Best / Worst Christmas Stories

Christmas is the time of the year when family and friends gather together to celebrate and have a wonderful time, but that doesn’t always go as planned. Have you ever had such a bad Christmas? Maybe you have or maybe you haven’t, but some students here at San Bernardino High sure have! Ricardo Alcala Ricardo’s worst Christmas experience was last year when his dad got … Continue reading Best / Worst Christmas Stories

Kwanzaa: A Brief Explanation

Joyous Kwanzaa! That is the greeting for the holiday we know as Kwanzaa. Kwanzaa was created in 1966 by a black power activist, Maulana Karenga, and is now celebrated each year to honor African heritage. Kwanzaa goes on from December 26th until January 1st, seven whole days. Seven candles are lit during this time to represent the 7 principles of Kwanzaa, Umoja (union), Kujichagulia (self-determination), … Continue reading Kwanzaa: A Brief Explanation

Schmidt Family Thanksgiving Stuffing

A twist on the traditional Thanksgiving stuffing. The Granny Smith apples not only provide a textual crunch to a traditionally soft side, but bring a surprisingly welcome tartness and freshness to the dish as well while the pecans bring a nutty warmth to the dish. Ingredients:  Mrs. Cubbinson’s Traditional Stuffing Butter Celery Onion Garlic Oregano Sage Granny Smith apples, diced into 1/4 inch pieces Pecans … Continue reading Schmidt Family Thanksgiving Stuffing

Mom Loves Baking

Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices

Ingredients  2 large Fuji apples 3 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 tablespoon of coconut oil 1 cup of caramels Chopped pecans Popsicle sticks Parchment paper Instructions Slice the apples into 1/2″ pieces then make a little slit on the bottom of each apple slice to make it easier to insert the popsicle stick Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave for 2 min. Stir … Continue reading Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices

Thanksgiving: What’s on Your Plate?

Thanksgiving is a holiday centered around family and food and tradition. People eat different types of food for Thanksgiving and one of our SBHS students, Lisa Ly, shared her family’s traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Lisa’s family eats mashed potatoes with gravy, corn, veggies, turkey, glazed ham, dinner roll breads, stir fried noodles, fried rice, and salads, with pumpkin pie for dessert. She celebrates it with her … Continue reading Thanksgiving: What’s on Your Plate?

Pumpkin Bread Pudding

This warm and comforting dessert is tasty way to round out your Thanksgiving menu. Your family and friends are sure to enjoy this classic holiday treat! Ingredients 1 cup packed brown sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg 3 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 can (15 ounces) pumpkin (not pumpkin pie mix) 3 eggs 6 cups bread cubes ½ cup currants ½ … Continue reading Pumpkin Bread Pudding