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Lancer Media Kitchen: Candy candy cane cookies are a family favorite

Lancer Media Kitchen: Candy candy cane cookies are a family favorite

by Grace Truedson, Reporter

December 20, 2019

One of the most common traditions at the holidays is baking cookies. Chocolate chip, peanut butter, sugar, and gingerbread cookies are all baked with love and loved ones around the world during this time of year. My family loves to participate in this tradition. We always seem to bake hundreds of...

Christmas cookie exchange preserves “sweet” friendship

Christmas cookie exchange preserves “sweet” friendship

by Kendall Martin, Editor

December 20, 2019

Cookie exchanges are a century-old tradition. Family and friends bake dozens of their favorite cookies, then take them to a party and everyone exchanges the cookies they made. This month, my mom hosted a cookie party, inviting  15 people including children. Each adult brought 15 dozen of their own...

P.T.G.D. – My experience with Post Traumatic Gingerbread Disorder

P.T.G.D. – My experience with Post Traumatic Gingerbread Disorder

by Leah Bolger, Editor

December 13, 2019

I’m a gingerbread failure. I had all lovely ideas of baking my own gingerbread house from scratch and making homemade icing. I mean scrolling through Pinterest, it looks so easy to create "you will be green-with-envy art" out of a couple of cookies.  Originally, this story was supposed to be about how I...

My Thanksgiving adventure: Cooking a turkey is not so hard!

My Thanksgiving adventure: Cooking a turkey is not so hard!

by Kendall Martin, Editor

November 15, 2019

Let's talk turkey.  I volunteered to cook this year's turkey because I was curious just how hard is it?  I've seen my mother and grandmother working all day in a hot kitchen, and I wanted to know what it's all about.  Believe it or not, I ASKED to make a turkey. And it was easier than I expecte...

Lancer Media Kitchen; Pumpkin Spice Taste Test 2.0

Lancer Media Kitchen; Pumpkin Spice Taste Test 2.0

November 5, 2019

Every year during the fall season food lovers look forward to one thing, pumpkin spice. From lattes to dog treats companies take advantage of the season to create and sell all sorts of products, and the world has mixed feelings about it. The majority of students at Linganore High School think Pumpkin ...

Spider Cookies

Spider Cookies

by Ashley Nash, Editor

October 22, 2019

Ingredients: 1 egg ½ cup peanut butter 1 tsp of baking soda ½ cup of brown sugar ½ cup of chocolate chips 1 ¾ cups of flour  ½ tsp salt ½ cup of shortening ¾ cup of sugar 1 tsp of vanilla 2 tbsp of milk 96 candy eyes 48 miniature Reese’s cups (unwrapped and frozen) ...

Worm Dirt

Worm Dirt

October 22, 2019

Ingredients: 1 stick of butter 8 oz cream cheese 1 cup of powdered sugar 2 boxes of vanilla pudding (instant) 12 oz Cool Whip 1 box of Oreo cookies 3 cups of milk Gummy worms (optional) Whip butter and cream cheese together Add all ingredients except cookies and cool whip into mixer Crush ...

Frankenstien Krispies

Frankenstien Krispies

by Ashley Nash, Editor

October 22, 2019

Ingredients:  5 tablespoons unsalted butter 8 cup miniature marshmallows 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt 6 cups rice krispies, separated Green Food Coloring 1/3 cup Black Candy Melts or milk chocolate chips 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil Optional: chocolate jimmie sp...

Monster Cupcakes

Monster Cupcakes

by Ashley Nash, Editor

October 22, 2019

Ingredients:  Box of vanilla cupcake mix Green frosting (can buy pre-made) Blue M&M’s (have to buy whole bag and eat the other colors) Marshmallows (cut in half) Mini Marshmallow Make the cupcakes as directions on the box Frost the cupcakes  Add Marshmallows and eyes ...

Lancer Media Kitchen: Spooky Halloween Treats

Lancer Media Kitchen: Spooky Halloween Treats

by Ashley Nash, Editor

October 22, 2019

With Halloween night just days away, Lancer Media Kitchen decided to whip up some spooky treats. Tweet us @LHSJournalism if you tried any of these recipes!

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