The Kirkwood Call

Go green?

Go green?

Ainsley Fox, writer

April 26, 2018

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Leaf-ing meat behind

Leaf-ing meat behind

Liam Jackson, entertainment writer

March 13, 2018

Most Americans see foods like bacon, chicken and beef as part of an everyday meal. But Kate Reynolds, sophomore, sees something more. Reynolds is vegan, and has been since January 2017. “I originally went vegetarian in August 2016,” Reynolds said. “I realized that I wasn’t really alig...

13 secret menu items for The Daily Bread Bakery & Cafe

13 secret menu items for The Daily Bread Bakery & Cafe

Katie Judd, copy editor

March 5, 2018

As the daughter of a locally owned restaurant, I’m often asked questions regarding what's best on the menu or if I can get people free cookies. It isn’t often that I’m asked, ‘What is the secret menu at the Daily Bread?’ It is universally known that most restaurants have food choices not actually ...

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Warning signs

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Warning signs

Charlotte Heinrich, features writer

March 1, 2018

For most people, class parties, birthday parties and meals out with family come with happy and comforting connotations. For others like Taiye Joseph, junior, these events bring fear. “My intentions [before entering high school] weren’t to have an eating disorder,” Joseph said. “It started out because...

That’s how the cookie crumbles

That’s how the cookie crumbles

Grace Klebe, entertainment writer

February 8, 2018

If you have a sweet tooth, you know what it’s like to order a cookie and be disappointed. TKC set out on a mission to find the best cookie in St. Louis. We were tired of your average bland, hard cookie and we knew there were better options out there. After lots of research, we compiled a list of six...

Eight foods you think are healthy, but aren’t

Eight foods you think are healthy, but aren’t

Katie Judd, copy editor

January 22, 2018

Many people go through life eating foods they think are healthy for them but are not. TKC lists eight misleading foods with healthy alternatives to better suffice your diet. art by Catherine McCandless...

Thanksgiving crafts and treats: Pinterest vs. reality

Thanksgiving crafts and treats: Pinterest vs. reality

Maddie Meyers

November 17, 2017

We have all been there. We see an amazing masterpiece on Pinterest that is impossible to recreate. While I am no Martha Stewart, I think I am capable of following simple instructions. I used my below-average crafting and baking skills to try to recreate seven Thanksgiving projects with my 6-year...

Don’t panic, it’s organic

Don’t panic, it’s organic

Kate Hennessey, sports editor

October 12, 2017

Snacking around three to four times throughout the day is an essential part of maintaining energy for after-school sports. Many high schoolers can struggle with receiving the right amount of energy for games and practices because of their tight schedules. However, snacks packed with unsaturated fats an...

Cookie sandwich

Cookie sandwich

Allie Hickenbotham and Emma Bjorkman

May 8, 2017

Here is TKC’s step-by-step recipe video on how to make a huge cookie sandwich. Ingredients: 1 tub of Toll House refrigerated cookie dough 1 tub of Pillsbury icing (vanilla, chocolate, etc.) Hershey’s Caramel sauce ¼ cup of Toll House mini chocolate chips Supplies: Parchment paper Cookie sheet Measuring cups/spoons Knife Direction...

I can’t believe my eyes… so many fries

I can’t believe my eyes… so many fries

Allie Hickenbotham, copy editor

April 8, 2017

TKC taste tested French fries from six different restaurants around the Kirkwood and Des Peres area. The fries were judged based on their price, thickness, amount of salt, crispness, sauce and overall taste. The sauce was only rated if the restaurant offered a signature sauce. TKC ranked them one to si...

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