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Sierra FoodWineArt gives its 2013 food trend predictions artisan food
Handcrafted food sales are booming. Food lovers crave artisan cheese, crusty bread and dry-cured meats. New laws, such as California's Homemade Food Act, will spur further growth.
Chefs, restaurateurs, farmers, winemakers, beermakers and others are teaming up to offer exciting new experiences for food and wine enthusiasts.
Most people think of wines in terms of grape varieties, such as chardonnay, cabernet sauvignon or merlot. But blended wines are becoming more popular.
Read more: www.sierraculture.com/foodwineart
Crazy For Crust makes Reese's fudge
Reese's Fudge combines two amazing things: chocolate fudge and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. It's a chocolate fudge with a Reese's crust!
This fudge is super simple to whip up. And it sort of has a crust a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup crust. You start out this fudge by lining the bottom of a pan with unwrapped peanut butter cups. The fudge itself is a simple fudge recipe using sweetened condensed milk and chocolate chips. You layer this over the peanut butter cups and top it off with peanuts. It's like eating a Reese's ... only better. Because it has more candy on it.
Read more: www.crazyforcrust.com