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Chimay Trappist Beer deliciously educational

By Emily Brightman

October 31, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

The word “beer” doesn’t normally elicit thoughts of monks and monasteries, but in the case of Chimay Ale it absolutely should. Chimay comes exclusively from a brewery operated by Trappist monks in a monastery in southern Belgi...

The Spooky Seven of Halloween drinks

By Ashley Berger

October 30, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Mix things up this week with some delicious Halloween-themed potions and concoctions that will be sure to poison you and your friends. For mixed drinks, punches and shots that will spook up the festivities, try one of each of...

Video: Halloween Witch Hat Cupcakes Recipe

By Aviva Luttrell

October 26, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Arts Multimedia, Arts Videos, Food & Drink, Web-Exclusive

Halloween treats are fun, creative and easy to make. Watch how to make delicious Witch Hat Cupcakes! Halloween Witch Hat Cupcakes from Daily Collegian on Vimeo....

Halloween treats to spice up the holiday

By Lil James-Crook

October 25, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Time to be excited – Halloween is right around the corner. If you’re planning a Halloween party or just want to take a break from studying for midterms, these delicious and healthy Halloween treats could be a fun way to...

The Rubinoff Diaries

By Allie Connell

October 24, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

At $11.99 a bottle, in a slew of seemingly tantalizing flavors, Rubinoff vodka makes any trip to Liquors 44 a no brainer. If the mere mention of this alcoholic delicacy has sent shivers down your spine with a flashback to some horrible h...

Top Five Fall Favorites at Atkins Farms

By Emily Abrams

October 23, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

A recent trip to Atkins Farms, at the juncture of Bay Road and Rte. 116 in Amherst, revealed some old and new favorite items at this long-standing family farm and market. The farm stand is a year-round grocer for locals, but it...

Brightman: Treat yourself to Pretty Things

By Emily Brightman

October 17, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

The most prominent feature of any product from Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project is the packaging. With whimsical scenes straight out of fairy tales and brews with such mythical names as “Baba Yaga” and “Sisyphus,...

Specialty beers bring big flavor to fall season

By Emily Brightman

October 8, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Autumn has once again crept back into New England, which means it's time to retire the flip-flops and bust out the leather jackets for the brisk days and cool nights ahead. For most folks fall is the time for one last hurrah b...

DIY: Sweet Potato Soup

By Emily Abrams

October 3, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Food & Drink

As the weather turns from warm and humid to cool and crisp, I find my desire to leave my warm and cozy house slowly disappearing. And due to my love of cooking, I have been browsing online for the perfect fall recipe to warm me u...

DIY: Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Pancakes

By Katie Landeck

October 3, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Do-it-yourself, Food & Drink

Pancakes are a breakfast classic and a dinner favorite – who doesn’t love that good ol’ brinner? A fresh batch of pancakes made from scratch is always better than the mix that comes in a box, and since it only takes about 10 minutes to make the batter, it is definitely worth i...

Blinchiki serves as the ultimate breakfast

By Kristina Kulyabina

September 20, 2012

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Nothing gets me more than the smell of Mama’s fresh blinchiki crisping away on the hot frying pan. The Russian version of a crepe, called “blin” for short, truly beats all. Formulated with similar ingredients of a pancake,...

Blinchiki serves as the ultimate breakfast

By Kristina Kulyabina

September 18, 2012

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Food & Drink

Nothing gets me more than the smell of Mama’s fresh blinchiki crisping away on the hot frying pan. The Russian version of a crepe, called blin for short, truly beats all. Formulated with similar ingredients to that of a pancake, the final product is super thin, round and perfect. T...