Affogato bout it!

It may seem counterproductive to pour hot espresso over a scoop of vanilla ice cream, but don’t doubt the results — it’s unbelievably delicious. I served this flavorsome beverage with dessert after Christmas dinner.  Using the recipe from Winter Cocktails, my brother-in-law Brian and I prepared this affogato speciale for festive consumption.  An adult twist on…

Tidings of Comfort and Beer

Beasley’s Restaurant, Raleigh NC Comfort food, how do you define it? Nostalgic food that reminds you of home, family and friends?  That’s how I define comfort beer. Hoppyum IPA from Foothills Brewing, Winston-Salem North Carolina, it’s a fine example of a feel good brew. I had Hoppyum on tap at Beasley Chicken and Honey in…