TIP OF THE DAY: Coffee Stout & Other Styles For World Stout Day

[1] Xocoveza, a coffee stout from Stone Brewing, has been described as “a liquid Christmas cookie” (photo courtesy Gear Patrol). [2] Amaro Obsidian Coffee Stout from Deschutes Brewery. [3] Breakfast Stout from Founders Brewing is a milk stout with coffee, although adding it to a bowl of cereal is a personal choice. [4] The simplest…
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RECIPE: Harvest Pudding Parfait

A chocolate-pumpkin parfait with whipped cream made from scratch (photo courtesy Hope Foods).   When we saw this photo from Hope Foods, we were inspired to create our own version. It couldn’t be easier. RECIPE: HARVEST PUDDING PARFAIT Ingredients For 4-6 Servings 1 can pumpkin pie filling (with sugar and spices) 1 package instant chocolate…
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FOOD FUN: Candy Corn Pudding Recipe

[1] Candy Corn Pudding (photo courtesy Good Housekeeping). [2] Candy corn (photo by Liz West | Wikipedia).   It doesn’t look like candy corn, but it tastes like it. If you have glass dessert dishes, this dessert or snack is food fun for the harvest season. It doesn’t taste like candy corn, but looks like…
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FOOD 101: The History Of Dessert

October 14th is National Dessert Day. Our word “dessert” emerged in mid-16th-century French, a combination of the past participle of desservir “to clear the table,” and servir, “to serve.” The name reflects that dessert was served after the table had been cleared of other dishes. A variety of desserts set on the table of the…
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