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
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
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
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
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
Providing meals to your employees is a great way to build loyalty and nourish your staff during peak production hours. Workers don't have to labor while hungry or leave the office building or factory to find lunch when you have a cafeteria in your facility or offer another quality staff meal plan. An employee kitchen and dining area is subject to licensing and permitting processes like any commercial kitchen is. It helps to be prepared with the following knowledge as you plan your employee food perks.
8 August 2016
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