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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 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

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

FAQ About Investing In Commercial Kitchen Equipment

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Are you preparing to buy kitchen equipment for the restaurant that you are opening? There are a few important things that you should keep in mind before moving forward with investing in the equipment. You must make sure that the right kind of equipment is purchased if you don't want to deal with any untimely problems. This article covers a few of the questions that you might have in mind about purchasing restaurant kitchen equipment.

22 August 2016

Tips For Cooking A Steakhouse-Perfect Steak

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Although it seems like everyone has a solution for cooking that perfect steak, some processes are far more complex than others. If you're looking to wow your significant other with a steak dinner that rivals your local steakhouse, you need to know the tricks of the restaurant trade. Here are a few of the things that restaurant chefs do to turn out that nicely caramelized, perfectly seasoned steak. Choose The Right Cut

15 August 2016

Five Ways To Encourage Students To Eat Their Fruits And Vegetables

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One of the goals of the national school lunch program is to provide students with healthier options, including a mandated serving of fruit and vegetables at lunch. However, you can lead a student to veggies, but you can't make them eat. Here are some ways to help students in your school enjoy their portion of produce instead of throwing them in the trash. 1. Make the serving more kid-friendly. Many schools comply with the school lunch requirement by simply adding cheap fresh fruit to the meal, like a whole apple or banana.

7 August 2016

Tips To Choose The Best Tools To Clean Your Grill Grates

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If you have a gas grill, then you should clean your grill grates at least every fourth time you use the grill. A dirty grill can affect the taste of your food. Debris from the grates can cause smoke to form, and the metal bars will not be as hot as they should be. Also, if food debris is left on the grill, then bacteria can thrive and then transfer to your food.

7 August 2016