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Sophomore Meredith Perkins (left) and freshman Kayle Slacksteder (right) prepared multiple dishes, from cupcakes to kugel, at the Chabad dinner on Feb. 24.

A night with Chabad

Every Friday night, 40-50 students gather at the Chabad House for a beloved weekly tradition: Shabbat dinner. It is more than just a dinner; it is a family, a tradition and a home. 

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Despite looking like regular mac and cheese, this Daiya Cheddar Mac & Cheeze is not only vegan, but also gluten-free --- and delicious!

The voyage of Veganuary

When a friend of mine first brought up going vegan for January back in the fall exam week, I decided to take the plunge and say yes. This is how my Veganuary went...

Featured front and center on Food editor Ames Radwan's plate at The Miami Student's Friendsgiving event, chicken-fried mushrooms are vegetarian, despite the name.

‘The Weekly Veg:’ Chicken-fried mushrooms with pepper gravy

Some people are mushroom-haters, and that’s okay. But I’m proud to say that this recipe, a Carla Hall original in collaboration with plant-based brand Califia, turned at least a few of the more anti-fungi The Miami Student staff members into, at the very least, tolerators of the ‘shroom.  

The Miami Student's Friendsgiving event featured a bevy of different foods, which were then ranked by Asst. Campus & Community Editor Maggie Peña.

TMS Friendsgiving rankings

We held our annual newspaper Friendsgiving the Sunday before break, and it did not disappoint. But in the spirit of journalism, I thought I’d investigate… Who brought the best dish?  

Calzones go perfectly with a themed episode of Seinfeld for a National Calzone Day celebration.

Calzones and comedy: the unlikeliest of duos

Calzones have always fascinated me. They’re often compared to pizza, with both being from Italy and standardly consisting of dough, tomato sauce and cheese, plus whatever other toppings the devourer desires. 

Pawpaw bread, shown above buttered and fresh out of the oven, is a traditional Myaamia recipe.

‘The Weekly Veg’: Pawpaw bread

When I asked if Abby would be willing to teach me a traditional Myaamia recipe for the return of the Weekly Veg column, she was happy to do so! And so, I present to you the recipe she showed to me: pawpaw bread.

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