Food and Drink

Behind the Bar: Coffee Liqueur

A homemade version of the ever-popular Kahlúa, this coffee liqueur can be used for White Russians, the traditional vodka, coffee liqueur and cream cocktail, or simply served over ice. Traditionally served cold, this mixture can be heated and served warm on cold winter nights. It is also a nice addition to your morning coffee during a lazy weekend.   3 ... Read More »

Behind the Bar: Blackberry Sage Sangria

As a sweet, yet earthy beverage, blackberry sage sangria is a last-minute touch to make Valentine’s Day perfect. This recipe for two will add sweetness to any date or singles’ celebration. Blackberry Sage Sangria 4 1/2 ounces red wine, preferably Malbec 3 ounces bourbon 1 ounce black pepper syrup 3/4 ounce lime juice 4 sage leaves 10 blackberries 4 slices ... Read More »

Behind the Bar: Hot Toddies

Served warm, the Hot Toddy has been a favorite before bed drink on those cold and snowy winter days. Sometimes thought to be a cure for the common cold and influenza, this drink is far easier to consume than over-the-counter medications. In her book “How to Drink,” wine and drink critic Victoria Moore said, “The vitamin C for health, the ... Read More »

POINTEREST Holiday How-To: Gingerbread People

No cookie says “Christmas” like gingerbread men and nothing prepares me more to wrap gifts than some of these cookies with a good cup of hot cocoa. To kick off this holiday season, I baked a cozy gingerbread family to share with my own family. I used a classic recipe rather than one of those chocolate-stuffed, gluten-free, 30-calorie miracles. Although ... Read More »

Expanding the Palate and Tasting the World

International students from five different countries treated students and faculty to some of their favorite traditional dishes at the Taste of the World. Smells wafting from the kitchen could be recognized as soon as the door was opened last Saturday. The room was filled with curious combinations of food and people all gathered around the chefs. Students made appetizers, side ... Read More »

O’so Offers Variety in Craft Beer

O’so Brewing Company is a craft brewery in Plover, Wisconsin. O’so is a personal favorite destination of mine in the extended Stevens Point area. The brewery is going to celebrate their 6th anniversary on Nov. 9, so I tried a few of the year- round beers to give a jumping-off point to anyone that might be looking for an introduction ... Read More »

Pointerest – Whole Wheat Apple Muffins Recipe

Every fall I seem to go on an all-out apple binge, putting them in everything and anything I can think of. I usually make it a good month or two until my excitement finally sputters out and them I’m satisfied for another season. This batch of whole-wheat apple muffins marked this year’s kickoff using my favorite fall fruit, and what ... Read More »

Pointerest: Cure-All Kale Salad

To ensure a long and pleasant stay on this plane of existence, or simply build up a solid wall of defense against the common cold and the dreadful flu, you must carefully maintain your body as you would an expensive European car. Yes, consuming those foul, unsweetened, and disturbingly moist vegetables may be a struggle. Yes, it may seem easier ... Read More »

Pointing You to Your Best Cup of Coffee

With school back in session, many students are relying on coffee to get through the day and give them a boost of energy. Here are a few of the best places in Stevens Point to get that necessary caffeine kick-star to keep you going all year. 1. Starbucks. Location: 101 Division Street  Karlyn Wormuth, a junior at the University of Wisconsin- Stevens Point majoring ... Read More »

Favorite Stevens Point Eateries

Each year, over 8,000 students call the city of Stevens Point home for roughly nine months. Likewise, as college students are often stereotyped as vivacious eating machines, it is not surprising that our fine town boasts a large number of local restaurants that are affordable, convenient, and satisfying. 1. Polito’s Pizza  Location: 960 Main Street In 2007 Kevin Polito, a ... Read More »