes food for local charities

'Baking a Difference' bakes food for local charities


November 15, 2013

Baking a Difference club isn’t any ordinary charity-based club: Members of the club,  bake to help local charities and organizations. According to Molly Frank, co-president of Baking a Difference and sophomore, the club makes baked goods to give to charities and also sells the baked goods to raise money for charities. “I just ...

The Last S’more of Summer

The Last S'more of Summer

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October 15, 2013

Here at The SCOOP, we're having a little trouble letting go of the summer. Yes, it's getting cold. Yes, second quarter has begun. But we like to pretend it's still s'more season. Nothing recalls hot summers, glowing campfires and good company like a s’more. But if the s'more has one failing, it'...

Top Chef – Senior Conner Erickson plans to study the culinary arts



December 12, 2011

  What inspires you to cook? Mainly it’s my mother who inspired me to cook because every day of the week, she’d try to give our family of five a hot meal to eat for dinner and also for lunch on the weekends. Just all the effort she puts into it got me really wanting to cook. Is your...