Cornerstone Coffee House – Norris City Opens in Norris City, Illinois through Crimson Cup’s 7 Steps to Success Coffee Shop Startup Program

Cornerstone Coffee House – Norris City opened July 15 in Norris City, Illinois. The shop at 107 South Division Street joined hundreds of independent coffee shops in 30 states that have opened with support from award-winning coffee roaster Crimson Cup Coffee and Tea.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 21, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Connecting friends, family, and community, one cup at a time – that’s the goal of Cornerstone Coffee House – Norris City.

The independent coffee shop opened July 15 with support from award-winning coffee roaster Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea.

“We’re excited to welcome Owner Rachel Gray and

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Fountain City Coffee creates beans for Columbus GA businesses

As soon as they heard Golden Donut would once again serve its glazed circles of goodness, Jud Richardson and Fountain City Coffee’s other co-owners were reaching out.

The reason? They wanted to make a new special coffee blend for the beloved Columbus doughnut shop. The partnership, Richardson said, went smoothly.

Once the doughnut shop opens in the near future, customers will be able to order a cup of Glazed Over, an enveloping, light roast coffee with tasting notes of dark honey and toasted wheat.

“We were able to partner with them because they wanted to keep their coffee local,” Richardson

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Elsa Hosk’s Go-To Appetizers Are A Lifesaver For Last-Minute Parties

There’s perhaps no time more rife with last-minute parties than summer. The weather’s beautiful, the pools are open, and the holidays are aplenty, making it hard to resist another backyard BBQ anytime you’re presented with a wide-open Saturday. That said, there are challenges that come with that — namely, feeding a group with little to no planning, especially if you’re trying to impress. Apparently, though, that doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems, if Elsa Hosk’s go-to appetizers are any indication.

The model proved her expertise in serving a crowd with a July 12 Instagram post that demonstrated

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Fourth of July Appetizers and Recipes for Easy Desserts

The typical foods featured in Fourth of July festivities include barbecue dishes and picnic spreads, with finger foods, salads, dips and soups.

Here are some ideas for appetizers and simple desserts for the Independence Day celebrations, courtesy of USDA SNAP-Ed Connection and its MyPlate Kitchen program which developed a 4th of July summer menu.

Appetizers for Fourth of July

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

This refreshing starter is great for a day when it’s too hot to cook.

Cantaloupe Soup
Illustrative image of cantaloupe soup.
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Ingredients for 6 servings:

  • 1 cantaloupe (peeled, seeded and cubed)
  • 2 cups of orange juice
  • 1
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Sate your appetizer cravings with these 5 recipes

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

It happens all the time: We go to a nice restaurant and begin our meal with an appetizer that is simply amazing.

And then the rest of the meal fails to live up to it.

Maybe chefs try harder with appetizers. Maybe appetizers are where restaurants feel free to experiment with new ideas. Maybe restaurants concentrate on appetizers because they bring in more profit, relative to cost, than entrées.

Or maybe appetizers just catch us diners unaware. They are usually the first thing we eat at a restaurant, so we are impressed by how good they are.

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