Food/Drink

 NEPA Scene Staff

Susquehanna Brewing Co. and LCHS pay historical tribute to brewmaster Charles Stegmaier

Susquehanna Brewing Co. and LCHS pay historical tribute to brewmaster Charles Stegmaier

From a press release: The Luzerne County Historical Society and the Susquehanna Brewing Co. are organizing a tribute to Charles Stegmaier on Sunday, Nov. 23 from 2 p.m.-5 p.m. at the SBC Brewery in Pittston. Portrait of Charles Stegmaier For $30 for LCHS members or $35 for non-members, attendees can enjoy a variety of SBC’s […]

 Lora Kormos

Owner of Miss Ellie’s Cakes retires, hoping to pass the sweet legacy on

Owner of Miss Ellie’s Cakes retires, hoping to pass the sweet legacy on

Scranton baker spent 19 years in business, taking over in 1995

For the past 19 years, Diane Flanagan’s day could be described as hectic. She would greet customers, take orders, bake cakes and cookies, and decorate cakes, all while maintaining her business. She knew firsthand what it was like to work a 19 hour day. But since Friday, Oct. 25, her daily routine has become a […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Missile IPA

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Missile IPA

Beer: Missile IPA Brewer: Champion Brewing Company Style: American IPA ABV: 7.00% Description: Missile IPA pours a light copper with a frothy head that lingers long and leaves a beautiful lacing on the glass. The aroma is full of citrus hop notes and backed with hints of pine and sweet malt. The taste follows the […]

 Sara Pokorny

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 10 – Healthy boneless chicken bites

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 10 – Healthy boneless chicken bites

WINGS. WAAAANGS. Who doesn’t want to scarf down some filthy messy buffalo wings while watching football? Well, now you can have the taste of such a plate, without the unhealthy junk. I give you boneless chicken bites, the right way. (And hey, keep that celery on the side. If you must do blue cheese, make […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Night Owl Pumpkin Ale

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Night Owl Pumpkin Ale

Beer: Night Owl Pumpkin Ale Brewer: Elysian Brewing Company Style: Pumpkin Ale ABV: 5.90% Description: Night Owl pours deep amber red with a slight orange highlight and an off-white head that disappears quickly leaving a fine collar on the beer. The aroma is absolutely amazing and has everything one would want from a pumpkin ale. […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Rumpkin

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Rumpkin

Beer: Rumpkin Brewer: Avery Brewing Company Style: Pumpkin Ale ABV: 16.73% Description: Avery’s Rumpkin pours a deep ruddy brownish amber color with a tan head that very quickly disappears. The aroma is like a perfect fall evening in front of a warm fireplace. Notes of brown sugar, clove, caramel, and allspice jump out in abundance, […]

 Sara Pokorny

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 8 – Lasagna cups

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 8 – Lasagna cups

Oh, pasta. If there is one thing that stops my clean eating dead in its tracks, it’s pasta. It’s not only the easiest dinner to make, but also the most delicious. One of my favorite ways to eat noodles is in the form of lasagna, a dish layered with cheese, sauce, and sometimes meat that […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: The Fear

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: The Fear

Beer: The Fear Brewer: Flying Dog Brewery Style: Imperial Pumpkin Ale ABV: 9.00% Description: The Fear pours a dark rich mahogany color with amber blood-like edges with a frothy off-white head that does not linger too long. The aroma smells of toasted pumpkin bread with notes of ginger, molasses, allspice, and nutmeg being the most […]

 Sara Pokorny

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 7 – Bacon and cream cheese wrapped asparagus spears

QUICK APPS & FOOTBALL SNAPS: Week 7 – Bacon and cream cheese wrapped asparagus spears

For Week 7, I’m going to get you going with seven strips of bacon – to be smothered in cream cheese and wrapped around asparagus. OK, it may be a couple county lines over from healthy, but we all deserve a break once in a while. When in doubt, add cream cheese. Philadelphia sushi roll? […]

 Derek Warren

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Valar Morghulis

HOW TO PAIR BEER WITH EVERYTHING: Valar Morghulis

Beer: Valar Morghulis Brewer: Brewery Ommegang Style: Dubbel ABV: 8.00% Description: Valar Morghulis pours a deep ruby red with beige head that remains long and leaves behind a beautiful lacing on the glass. The aroma is filled with rich caramel, dark red fruits, clove, and Belgian yeast all intermingling perfectly with one another. The taste […]