The News of The Blake School Since 1916

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The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The News of The Blake School Since 1916

The Spectrum

The frothy top of the drink is its signature feature which happens from the high pouring angle technique.

Relaxing Malaysian Winter Drink

Daria Haner, Contributing Writer February 3, 2022

You have just arrived home after a long day at school and extracurriculars, dreading your upcoming evening of homework and that essay that you completely forgot about. Rather than directly sitting down...

Trader Joes Delicious Favorites

Trader Joe’s Delicious Favorites

Emily Rotenberg and Sage Marmet , Editor Emeriti February 3, 2022

I was introduced to the Trader Joe's Pumpkin Bread Mix by one of my good friends. One day I heard her talking about how much she loved the mix so I knew I had to try it. I have always loved pumpkin bread...

Size small drinks are compared from left to right: hot chocolate, ice black coffee, green tea lemonade, and iced chai latte.

Comparing Coffee Shop Chains: Caribou vs. Starbucks Face-off

Allyson Jay and Lilly Anderson , Managing Editor and Contributing Writer February 3, 2022

The ongoing famous debate: Caribou vs Starbucks. Which is better? We ventured out to Edina, MN where we compared two different drinks: hot chocolate and iced black coffee. For each of the drinks, we purchased...

Not Your Typical Cake: Milk Bars Nationwide Delivery Delights Birthday Celebrants

Not Your Typical Cake: Milk Bar’s Nationwide Delivery Delights Birthday Celebrants

Amelia Bush, Staff Writer December 11, 2021

The New York bakery Milk Bar has taken social media by storm with its trendy, unique and aesthetic cakes that provide an interesting twist on the classic birthday cake and other confections. I purchased...

At-Home Dining Experience Maintains Taste, Preserves Diners Health

At-Home Dining Experience Maintains Taste, Preserves Diners’ Health

Jason Rotenberg, Contributing Writer December 9, 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, take-out may be the safest and preferable option for some diners. If that is the experience you desire, Campiello is the perfect place to pick up food to eat at home. When...

The Eggos pancakes are pictured on the bottom left plate and the homemade pancakes are featured on the upper right plate.

Homemade Pancakes Eclipse Frozen Counterpart

Jason Rotenberg, Contributing Writer December 2, 2021

I regularly enjoy pancakes, and I am always confronted with the choice between frozen versus homemade pancakes made with a baking mix. After conducting a complete comparison, I have concluded that my homemade...

Healthy Breakfast Recipes Sustain Students

Healthy Breakfast Recipes Sustain Students

Sage Marmet, Co-Editor-In-Chief November 17, 2021

Decked Out Avocado Toast A fun spin on classic avocado toast adding some fun new flavors into the mix! Ingredients: Bread of choice Fresh basil Tomatoes “Everything but The Bagel”...

Local Restaurant, The Grocers Table, Features Seasonal, Farm to Table Fare

Local Restaurant, The Grocers Table, Features Seasonal, Farm to Table Fare

Emily Rotenberg, News Section Editor October 6, 2021

Images of pumpkin flavored and baked goods usually come to mind when I think about fall. However, fall isn't just about the sweets, it also includes a wide variety of harvest foods. Because of this, I...

Hawaiian Poke Bowls and Poi: Recipes

Hawaiian Poke Bowls and Poi: Recipes

Sage Marmet and Betsy Fries April 12, 2021

Poke is a traditional native Hawaiian dish consisting of raw chopped fish, rice, vegetables, seaweed, and different seasonings (such as furikake, shoyu, and spicy sauce). The word “poke” means “to...

Hawaiian Poke Bowls and Poi: Our Experiences

Hawaiian Poke Bowls and Poi: Our Experiences

Sage Marmet and Betsy Fries April 12, 2021

Sage: I really enjoyed making Poke Bowls and Poi, especially because I haven’t tried many traditional Hawaiian dishes. I love fish--ahi tuna is one of my favorites--so I was super excited to make Poke....

Spaghetti Tacos Remain Iconic

Spaghetti Tacos Remain Iconic

Emma Martinez Sutton, Editor Emerita February 25, 2021

If you ever watched the classic Nickelodeon show “iCarly" growing up, then you certainly remember the famous spaghetti tacos. The seemingly absurd combination was invented by Spencer Shay (played by...

The recipe can be found on Food.com and the ingredients used in the cup above were 1% milk, Medaglia d’Oro Instant Espresso, Reddi Wip, and Lunds and Byerly’s Decadent Fudge Syrup.

Try Robby Ray’s Infamous Loco Hot Cocoa

Jackie Weyerhaeuser, Editor Emerita February 25, 2021

Loco Hot Cocoa is a drink created in the famed 2000s Disney Channel show Hannah Montana. It is Robby Ray Stewart’s signature hot cocoa recipe. While the drink should probably be described as more of...

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