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Students weigh in on summer food spots

Dairy Queen is a popular ice cream chain with many NJ locations. Ice cream is the number one summer treat, according to Delish.
Local restaurants satisfy hungry students when the weather turns warm
June 15, 2018

Burgers sizzling on grills. Ice cream melting in bowls. Food is an essential factor in every teenager’s summer. CHS students weighed in on their favorite summer food spots and trends in preparation for...

Recipe: Cozy chocolate chip cookies

Recipe: Cozy chocolate chip cookies
January 18, 2018

As the smoke alarm screeches once again, I know what must be happening downstairs: someone in my family is cooking. Bad cooking might be in the Ward Family genes. None of us have the will or talent...

Recipe: Dunkin’ Donuts

Recipe: Dunkin' Donuts
January 18, 2018

When it comes to desserts, donuts never fail to brighten up the day. During a sleepover a couple years back, as the clock ticked closer to midnight, my friends and I heard the doorbell echo through the...

Recipe: Apple peanut butter bowl

Apple peanut butter bowl
January 18, 2018

When I was a kid, snack time was my favorite time of day. When the clock struck three, I ran into the kitchen and headed straight for the pantry to look for my favorite snacks: pretzels, chips and cookies....

Recipe: Uncrustable alternative

Recipe: Uncrustable alternative
January 18, 2018

My mother has been a Costco gold-star member since I knew how to walk through those sliding warehouse doors. But it wasn’t until 2015 that she purchased what would be my favorite lunch to this day:  Uncrustables. Since...

Recipe: Quick and easy brownies

Quick and easy brownies
January 17, 2018

Being a high school student with a busy schedule, I can never find the time to bake anymore. I missed having a steady supply of desserts on hand to satisfy my sweet tooth. I scoured the aisles of Shoprite...

Recipe: Berry filled Hamantaschen

Berry filled Hamantaschen
January 17, 2018

My mom, who was raised Jewish, always stocks our cabinets with a few batches of delicious Hamantaschen, a traditional Jewish cookie. But this year, their sweet, buttery taste proved to be extremely versatile. My...

Recipe: Belgian beauties

Belgian beauties
January 17, 2018

There is no better way to wake up on a bright Sunday morning than to the smell of homemade waffles. I have had a sweet tooth my entire life, and nothing satisfies my early morning sugar craving like...

Recipe: California rolls

California rolls
January 17, 2018

Every Tuesday last season, my softball team and I went to Ginza, a restaurant in Ocean, to eat sushi. We wanted to get to know each other better. It was a cheap way to spend time together eating sushi,...

Recipe: Gallo Guacamole

Gallo Guacamole
January 17, 2018

Living with a family who loves to entertain, chips and dip are a weekend staple in my house. Whether it’s a family party or just friends over, my house is always crowded. As the Costco bill kept...

Recipe: Peanut butter sandwich cookies

Peanut butter sandwich cookies
January 17, 2018

As I walked through Whole Foods the other night, my sister excitedly showed me a display of peanut butter sandwich cookies. Immediately, we both were brought back to the days where we would spend hours...

Recipe: Funfetti cake

Funfetti cake
January 17, 2018

Michelle Beekman graduated from college over 20 years ago. She was baking cakes then, and she still bakes cakes now. Holiday and birthday cakes are her specialty. With tons of white icing and her Wilton...

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