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Brewery Vivant
Brewery Vivant
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Brewery Vivant Celebrates Fat Tuesday with Fat Paczki Beer Release

Paczki, gumbo, jambalaya and now Fat Paczki beer.

Thanks to Brewery Vivant in Grand Rapids, there is a new entry into the list of must-have food and drink on Fat Tuesday.

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Matt Milhouse/100.5 The River
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Cream Puffs and Donuts Win As Sweetest at Dessert Wars 2015 [Video/Photos]

They came. They saw. They ate.

And it was sweetness they found to sate their sweet appetites and put on their plates -- and cupcake tins, cake boxes and Tupperware containers -- for the third annual Dessert Wars, presented by Channel 95.7 and Hobart Corp. at the Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids on Thursday night .

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Dessert Wars 2015
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Channel 95.7 Sweetened Up Amway Grand with Dessert Wars [Photos]

On Thursday night, Channel 95.7 sweetened up the Amway Grand with Dessert Wars 2015!

Bakeries and dessert-makers converged to serve up some of the tastiest, and sweetest desserts in West Michigan to thousands looking to feed their sweet-teeth!

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Andreas Rentz/Getty Images
Andreas Rentz/Getty Images
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Learn How to Make a Hard-Boiled Egg with Yolks on the Outside [Video]

We found a new cooking trick for you to learn this weekend.

Someone from Japan figured out how to create a reverse hard-boiled egg.

The video explains the key is to move the yolk while it's still inside the shell

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Serhiy Zavalnyuk/ThinkStock
Serhiy Zavalnyuk/ThinkStock
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Dishing Out All of Dessert Wars’ Goodness

Dessert Wars is tonight!

It runs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday night at the Amway Grand Plaza's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

Get your tickets at the door!

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Town to Town Gourmet Pastries
Town to Town Gourmet Pastries
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Town to Town Gourmet Pastries Serving Up Its Famous Cream Horns for Dessert Wars

We've been featuring a lot of desserts leading up to Dessert Wars 2015, but today's dessert actually brought back great memories from my childhood. Turns out, I had these cream horns from this particular bakery all of the time at my aunt's house when I was a kid.

I sat down with Joe and Susan Oginsky, owners of Town to Town Gourmet Pastries today to talk about their famous cream horns, which you'll be able to taste tonight at Dessert Wars!

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New Holland Brewing Co.
New Holland Brewing Co.
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New Holland Brewing Co. Pours It On for Dessert Wars [Audio]

New Holland Brewing Co. is pouring it on for Dessert Wars.

The Holland-based craft brewer, distiller and restaurant is pouring up a sweet alcohol-infused mix for Dessert Wars 2015 on Thursday night at the Amway Grand's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

Fred Bueltmann, New Holland Brewing's beervangelist and vice president of brand and lifestyle and a co-owner, tipped back on some desserty gin and beer topics Thursday morning with Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis."

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Furniture City Creamery Ups Deliciousness for Dessert Wars

We've been featuring a lot of baked goods leading up to Dessert Wars 2015, but we can't forget about everyone's favorite cold treat - ice cream.

I sat down with Rachel Franko from Furniture City Creamery today to talk about her shop and what they'll be offering up for us to taste test Thursday night. 

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Cygnus 27 Frushis Up for Dessert Wars [Audio]

Cygnus 27 is coming down again for Dessert Wars, literally.

The Latin influenced-cuisine restaurant, located on the glass-towered 27th floor of the Amway Grand Plaza hotel, returns for Dessert Wars 2015 on Thursday night at the Amway Grand's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

Chef Doug and Lead Baker Lisa brought in some Cyngus 27-prepared frushi (fruit sushi) samples and dished on Dessert Wars with Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis."

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Joe Raedle/Getty Images
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Trader Joe’s Signs Lease to Open Store in West Michigan

Two years ago, there were rumors that it may happen, and now it's official. Trader Joe’s is coming to Grand Rapids.

A lease was signed on Dec. 22, 2014 between representatives of Trader Joe's East Inc. and Grand Rapids-based CWD Real Estate Investment, leasing Trader Joe’s space in Kentwood. The space is located across from Centerpointe Mall on 28th Street, according to the Grand Rapids Business Journal

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Grand Cakes
Grand Cakes
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Grand Cakes Gears Up For Dessert Wars with Lots of Sweet Treats [Audio]

Grand Cakes is gearing up for Dessert Wars, and today owner Tracey stopped in and brought me a plethora of tasty treats.

Her visit was tied to Dessert Wars, which is Thursday night at Amway Grand Plaza hotel’s Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

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The Melting Pot
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The Melting Pot of Grand Rapids Says Can Do on Fondue for Dessert Wars [Audio]

The Melting Pot of Grand Rapids is definitely can do on its fondue for Dessert Wars.

Kayla Redding and Callie Hooker, both managers at the Melting Pot of Grand Rapids, stopped by Channel 95.7's "Connie and Curtis", firing up some fondues with some pyrotechnics.

The drop in was for Dessert Wars, which is Thursday night at Amway Grand Plaza hotel's Ambassador Ballroom in downtown Grand Rapids.

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