Avocados: the Ultimate Super-Food

Avocados

Valentina Franco, Staff writer
December 17, 2013

In the state of constant sunshine, some cultivations flourish year-round. For example, we see avocados, whose nature does not permit them to grow in temperatures below 20 degrees Fahrenheit, constantly in grocery stores, trees, orchards, farmers markets, etc. Even with such availability, it seems as... Read more »

December Recipe of the Month

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Lizzi Rigolo, Entertainment Editor
December 7, 2012

Snowman Poop, Puppy Chow, White Trash, or whatever you call it, is an awesome, easy recipe that’s good for any holiday party. Here’s what you’ll need! 9 cups of Chex Cereal 1 cup of your choice of chocolate (melted) 1/2 cup smooth peanut butter (melted) 1-2 tsp of vanilla extract 1/4... Read more »

Fall’s Upon Us

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Francesca Ranieri, Video Editor
October 10, 2012

As the season of autumn falls upon us, many of the neighborhood favorite food locations are bringing out their seasonal favorites. The newly opened Dunkin Donuts, on Forest Hill Blvd, has brought out there pumpkin muffins, donuts, munchkins, and even pumpkin cream cheese. Their drink specials kick it... Read more »

Putting the “Thanks” in Thanksgiving

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Briana Erickson, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 22, 2011

Ah.   There’s nothing like the taste of a fresh turkey in November.   Or stuffing.   Or the “melt in your mouth” mashed potatoes.   Or the cranberry sauce.   Or the ravishingly decorated cornucopia placed on the table.   And, let’s not forget the pumpkin pie.   I... Read more »

FroYo–Not as Healthy as It’s Served Up to Be

Samantha Pescatore, Business Manager
November 1, 2011

Just the word frozen yogurt instantly puts the idea into one’s head that this delicious dessert is healthy. People assume that just because it’s “yogurt” that it’s good for them. Unfortunately, most frozen yogurts aren’t as healthy as they seem.   “I think frozen yogurt is healthy... Read more »