Respect the Drink, Karen: People should still appreciate cold drinks regardless of cold weather

Respect the Drink, Karen: People should still appreciate cold drinks regardless of cold weather

Livvie Hurley

November 15, 2019

With winter quickly approaching, many people look forward to drinking hot chocolate and other warm beverages every day in the morning, but I will not participate in this part of winter cheer. This is because I’m not willing to give up my favorite cold drinks just because the weather changes. As...

Winning Recipe: Christmas Tree Brownies

Winning Recipe: Christmas Tree Brownies

December 13, 2018

This recipe was submitted by juniors Claire Van Meter and Gretchen Fehn, who said they have a best friend baking tradition of baking a different recipe each year. They decided to bake these brownie treats this year because they wanted to make a dessert that didn't take a lot of time, but still looked...

Chinese New Year Recipe – Fa Gao

Chinese New Year Recipe - Fa Gao

Rachael Tan

February 15, 2018

Learn how to make Fa Gao, a traditional Chinese pastry often served on Chinese New Year.

Not Your Usual Santa Babies

Not Your Usual Santa Babies


December 14, 2015

With the  holidays approaching there is sure   to be more baking around the house. Mini Santas are a great way to get in the spirit of the season because they’re easy to make, fun to eat and simply delicious. Since holidays are about spending time with family and friends, try this original recipe...

DIY Dough-licious Pretzels


April 23, 2015

With National Pretzel Day coming up this Sunday, try out this simple recipe. 1 | Put the warm water in a large bowl. Sprinkle the yeast on top. Let this stand for about five minutes, until the mixture looks frothy. If the mixture doesn’t froth up properly, either the yeast is old or the water is th...

DIY Nutella Cookies

DIY Nutella Cookies


January 22, 2015

Ingredients (makes 24 cookies) 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour 1 1/4 tsp. baking soda 1/4 tsp. salt 1 cup unsalted butter 1 1/4 cups packed dark brown sugar 1/4 cup white sugar 1 large egg plus 1 egg yolk 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract 1 tbsp. plain Greek yogurt 2 cups semi-sweet or dark chocolate chips ...

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'...

Halloween is coming soon, and everyone looks forward to the candies and sweets. Impress your friends, family and favorite trick-or-treaters with these delicious recipes


October 19, 2011

Chocolate-Dipped Ladyfingers Ingredients: •    1 12-ounce package of ladyfinger cookies, such as Stella D’Oro (any brand will work) •    1 cup Ghiradelli Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking Chips •    ¼ cup orange and black Halloween sprinkles or other colored candy toppings Directions: Melt chocolat...

Vegetarian Spaghetti Recipe


March 13, 2009

By Jinny Zhang <[email protected]> Ingredients 1 (16 ounce) package uncooked whole wheat spaghetti 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons garlic, minced 3 large tomatoes, diced 1 red onion, chopped 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 cup zucchini, chopped 1/...