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Baking with Susanna: Passover desserts

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Susanna Kemp, Editor-in-Chief
March 30, 2018
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Those of us celebrating Passover can’t eat anything with flour for eight days, which makes finding dessert to eat a challenge! Now, some people might use the holiday to take a break from sweets, but I like dessert, so . . . not me. Meringues are one of the classic Passover desserts, so I knew I wanted to make t...

Baking with Susanna: Espresso cinnamon rolls

Baking with Susanna: Espresso cinnamon rolls

Susanna Kemp, Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2018
Filed under Arts, Showcase

I’m impatient when it comes to breakfast. I eat cereal almost every morning, and I hardly ever make pancakes because I don’t feel like waiting half an hour after I wake up before I can eat. I’ll be honest, these cinnamon rolls still take about an hour and a half, but most cinnamon roll recipes ...

Baking with Susanna: Salted caramel & chocolate fudge

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Susanna Kemp, Co-Editor-in-Chief
January 4, 2018
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When I was younger, I went to summer camp. Every year, we went on a field trip to Six Flags, and I would buy fudge at one of those overpriced candy shops. So when I think of fudge, I think of summer days, good times and a group of girls huddling over a bag of candy with chocolate on their lips. Althou...

Baking with Susanna: Pie Edition

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Susanna Kemp, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 20, 2017
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Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, hands down. It’s the only time of year when my entire dad’s side of the family gathers in one place, and I love the food! My family always has both an apple pie and a pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving, and we all eat a slice of each. These are my recipes for both. ...

Baking with Susanna: granola

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Susanna Kemp, Co-Editor-in-Chief
October 30, 2017
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I eat a lot of granola. Like, a ridiculous amount. Some will say that granola is meant to go with yogurt, or even milk, but I am here to tell you otherwise. Granola is for eating by the handful, sans yogurt. The first thing I do almost every day when I get home from school is to go into the kitchen, open...

Baking with Susanna: Honey Cake

Baking with Susanna: Honey Cake

Susanna Kemp, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 18, 2017
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It’s a Jewish tradition to dip apples in honey or eat honey cake on Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, to represent the beginning of a sweet year. This week is not only the beginning of the Jewish new year, but also just the second full week of school. School may be more hectic than sweet for we seni...

Baking with Susanna: trail mix cookies

Baking with Susanna: trail mix cookies

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
June 10, 2017
Filed under Arts

As much as we would all love to pretend it isn’t so, finals are fast approaching. For me, cookies are a must-have during long periods of studying. These cookies are awesome because you can throw in a little of whatever you have on hand or whatever you’re in the mood for. If you’re allergic to nu...

Baking with Susanna: Mother’s Day Lemon Bars

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Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
May 13, 2017
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You can surprise your mom by doing a nice deed and making her happy by baking for her on Mother’s Day tomorrow! These lemon squares are awesome; they’re tangy and sweet at the same time. For all you cookie dough lovers, you’ll be in dough heaven with this crust. It’s like cookie dough crust,...

Baking with Susanna: Passover Flourless Chocolate Cake

Baking with Susanna: Passover Flourless Chocolate Cake

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Arts, Showcase

It’s Passover! That means many of us Jews don’t eat anything with flour for eight days. But it doesn’t mean no dessert; we just eat flourless desserts instead! Flourless chocolate cake is hands down one of my favorite desserts, regardless of whether it’s Passover or not. It’s just like normal...

Baking with Susanna: Saint Patrick’s Day parfaits

Baking with Susanna: Saint Patrick's Day parfaits

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
March 17, 2017
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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day to those who celebrate! I don’t often make fancy desserts. I eat my desserts because they taste good, and I’m usually too lazy for presentation or for dessert that requires utensils (except cake). But I have to say, this parfait is worth the time it takes to make it lo...

Baking with Susanna: Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Learn how to make red velvet Valentine's Day treats with Breaking News Editor Susanna! SUSANNA KEMP/SAGAMORE STAFF

Susanna Kemp, Breaking News Writing Editor
February 12, 2017
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Looking for something sweet to make for Valentine’s Day (or your next snow day)? These red velvet cupcakes are moist, easy to make and fun to decorate. Yield: 24 regular sized cupcakes or 72 mini cupcakes Ingredients Cupcakes 1 ½ cups vegetable oil 1 ½ cups granulated sugar 2 ...

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