Starbucks K-Cup Coffee Pod Gift Ideas

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If you're looking for the perfect gift for a friend or loved one, consider their passions and hobbies. For a coffee lover that owns a single-cup brewing system, treat them to convenient coffee pods, which come in a wide variety of flavors. Single-serve brewing pods are convenient in that they can be used wherever there is a brewing system, such as at home, a hotel, or a bed and breakfast inn, and they make individualized servings.

15 January 2019

Hearty And Simple Fare For Your Wintertime Picnic


Got a case of the winter blues? Dig out your favorite picnic basket and pack it full of tasty treats for a winter picnic! A winter picnic doesn't have to be outside; consider taking your food to a gazebo at the park, a local gallery, or in a cab while you cruise the city on your lunch hour. There are some cool spots to enjoy a picnic that won't leave you sitting on the ground!

1 February 2017

Cool Catering Trends And Tricks That May Make It To Your Table

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There are some very cool and chic catering trends being seen at parties and events; try incorporating some of these clever ideas into your own parties. Kick things up a notch with some ideas that will get your guests talking and that many may rave about for years to come. After all, everyone remembers what they ate when attending parties, events, and affairs—make it something special! Some cool and contemporary catering trends to try include:

7 September 2016

Ensure The Refrigerator In Your Restaurant Is Always Ready For Inspection

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When you own a restaurant, it is important to make sure that your restaurant equipment, especially your refrigerator, is always in pristine condition. If you have never owned a restaurant before, it can be hard to know exactly what to do to ensure your refrigerator can pass a health inspection at any time. The following guide walks you through a few things you can do to ensure that your restaurant's refrigerator is always ready for inspection.

2 September 2016

Three Vegetables You Can Grill On A Propane Grill

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Propane grills are not only a great way to grill tasty meats, but they can be used to grill vegetables as well. Many vegetables are great for the grill and can be cooked without falling apart or becoming burned to a crisp. These grilled vegetables make a great accompaniment to your meats and sometimes they can be grilled side by side. Here are three vegetables that you can grill on a propane grill without any problem.

1 September 2016

3 Excellent Benefits of Going to a Family Restaurant


It is fun to go out to dinner as a family every now and then and spend some quality time together. However, when taking children with you to a restaurant, it is very important that you choose one that is not only kid-friendly but also provides food that your kids like. A great choice for this is some type of family restaurant. This article will discuss three excellent benefits of going to a family restaurant.

31 August 2016

3 Creative Ways to Cook Fish and Chips

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Originating in England, fish and chips is a dish that features a battered fish, such as cod, and fried potatoes. While you can find fish and chips on many restaurant and even bar and pub menus, and it's an easy meal to make at home, too. You can pick from a wide variety of fish and serve the chips up in several different ways as well. If you're craving this traditional meal but want to liven it up, try a new approach the next time you make it.

30 August 2016

Five Health Benefits Of Poppy Seeds

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If you spent any time cooking in your grandmother's kitchen when you were growing up, you know that poppy seeds are an excellent, slightly-sweet addition to rolls, cookies and other baked treats. However, what you may not know is that these tiny black seeds also offer a number of health benefits and are as relevant today as they were when you were growing up. In fact, the medicinal properties of poppy seeds were recognized as early as the days of Cleopatra.

26 August 2016

Mixing Minced Garlic With Pizza Sauce


If you're a big fan of home cooked pizza, you might be wondering how you can add a little bit of zest to your recipe. Try adding minced garlic to your pizza sauce. This relatively simple tweak can give your pizza a boost of flavor that is hard to beat. Why Choose Garlic? Minced garlic is a delicious additive that works well in a wide variety of foods. It is especially nice when it's been cooked and mixes well with the tomatoes of pizza sauce.

23 August 2016

Shaken And Stirred—The Best Alcohol-Inspired Bridal Shower Themes For Any Group

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Planning a bridal shower that reflects the personality of the bride can be difficult. You may not want to stick with the traditional pastel, tulle-filled shower and tired party games. If the guest of honor enjoys imbibing—be it beer, wine or cocktails—you may have more options than you realize. Here are 3 ways to create a fun-filled shower specializing in adult beverages and their trappings. Happy Hour Shower. A happy hour theme is an excellent way to liven up any shower and makes a great co-ed shower theme.

23 August 2016