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Happy not turkey day: A vegan Thanksgiving recipe lineup
Happy not turkey day: A vegan Thanksgiving recipe lineup
Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer • November 26, 2020

Happy NotTurkey Day: Last Minute Vegan Thanksgiving Recipe Lineup  I am a vegan, and my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving—there, I...

Becoming vegan: a beginner
Becoming vegan: a beginner's guide to veganism, with a Wilmington twist
Meredith Stogner, Contributing Writer • November 11, 2020
Switching to a vegan lifestyle can seem intimidating at first, but between its numerous health, environmental, and animal welfare benefits, it’s becoming more and more popular. If you’re new to veganism but want to know more, read this guide. I have been a vegan for over 7 years and I’m excited to share my recipes, tips and recommendations. In this ultimate beginner’s guide to veganism with a Wilmington twist, you’ll find grocery stores, restaurants and brand recommendations as well as my favorite vegan breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes.
Baking for Beginners: Pumpkin Roll
Baking for Beginners: Pumpkin Roll
Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor • October 23, 2020
The headline here is a little misleading so I’ll be honest, this is an intermediate level recipe. You will need to be an avid fan of "The Great British Baking Show" or at least have a second pair of helping hands that are a little more skilled than you! But Halloween is coming soon, making this is the perfect opportunity to challenge yourself with a classic fall treat.
Turkish coffee shortbread cookies. Photo by Cierra Noffke
Baking for Beginners: Stress-free shortbread cookies
Cierra Noffke, Culture Editor • September 10, 2020
This recipe, a variation on shortbread cookies, is for Turkish Coffee Shortbread Cookies and takes in entirety about 20 minutes to make (10 min to prep, 10 min to bake).
Photo by Lauren Wessell
Baking for Beginners: No-Bake Cookies
Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor • June 2, 2020

In this edition of Baking for Beginners, we are not baking! At all! These will be the easiest cookies you will EVER make. I found this recipe here and...

Fresh banana peanut butter pancakes. Photo by Lauren Wessell.
Baking for beginners: Peanut Butter Banana Pancakes
Lauren Wessell, Managing Editor • May 18, 2020

This quick and simple pancake recipe is a great way to switch up your morning routine during the pandemic! I based my pancakes off of this recipe from the...

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Baking for beginners: Chocolate Chess Pie
Lauren Wessell April 25, 2020

Before the pandemic, my baking skills were limited to boxed brownies and transferring cookie dough from the packaging to the pan. But now, during...

TacoRoos location at S College and College Acres, pictured as of 23 November 2019.
Cookout-owned TacoRoos to open soon near campus
Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer • November 23, 2019

TacoRoos, a taco restaurant owned by the burger chain CookOut, is set to soon open on the corner of College Road and College Acres Drive. The...

A big Thanksgiving meal is an American tradition, but overeating on holidays happens in countries all over the world, according to a new study.
14 tips for holiday healthy eating
Sydney Blair, Contributing Writer • November 22, 2019

Nearly 10 Thanksgivings ago, I ate too much turkey and ended up on the couch nearly in tears from my own physical discomfort. Although I was...

The United States Department of Agriculture released on June 2 the MyPlate ( graphic that replaces the familiar food pyramid. It emphasizes fruit, vegetable, grains, protein and dairy foods. (Allison Long/Kansas City Star/MCT)
Food for thought: Q&A with campus dietitian
Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor • April 13, 2019

Eating “healthy” can be difficult for students. There are several ways to get information on healthy eating and “dieting,” like social...

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Best features of Wilmington coffee shops
Samantha Dickerson, Lifestyles Editor • March 10, 2019

Although many people have been to at least one coffee shop in Wilmington, they may not stop to think about what makes some of the shops special...

Photo credit: Rebekah Ferrell
REVIEW: P.T.’s Olde Fashioned Grille
Rebekah Ferrell, Contributing Writer • February 15, 2019
Where I’m from, we don’t have a P.T.’s Old Fashioned Grille, so I can assure you that if I had tasted then what I’ve tasted now, I would have moved South a lot sooner. P.T.’s is a franchise restaurant in North Carolina that seems to cater primarily to college-age students.
The Grinders Caffe
Grinders Caffe' reopens at new location
Jonny Berrios, Staff Writer • February 13, 2019

Grinders Caffe’, known for its creative atmosphere and great coffee, has relocated and reopened within the vicinity of UNC Wilmington. The...

The storefront of the Causeway Cafe, located in Wrightsville Beach. The restaurant, which opened in 1987, will close its doors on Sunday, Nov. 4.
Wrightsville Beach favorite Causeway Cafe closing this weekend
Noah Thomas, Editor in Chief • October 30, 2018

After more than three decades of service to the people of Wilmington, Causeway Cafe will close this Sunday, Nov. 4 to coincide with the retirement...

One of the many Operation BBQ Relief trucks on site at the old Kmart parking lot.
Operation BBQ Relief serving more than just BBQ
Veronica Wernicke and Amanda Hagy • October 4, 2018

In the aftermath of a hurricane like Florence, devastation and destruction take their toll on the community. People can be left without homes,...

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