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Mallow Makin’ : four marshmallow based creations

A picture of the four marshmallow creations mentioned in the story: rice krispies, marshmallow pops, marshmallow men, and a marshmallow based face mask.
February 11, 2020

Marshmallows are a hallmark of winter — a soft and squishy delicacy that many enjoy, whether it’s marshmallows alone or with a classic treat like hot cocoa. Aside from these typical marshmallow uses,...

Bite Club’s chocolate taste test

Sophomore and treasurer Jayanti Jha starts the meeting off by presenting about different types of dark chocolate.
Members learn about the health benefits of dark chocolate
December 20, 2019
Members learn about the health benefits of dark chocolate

Dessert Detectives: Dolce Bella Chocolate Cafe

Dessert Detectives: Dolce Bella Chocolate Cafe
Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
December 4, 2018

wice a month, El Estoque takes on a new case at a bakery or café, trying to decipher the quality and cost of the most popular items. Continuing the alphabetical trend, we went to Dolce Bella Chocolate...

Dessert Detectives: Alexander’s Pâtisserie

Dessert Detectives: Alexander's Pâtisserie
Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste
October 22, 2018
Reviewing popular menu items based on quality and taste

Chocolate as a means of motivation

Chocolate as a means of motivation
September 25, 2011

Amongst scattered papers and pens, a medium-sized glass jar of Hershey’s Kisses sits at the edge of geometry teacher David Greenstein’s desk. “Do you like chocolate?” He offers...

Kitchen stadium chaos

Kitchen stadium chaos
November 21, 2009

This year's Iron Chef Cook-off lacked the pizazz and sizzling colors of last year's event There were signs that this year's cook-off was going to be as dreary as the weather. It all started...

Viva la Vivanno

September 26, 2008

Starbucks new guilt-less pleasure reviewed For starters, it tastes like it might actually be made of real chocolate. Then the banana flavor kicks in as a reminder that this is not just a chocolate...

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