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Dane County woman has state’s 2nd confirmed case of Zika

by Crocker Stephenson, Tribune News Service

July 8, 2016


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A Dane County woman has a confirmed case of Zika virus infection, health officials said on Friday, May 27. The woman, who is not pregnant, is the second to be diagnosed with Zika in Wisconsin. The Dane County woman acquired the infection while traveling in Colombia, where Zika infected mosquitoes are present, ...

Delaney’s culinary delights

Delaney’s culinary delights

by Delaney Trezise, Times Staff Reporter

May 11, 2016


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Wine Braised Moroccan Chicken When I first asked our featured culinarian,  Tinnetta Garner,  what the dish should be for this issue of the Times, she promptly responded with “I don’t know, but cooking with alcohol is always good!” I couldn’t agree more.  That’s why I made sure to have a ...

The Healthy Slice

The Healthy Slice

by Teresa Rae Butler, Times Downtown Milwaukee Campus Editor

May 11, 2016


Filed under Features, Health

Summer scorcher survival hacks Bill Nye the Science Guy said, “Having a fan blowing in is a good idea―but it’s not as effective as one that’s blowing out,” and for good reason. The summer heat waves are approaching fast and we need all the known and unknown tips reminded to us. Here is a quic...

Tinnetta Garner: Conquering the culinary tightrope

by Delaney Trezise, Times Staff Reporter

May 11, 2016


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For Tinnetta Garner, culinary school has been a delicate balancing act she has mastered with impressive skill and finesse. It was Garner’s love of cooking for others that drove her to MATC. Her excellent palate and eye for plate presentation have helped her put some remarkable dishes on the tables of custom...

Fashion Retail club hosts guest

by Leo Strong, Times Photo Editor

May 11, 2016


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Delaney’s culinary delights: Jeweled Thumbprints

Delaney’s culinary delights: Jeweled Thumbprints

by Delaney Trezise, Times Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016


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I say this with my fingers crossed, but I think that this surly winter of ours may finally be on its way out! While the vast majority of us rejoice at the prospect of warmer weather, there are a select few of us that have sadly been packing away our cookie sheets and baking supplies; for we know tha...

Vegetarianism: Why you should consider a meatless Monday

by Delaney Trezise, Times Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016


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During my first semester of culinary school, I decided to spend some time cooking for myself as a vegetarian. I needed an opportunity to expand my knowledge of new vegetables and spices; going meatless and working with ingredients I was unfamiliar with seemed like the ideal challenge. What I wasn’t a...

Abby Diedrich: Sweetening up MATC!

by Delaney Trezise, Times Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016


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In just two short years, Baking and Pastry Arts student Abby Diedrich has truly stood out from the crowd here on campus. Growing up in the small town of  Twin Lakes, Wis., Diedrich came to MATC seeking to expand her already notable expertise in baking and cake design. “I have always had a knack for...

The Healthy Slice: Losing Weight

The Healthy Slice:  Losing Weight

by Collin Rave, Times Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016


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It’s officially spring; Hot Bod season is just around the corner. You want to lose weight? Set a realistic goal. Make a plan and stick to it, and be patient with your body. According to “The Biggest Loser” fitness guru, Jillian Michaels, the truth about losing weight is simple: There’s no ...

Earth Day: MATC students and staff make a difference

by Pame Vang, Times Assistant Photo Editor

April 29, 2016


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The Healthy Slice- The SAD American diet

by JoAhne Penney, Times Mequon Campus Editor

March 23, 2016


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The Standard American Diet (SAD) really is in a sad state. Processed food is so laden with additives, pesticides, and allowable fillers that it is confusing how we call some of it “food.” Sugar is the number one additive, it seems to be in everything, even some waters! Sugar, when consumed in large doses, becomes...

Daniel Ruiz experiences culinary life

by Delaney Trezise, Times Staff Reporter

March 22, 2016


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For featured culinarian Daniel Ruiz, food is a passion that goes beyond that of just tasting. His love of cuisine is in both the preparation and exploration of all things culinary. His focus on current trends in the food industry, as well as his drive to expand his understanding of flavors and cooking ...

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