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REVIEW: Mini Candied Bacon S’mores Funnel Cake is a Perfect Treat for the 2021 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival

The Funnel Cake Kiosk is a favorite of ours during the different festivals around EPCOT, as they always add a special dish to their menu. For the 2021 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival, the booth decided to serve up both sweet and salty flavors by adding a s’mores funnel cake with bacon to their menu.

Menu for the Funnel Cake Kiosk at the 2021 EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival

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Food:

  • 🆕 Mini Candied Bacon S’mores Funnel Cake with Vanilla Ice Cream – $9.50

Photos of Menu Items from the Funnel Cake Kiosk at the EPCOT International Food &

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Why a cold glass of red is the perfect summer drink | Wine

On a hot summer’s evening, after a long hard day at work, there’s nothing I like more than to unwind with a cold glass of red.

That’s not a typo. Nor am I being wilfully perverse. A glass of lightly tannin-ed, sappy, brisk and berry-fruited gamay, from a bottle taken straight from the fridge and photogenically beaded with condensation, is as thirst quenching and enlivening as any glass of cold fizz or G&T.

It’s the very essence of a summer drink. But it’s one I come across only rarely when I’m out and about. Only in natural wine bars –

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This Pie Parfait Is a Perfect Last-Minute July 4th Dessert

Red, white, AND blue???

Red, white, AND blue???
Photo: Claire Lower

It is not exactly a secret that I am not particularly proud to be an American, but I am a food writer living in the United States, which means certain editorial decisions are influenced by certain American holidays. (That’s capitalism, baby.) This Sunday is Independence Day, a day often celebrated with the consumption of “flag cakes,” among other red, white, and blue desserts.

I am not about to turn on my oven for July 4th, but even my commie-hardened heart is a little charmed by a themed dessert, and it just

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How to Make a Perfect Paloma Drink for this Summer

Step aside Margarita, the Paloma is the real drink of Mexico. The zesty cocktail is delicious any month of the year but it’s especially mouthwatering during the hotter days of summer. In a situation such as this, we like to pick the wise brains of cocktail gurus like Alicia Perry and Garret Dostal. Perry makes incredible drinks and oversees the cocktail program over at Polite Provisions. Garrett Dostal is a cocktail consultant and brand ambassador for Hiatus Tequila.

“In terms of the Paloma cocktail, I am really looking for a cocktail that is juicy, acidic, and thirst quenching,”

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Ina Garten’s Perfect Make-Ahead Dessert Recipe for a Picnic or Party

Ina Garten’s got you covered when you need a delicious dessert for a picnic or a party. The Barefoot Contessa star’s pecan squares recipe is easy to make, feeds a crowd, and travels well. For an extra decadent touch, Garten dips the squares in melted chocolate.

Ina Garten | Brad Barket/Getty Images for The New Yorker

Ina Garten’s pecan squares are the easiest crowd-pleasing dessert

While demonstrating her chocolate-dipped pecan squares recipe on the Barefoot Contessa cooking show, Garten revealed that the base crust “is just like making shortbread.” The combination of a handful of ingredients makes the ideal sturdy

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Ina Garten’s ‘Perfect Make-Ahead Dessert’ for Parties

Leave it to Ina Garten to make a stunning dessert using leftover bread. The Food Network star has a bread pudding recipe but it’s another Barefoot Contessa dish she calls the “perfect make-ahead” dessert for a party.  

Ina Garten has an entire cookbook dedicated to make-ahead recipes

Ina Garten | Brad Barket/Getty Images for The New Yorker

RELATED: Ina Garten’s 5 Most Popular ‘Barefoot Contessa’ Dessert Recipes, According To Food Network

Garten, 73, knows all about making food in advance. She released an entire cookbook on the subject in 2014. Her Make It Ahead cookbook features all sorts of recipes

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Baking hacks for perfect cakes


Whether you’re a novice or a keen baker who wants to improve, our simple tricks and tips will help you achieve cake perfection every time. From a simple Victoria sponge to a tricky worth-the-effort showstopper, plus vegan and gluten-free bakes, there’s a cake to please everyone, as well as some useful tips along the way.




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For a light, dreamy cake, you need to incorporate as much air as possible

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