For Dotsonville, nothing says fall like chili, dessert and competition

It’s a fall tradition in Dotsonville: chili, the dessert and, yes, the competition.

The Dotsonville Community Center’s Carl and Gabriele Eisemann recently hosted this year’s chili and dessert cook-off. The annual competition brings in a variety of unique versions the fall classic as well as a wide range of desserts.

“I’ve been a member here for about 10 years, and this event was taking place long before I got here,” Carl Eisemann said during the Saturday event. 

“We’re just so thankful to all the people who came out today and helped us support the DCC (Dotsonville Community Center). We had

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Simple Ways to Kick Your Junk Food Cravings and Eat Healthier

  • Quitting junk food isn’t something you can accomplish overnight.
  • Start by cutting out one food or drink that makes you feel out of control.
  • Set an alarm or establish a replacement behavior to get ahead of your regular cravings.

Most processed foods are designed to be addictive — even more so than drugs and alcohol in some cases, award-winning journalist Michael Moss explains in his latest book, “Hooked: Food, Free Will, and How the Food Giants Exploit Our Addictions.”

In “Hooked,” Moss unpacks the insidious ways food companies play to our most basic urges surrounding what

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Dave’s Hot Chicken opens Thursday in Dearborn plus more restaurant and food news

Restaurant and food news

Dave’s Hot Chicken opens in Dearborn: Los Angeles-based fried chicken restaurant Dave’s Hot Chicken is opening its first Michigan location Thursday in Dearborn. Expect crispy fried chicken sliders and tenders with customizable heat levels, plus mac and cheese, slaw and crinkle-cut fries. Spice levels go from light mild to “reaper,” which requires diners to sign waiver before consuming. The chain was founded by chef Dave Kopushyan and some friends in 2017 and has quickly gained a following and now has famous investors including Drake, Samuel L. Jackson, Maria Shriver and Michael Strahan. 22208 Michigan, Dearborn. (313)

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12 Dessert Recipes That Prove Oatmeal Isn’t Just for Breakfast

Oatmeal often gets a bad rap. If you’re not a big oatmeal fan, it may be due to one too many experiences with a congealed bowl that sat out too long or didn’t get enough milk before it hit the microwave. But oatmeal doesn’t have to be like that, and it’s not just a healthy breakfast option. Oatmeal desserts can be just as elevated and flavorful as your favorite chocolate or peanut butter sweets. Plus, since oats are good for you, you may get a little extra satisfaction from the idea of a slightly healthier dessert. These oatmeal desserts range

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Brandy Says This Tea Saved Her Voice and ‘Feels So Good’ to Drink

  • Brandy says she found an unusual ginger-honey tea that protects her throat from wear and tear: Prince of Peace Ginger Honey Crystals.
  • “I feel like my voice is being taken care of and coated,” the musician said in a recent interview. “I could hit notes that I normally wouldn’t have been able to hit without it.”
  • When she’s working, Brandy drinks up to 10 sachets in a day.

    Singer, rapper, and actress Brandy makes a living with her voice—and she just spilled the tea on the tea she drinks to protect it.

    In a new interview with The Strategist

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    Mental health linked to exercise, healthy food

    LAHORE:Speakers at a seminar on “Mental Health in Unequal World” Tuesday highlighted increase in mental health diseases especially depression saying exercise and healthy diet was vital for keeping people physically and mentally fit.

    The seminar held at the Government College University (GCU) Lahore was jointly organised by the University’s Psychology Department and Punjab Food Authority (PFA) in connection with the Mental Health Day 2021. GCU Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Asghar Zaidi chaired the seminar.

    Dr Aneel Shafi, a noted consultant psychiatrist from Pakistan Institute of Mental Health, said the latest research was about the prevention and treatment of mental health through

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    Rose Pistachio Tea Cake at Bleubury


    Location: 1A, 8, 1, Keyatala Road

    Published 18.10.21, 06:39 AM

    Chase Bijoya blues away with a sprightly, moist tea cake from Bleubury; their rose pistachio cake has a lovely crumb that holds the sponge together. The cake has a gorgeous pastel pink glaze featuring dried rose petals, crunchy pistachios and gold leaf foil. Though tea cakes are typically denser than most sponge cakes, Bleubury’s version is a soft, decadent slab with a full-bodied taste, the perfect amount of sweetness and earthy, nutty accents. The perfect dessert to help you ease into work mode as the pujas come to a

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    Bidens caught violating DC mask mandate at posh Georgetown restaurant

    President Biden and first lady Jill Biden were caught violating Washington, D.C.’s indoor mask mandate by walking through a high-end Georgetown restaurant without masks on Saturday.

    The maskless Bidens were recorded leaving Fiola Mare while flanked by masked Secret Service agents.

    The two dined at the pricey Italian seafood restaurant on the Potomac River after attending a service at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown, according to The Daily Mail.

    Washington, D.C.’s Democratic Mayor Muriel Bowser reinstated an indoor mask mandate in July amid the surge of the delta variant. The Bidens also violated Fiola Mare’s mask policy, which

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    PureWow.46 of the Best Bundt Cake Recipes for Birthdays, Holidays and Every Fancy Dinner in Between.Rooted in the German word bund, meaning a gathering of people, a Bundt cake is a great way to serve dessert to a crowd. The round, fluted tube….4 days ago

    PureWow.46 of the Best Bundt Cake Recipes for Birthdays, Holidays and Every Fancy
    Dinner in Between.Rooted in the German word bund, meaning a gathering of people, a Bundt cake
    is a great way to serve dessert to a crowd. The round, fluted tube….4 days ago… Read More

    Where To Get The Best Food Freebies And Deals

    Some regular restaurants have decided to get in on the fun and help celebrate National Dessert Day just right. According to Elite Daily, Barbecue at Home by Dickey’s has a great deal where you can bring home free cheesecakes, cookies, or pecan pies when you order over $150 worth of food on their website and use the codes 2FREETREATS or 4FREETREATS to grab two or four desserts with your order. Cold Stone Creamery wants to get you in today and have you sign up for their rewards program and plans to reward you with a buy-one-get-one-free deal on their

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