Student Success Statement


” Obedience is central to becoming, being, and remaining happy. “

– David A. Bednar

Reflection: When you obey and play by the rules of life, your chances of being happy and in peace with be doubled. Being obedient can change your whole life because by just that simple thing you can gain friends, and people’s trust. It means a lot to people if they can count on you. 

The 10 burgers you must eat this year


Josh Ozersky has written on his carnivorous exploits for Time, Esquire and now Food & Wine; he has authored several books, including The Hamburger: A History; and he is the founder of the Meatopia food festival. Follow him on Twitter @OzerskyTV.

Happy burger season! As we do at this time every year, we begged our favorite burger expert, Josh Ozersky, for his Top 10 Must-Try Burgers list for 2014. Ozersky is the author of the excellent “The Hamburger: A History.” He gave it some thought, and then handed over his awesome list, plus intel on why these places made the cut.  

Only a madman or a glutton with infinite resources could hope to eat every hamburger in America. Think of how big the country is! And yet, it would be equally ludicrous to suppose that the 10 burgers I listed here last year are still the country’s…

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That’s a Wrap!

A Dash of Cinema

muffin and reading


This has been one jam-packed week in terms of movies. My favorites that I watched this week were Charade (1963) and Love Story (1970). Love Story was absolutely heartbreaking, and it’s such a smart, well-done movie. I love Jenny’s confidence and sass. If you haven’t yet seen it, I highly recommend it for the weekend. It’s currently on Netflix Instant, score! While I watched mostly classics this past week, I’m hoping to catch up on a few of the more recent releases. I’m still working on building up my endurance for The Wolf of Wall Street. I finally got back into the kitchen this week (to make this), and it felt amazing. Now, let’s wrap up the week with a recap…

* Catching up on reading in the morning with a perfect poppy-seed muffin (photo above).

* It feels like summer with a big bowl of red cherries…

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June 2 is National Rocky Road Day

Foodimentary - National Food Holidays

Rocky road can refer to either a chocolate flavored ice cream

or a type of dessert made up of milk and marshmallow.

Happy National Rocky Road day.

Did you know…

  1. It takes 12 lbs. of milk to make just one gallon of ice cream.
  2. The U.S. enjoys an average of 48 pints of ice cream per person, per year, more than any other country.
  3. It takes an average of 50 licks to polish off a single-scoop ice cream cone.
  4. The biggest ice cream sundae in history was made in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, in 1988, and weighed in at over 24 tons.
  5. In 2003, Portland, Oregon bought more ice cream per person than any other U.S. city.


Today’s Food History

  • 1851 Maine was the first state to ban alcohol.
  • 1886 U.S. President Grover Cleveland married Frances Folsom, with the ceremony taking place in the White House. Cleveland is the only…

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Double Chocolate Cherry Muffins


Double Chocolate Cherry Muffins 1

What kind of muffin could I make with cherries? Chocolate ones!

These are my last creation, they are ready now and I know that in a few minutes some will be gone; yes, after a long day in school I know that somebody will appreciate them very much.

The decoration is only optional, but it’s so easy and pretty that I really recommend you to try.

You need

o    2 cup fresh cherries, washed and pitted

o    2 cups all-purpose flour

o    1/2 cups dark chocolate, chopped

o    2 tablespoon cacao

o    1/4 cup brown sugar

o    1/4 cup granulated sugar

o    2 teaspoons baking powder

o    1/4 teaspoon salt

o    3/4 cup milk 1/3 cup vegetable oil

o    1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 190°C/375°F. Grease 20 muffins (6 cm/2.5 inches) cups, or line with paper liners. Tip: if you use silicon molds you don’t need to grease them

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Student Success Statemnt


” Obedience… is the primary object of all sound education. “

–  Elizabeth Missing Sewell

Reflection: By being obedient you learn to play by the rules and always take a stand to want you should do. When your obedient there isn’t any bad consequences because your doing the right thing. Always choose the right and be obedient.