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Gastronomi Klonowski: The key to great summer dessert

The Mac Weekly

April 29, 2016

Over the course of this school year, I’ve become known among my Mac friend groups for baked goods just as much as for being large. It’s become a staple of my persona, to the point where some friends are jokingly angry each ti...

Gastronomi Klonowski: We must be nuts

April 15, 2016

The Minnesotan spring is finally upon us! In the past few weeks we saw the outbreak of shorts and flip-flops on campus that tends to occur each time the temperature tops 50. Now, highs have jumped into the 70s, and the spirit of...

Gastronomi Klonowski: Veggie tales from spring break

March 25, 2016

Nice work! You’ve made it through your first week back from break! It appears that your brain didn’t atrophy too much from the week off, and soon you’ll be settled into a rhythm for the rest of the semester. Hopefully yo...

Gastronomi Klonowski: In the Mornin’, I’m Makin’ Waffles…With Chicken!

March 11, 2016

I know. It sounds really weird. But the way I see it, it wouldn’t be a thing if it weren’t secretly delicious, right? Whenever I mention this combination, the reactions fall into one of two general categories. Those who ha...

Gastronomi Klonowski: Four-season BBQ in a crock pot

March 4, 2016

If last Saturday’s beautiful February sunshine and warmth are any indication, spring is on its way to Minnesota, and with any luck summer weather will follow close on its heels. I know that’s grossly optimistic, but as I ...

Gastronomi Klonowski: It comes from the Greek

February 26, 2016

Ordinarily I have one simple rule for the recipes I put in this column. No matter how good something sounds in the cookbook, I have to make it myself at least once as a quality control. To date, no dish has failed to make the cu...

Gastronomi Klonowski: Valentine’s Cake

February 12, 2016

Even as large (and old) as I am, I’m still a big sucker for stuffed animals. Their fluffy cuteness is NOT something to be underestimated or taken lightly. I’d be the first to admit I still sleep with a beloved stuffed puppy ev...

Gastronomi Klonowski: Spicy Sriracha Chicken or Tuna

February 5, 2016

If I’m being honest, this is more of a summer dish. It makes me nostalgic for the sunny July days when I enjoyed a sandwich on Bateman Plaza, watching the Institute for Talented Youth kids have a heated rock-paper-scissors to...

Gastronomi Klonowski: Muffin with attitude

January 29, 2016

Welcome back to your second home in the frozen North and to a brand new semester of Gastronomi-Klonowski! If you’re as excited as I am to hit the kitchen and cook up some good grub this Spring, you’re probably fooling yourself. An...

Gastronomi Klonowski: ‘Tis the season for pumpkin pie

November 20, 2015

By Klonowski tradition, Thanksgiving is very much a family affair. When I say that, I don’t just mean a big meal shared between me, my brother and our parents. I’m talking ten relatives who balance their crammed plates on...

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