Learn how the drink changed the world and how Des Moines’ coffee culture thrived by being ignored By Jim Duncan Coffee twice changed the world dramatically. The seeds of the ...
By Eleni Upah and Meghan Johnson Coffee and dessert pair nearly as perfectly as peanut butter and jelly. Whether your preference is decaf or regular, a hot cup of Joe is the best complement to the sweet treat at the end of a meal. Naturally, then, one cannot go wrong with combining the two to […]
By Eleni Upah and Meghan Johnson There’s a long list of coffee-inspired cocktails, but none more traditional than the classic Black Russian. Finding its roots back in Brussels in 1949, the Black Russian brings together two common favorites: coffee and liquor. It keeps the essence of coffee’s simplistic nature by using only two ingredients, yet […]
Ingredients: For the Tahitian Pomegranate Chutney: 1 cup 100 percent pomegranate juice 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Tahitian Pure Vanilla Extract 1/2 teaspoon balsamic vinegar 1 tart apple, peeled and diced (about 1 cup) 1 Bosc pear, peeled and diced (about 1 cup) 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1/2 cup raisins For the Duck […]
Ingredients: 1 15-ounce can pumpkin 1 12-ounce can evaporated milk 3 eggs 4 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice 1/2 teaspoon salt 3/4 cup sugar 1 18.25 ounce yellow cake mix 1 cup pecans or walnuts (roughly chopped) 1/2- 3/4 cup melted butter (drizzled butter needs to cover the top of the cake) Directions: 1. Preheat oven […]
Ingredients: 1 package (4.3 ounces) Rice-A-Roni Long Grain & Wild Rice 3/4 pound ground turkey 1 2/3 cup water 1 tablespoon margarine, butter or spread with no trans fat 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed cream of mushroom soup 1 1/2 cups fresh mushroom slices 1 cup thinly sliced celery 1/2 cup chopped red bell […]