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Szechuan Sauce: The Revival of a 19-Year Old McDonald’s Dipping Sauce

Szechuan Sauce: The Revival of a 19-Year Old McDonald’s Dipping Sauce

Michael Enero, Staff

October 12, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Food, TV, Uncategorized

The newest Internet food craze has arrived, and it has arrived with hype. This past Saturday, McDonald's has released an item named Szechuan sauce for a limited time. Only the first 20 people in line at participating location received the sauce. Rick and Morty fan Terence Jon Nerona stated, "Haven't...

Culinary Kitchen

Culinary Kitchen

Fatima Castaneda, Staff

August 24, 2017


Filed under Food, High School

Over the summer, La Joya has made great improvements to the culinary class.The reason why this is such a hot topic is because of all the new material and items found in the class, from a chef's demo area to industrial equipment even a new walk in refrigerator.These kinds of improvements are something t...

A change in La Joya’s food

A change in La Joya’s food

Kevin Gil

March 9, 2017


Filed under Food, School

Two out of three meals of the day which is breakfast and lunch, take part in school, with both of them being important for a growing and healthy body. In the morning, breakfast is served before school for students to get the day started right. A few hours later lunch is given out with a different main...

Don’t Forget Dessert!

Don’t Forget Dessert!

Lucero Ramirez, Managing Editor

November 29, 2016


Filed under Food, Showcase

Need a new idea for a different and new type of dessert? With the holidays just around the corner something quick and easy is always a good way to go, especially when there is a lot to be done throughout the day, week, or month. Pumpkin is a traditional thing to eat on Thanksgiving. So in spirit...

Fight Cravings this Holiday Season

Fight Cravings this Holiday Season

Azucena Teran, Staff

November 27, 2016


Filed under Food, Showcase

The most beautiful time of the year is right around the corner but what does that mean for everyone who can't contain themselves when a holiday dinner is placed in front of them? These last few months of the year are the most difficult when it comes to weight control. Everyone including myself is guilty o...

How To: French Coffee Press

How To: French Coffee Press

Chloe Enero, Photography Editor

October 9, 2016


Filed under Food

Tired of spending $5 every single day for a Starbucks drink (that’s not really real coffee, it’s truly just sugar, milk and ice, maybe a hint of real coffee)? Don’t have the time to use a coffee machine with a filter and ground coffee beans? But still need that caffeine boost in the morning? The solut...

Happy National Cherry Cheesecake Day!

Happy National Cherry Cheesecake Day!

Katelyn Martinez

April 23, 2016


Filed under Food

Ever feeling ashamed about eating a lot of cheesecake? Well no need to fear because today, April 23rd, 2016, is officially NATIONAL CHERRY CHEESECAKE DAY! The pure flavors of cherries mingling with the unique, smooth taste of cheesecake is something you'll be asking for beyond today. How do...

Palermo’s or Paler-no’s?

Palermo’s or Paler-no’s?

Mikela Greenough

November 12, 2015


Filed under Food

Have you ever been lying in bed just craving some wings? The sound of some delicious hot wings are just down the block. Palermo’s Grill Restaurant & Bar is the place to fill your wing cravings. Preferably the medium wings, go for spicy not mild here. The barbeque wings don’t have as good of...

Bacon Bites Back: Does Meat Cause Cancer?

Bacon Bites Back: Does Meat Cause Cancer?

Melanie Gaxiola

November 2, 2015


Filed under Food, News

There have been rumors floating around lately that the consumption of red meat can lead to a higher chance of getting certain kinds of cancer, but is there any truth to it? The idea that red meat could cause cancer took social media by storm and brought heart break to meat lovers everywhere. The...

Scrumptiously Complex Strawberries

Scrumptiously Complex Strawberries

Celia Kramer, Copy Editor

October 16, 2015


Filed under Food

What's the point in eating healthy without a little cheat here and there? That's right, it's time to give in and try a new recipe: cheesecake-stuffed strawberries! And before you run off and decide they're too hard or too time consuming to make, it's only a 20-minute prep time. TOTALLY worth it! Here's what yo...

Deep Fried Snickers

Deep Fried Snickers

Megan Wedgeworth

October 11, 2015


Filed under Food

Looking for a tasty treat that quenches all of your late-night cravings? We've got you covered! If you like Snickers, you'll absolutely love Deep Fried Snickers! Ingredients you'll need: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 cup corn flour 1/8 teaspoon baking soda 2 cups milk 1 cup vegetable oil for ...

Chocolate Covered Ghost Strawberries: A Hauntingly Delicious Treat!

Chocolate Covered Ghost Strawberries: A Hauntingly Delicious Treat!

Liliana Sanchez

October 11, 2015


Filed under Food

Chocolate covered strawberries are very famous because they are so easy to make! These chocolate covered ghost strawberries are the easiest and quickest thing to make on Halloween. Once you make them you can not stop eating them. Anyone can make these delicious strawberries, plus who doesn't like...

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