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What would you bring to a Thanksgiving gathering?
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What would you bring to a Thanksgiving gathering?

Soy-Glazed Sweet Potatoes, from Eating Well Jon Riddle ’16 INGREDIENTS 3 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed and quartered lengthwise 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons brown sugar 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons mirin or sweet sherry 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 tablespoon sesame seeds DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat…

Review: B.O.A.T.S 2: #Me Time Deluxe
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Review: B.O.A.T.S 2: #Me Time Deluxe

2Chainz is just like the rest of us. He gets hungry. And when 2Chainz get hungry, he puts on his Versace apron and gets down to business. Now, with the release of B.O.A.T.S 2: #Me Time Deluxe, 2Chainz is reaching into his deep flavorful pockets and bringing his bomb-ass cooking to the masses. His new…

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Across the River Restaurant Reviews: Bryant-Lake Bowl

I have an internship in Minneapolis, but because I take the limited-stop bus No. 144, in my mind I never leave campus, leading the sort of comatose existence that continual work and academia will bring about. When Noah Koch, friend and fellow Mpls intern, proposed that I meet him after work at the Walker Art…

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Team Sweet and Sour wins Mac’s annual Iron Chef cook-off

This past Saturday, 29 students competed in Chinese Culture Club’s Iron Chef cook-off, preparing around 25 dishes in under two hours, with self-named team “Sweet and Sour” taking home the prize. The competition, aimed at promoting cultural exchange through food culture, especially Chinese food, challenged teams of participating students to create dishes incorporating a secret…

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Across the River Restaurant Reviews: Modern Times Cafe

This past weekend, my parents were in town and wanted to take me out to breakfast. Let that sink in for a moment. Other times I may have been relegated to the delicious breakfast joints within walking distance—Shish, the Neighborhood Café, and the like—but this time, my parents had a car, making the whole Twin…

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Iron Chef-inspired recipes

Pork Dumplings Ingredients: 3/4 Pounds ground pork 100 3.5 inch square wonton wrappers (you can find these in most Asian aisles at groceries or even where you’d find ravioli wrappers at the market) 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root 4 cloves minced garlic 2 tablespoons thinly sliced green onions 4 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons…

Kyle’s Kitchen F***- ups: Cooking when you aren’t a cook
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Kyle’s Kitchen F***- ups: Cooking when you aren’t a cook

College is a time for self-discovery through experimentation. This process has been vital to my Macalester experience. I’d like to tell you about one such personal experimentation. Like other choices to experiment, this is something I hardly did before coming to Macalester. In fact, the few times I tried in high school, it left me…

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F&D Calendar of Events

American Spirits: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition— This exhibit will be on view at the Minnesota History Center from Nov. 9 through March 16 of next year. Tickets are on sale for the Bootlegger’s Ball which is this Friday, Nov. 8 from 8 to 11 p.m. The event offers a first look at the…

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