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Getting your chocolate fix

By Zoe Friedman | Feb. 1, 2017, 12:31 p.m. | In Drinks »

Not all hot chocolate is created equal. Here is a guide to the best cocoa in town; one that achieves a delicate balance of sweet and rich chocolate, a creamy yet refreshing milk base and a subtle hint of hearty spices like cinnamon or nutmeg.


A warm start to a new food blog

By Neva Taylor | Nov. 28, 2016, 2:17 p.m. | In Recipes »

Silver Chips Online can now officially be your first stop for all things food.


Spring sweets: berry smoothie

By Amalia Chiapperino | May 22, 2016, 4:51 p.m. | In Recipes »

Light on prep, but heavy on snack satisfaction, this smoothie has the added bonus of being packed with vitamins and protein thanks to the fruit and yogurt.


Hot drinks for cold weather

By Arthi Vijaykumar | Sept. 21, 2014, 4:27 p.m. | In Drinks »

One of the best parts of the fall and winter is being able to enjoy a warm beverage when it's chilly outside. However, most of us are not seasoned chefs or baristas. With that in mind, here are some recipes for hot drinks that you can't mess up.


Fall desserts: September succulence

By Zoe Johnson | Aug. 30, 2014, 4:44 p.m. | In Desserts »

If you enjoy cooking and baking, every season is an opportunity for experimenting with the fruits, spices and types of food specific to that time of year. With that in mind, SCO will be bringing you monthly updates on seasonal and festive desserts.


SilverChef: Blueberry Cream Muffins

By Caroline Gabriel | April 13, 2014, 9:23 a.m. | In Recipes »

Whether you are looking for tasty snack or a quick breakfast on the go, muffins are a great option. It is easy to buy them, but homemade muffins are much more enjoyable.


A delicious Nutella Day celebration

By Dylan Ahunhodjaev Zoe Johnson | Feb. 6, 2014, 9:15 p.m. | In Recipes »

Well Blazers, it's that time of year again. A time when the clouds and winter cold seem a little less bleak, when everyday stresses and "important work" seem inconsequential and everywhere you look people are alive in the warm spirit of a blessed holiday.


SilverChef: Easy Holiday Cheesecake

By Emma Yeager | Jan. 2, 2014, 12:41 p.m. | In Recipes »

Although they're delicious, most holiday-themed cheesecakes are frighteningly complicated to make. This gingersnap cheesecake makes some simple changes to a classic cheesecake recipe for an easy, delicious and festive dessert.


SilverChef: Winter S'mores

By Caroline Gabriel | Dec. 19, 2013, 1:15 p.m. | In Recipes »

One great recipe that satisfies summer-yearnings and sugary cravings is the s'mores cookie bars. I love eating s'mores, however I'm not willing to make them in the winter cold. This recipe is the best of both worlds as it lets you enjoy them even during the winter.


When heaps of candy just won't do

By Hannah Lynn | Oct. 14, 2012, 4:08 p.m. | In Recipes »

Halloween is almost here! If candy isn't enough for you, SCO is providing some tasty recipes sure to fulfill all your cravings.


HealthChips: Easy as Pie

By Grace Hill | Sept. 13, 2012, 7:15 p.m. | In Recipes »

While sleep is an essential step towards surviving the rest of this year, diet during particularly stressful weeks can improve overall well-being and even grades.


Mixing for a picnic

By Molly Nicholson | June 8, 2011, 1:52 p.m. | In Recipes »

The below recipes provide a light meal to keep you full while you play Frisbee or take a walk.


Show-stopping sweets

By Allison Daitch Anya Gosine | Feb. 25, 2011, 8:30 a.m. | In Desserts »

Our resident food and film SCOnnoisseurs Allison and Anya are here to bring you sensational ideas for baked goods inspired by this year's Oscar nominations for Best Picture.


A sweet Valentine's treat

By Liv Jacobson | Feb. 14, 2011, 7:54 a.m. | In Desserts »

Brownies, red velvet cake and cheesecake – three scrumptious desserts that one would never imagine coming together do just that in this yummy treat, just in time for Valentine's Day!


It's great bein' vegan

By Molly Nicholson | Jan. 31, 2011, 11:20 p.m. | In Recipes »

Americans seem to be in a health food craze. In honor of these healthy eaters, this SCO vegan expert is here to provide all interested with a full course soup, salad, entrée and dessert on which to feast.


Cups of cheer

By Valerie Hu | Dec. 27, 2010, 11:18 p.m. | In Drinks »

These recipes are quick and painless – suitable for busy winter break schedules and perfect for the holidays with the family. So gather 'round and get brewing because these coffee drinks are simply too delicious to resist!


Merry munchies

By Allison Daitch | Dec. 16, 2010, 10:23 p.m. | In Recipes »

There is no better time than the holidays to catch up with family and eat terrific food, and nothing is more special than trying out a new recipe with the ones you love.


Lots of latkes

By Sarah Harper | Dec. 6, 2010, 11:27 a.m. | In Entrées »

The holidays are a time of sharing old traditions and making new ones, especially in the kitchen. The latke is a well-loved, versatile classic: these golden-brown crisps can be mixed and matched with any topping or other dish.


Bring out the heat, cut the meat

By Julia Wynn | May 28, 2010, 11:32 a.m. | In Recipes »

With these scrumptious recipes, vegetarians can enjoy an yummy outdoor meal on the grill without breaching their diet restrictions.


Green treats at the end of the rainbow

By Blake Morgan-Gamber | March 17, 2010, 11:10 a.m. | In Entrées »

In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, we here at Silver Chips Online decided to be experimental with some of our holiday food options. Or rather, more colorful. Besides only wearing green this Saint Patrick's Day, avoid getting pinched by trying some of your favorite Irish dishes- turned green!


More than a cupcake

By Jenna Bushnell Katie Sint | March 12, 2010, 8:49 a.m. | In Desserts »

Silver Chips Online has somehow managed to recruit a number of renowned, self-certified experts in a variety of fields to write and edit for our paper. We are fortunate enough to have snoWatch specialists, pop culture pundits, auto-tune aficionados, match-making masters and alliteration all-stars.


A flurry of treats

By Julia Wynn | March 8, 2010, 11:09 a.m. | In Sides »

Snow is a remarkable phenomenon in many ways: it allows sleds and skis to slide easily down hills, it cancels school and it coats the world in a gorgeous layer of pure white delight. But many people over the age of five tend to overlook that snow is also perfectly edible, as long as it's still white.


Sugar for your sweetheart

By Ava Wallace | Feb. 14, 2010, 9 a.m. | In Desserts »

Valentine's Day is all about spending time with a special someone. Whether that person is a friend or a significant other, the pressure is on to give a present that shows how much you care. Chocolates, flowers and greeting cards make great gifts, but baking is a creative way to show your affection, bond with a loved one and satisfy that sweet tooth.


Ap-pie-tizing desserts

By Julia Wynn | Nov. 23, 2009, midnight | In Desserts »

Pies are classic for any occasion. Their warm, flaky crust, which surrounds a sweet, smooth filling, is the ideal combination of firm and soft deliciousness. At Thanksgiving, many turn to a pumpkin pie for the culminating course. But pecan pie is also a tasty and seasonally appropriate choice.


Making trickin' treats

By Julia Wynn | Oct. 31, 2009, midnight | In Sides »

Soon every child will be visiting houses in various costumes, hunting for candy with shouts of: "Trick or treat!" But there is something eerier than candy that people can offer neighboring children: human body parts - the edible version that is. Getting people to eat these treats is the real trick.

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