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Spouse Love Caramel? 2 Delicious Things You Can Make For Them At Home

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You can find caramel in many different forms, such as candies, melted caramel over ice cream, and in pies and cakes. If your spouse loves caramel, there are many things you can make for them at home that they will love. Below are two recipes to help you get started. Easy Peasy Caramel Pie You will be shocked at how easy this caramel pie is to make. The only ingredients you need for this pie is: Read More»

A Project For Gardeners Who Love K-Cups

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Keurig K-Cups have revolutionized the consumer coffee industry, but until recently, the K-Cups weren’t recyclable. Fortunately, Keurig has recently announced that it’s developed new coffee pods that you can recycle. The Keurig pods that have been on the market for the past decade were made from plastic #7; the new ones will be made from polypropylene. Keurig expects to have their recyclable K-Cups on the market by the end of 2016. Read More»

Mistakes To Avoid When Hiring A Wedding Caterer

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The wedding catering at your reception can be the subject of discussions among your family and friends for years to come. Unfortunately, with the wrong decisions, the catering can be a discussion for the wrong reasons. To help you avoid infamy, here are some common mistakes made and what you can do to avoid them.  Forgetting the Budget You and your soon-to-be should have a firm budget in place for your wedding reception food. Read More»

3 Pieces Of Restaurant-Quality Equipment Every Home Bakery Needs

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To save on operating costs and get your bakery business off to a good start, you may choose to initially make and sell your products from home. While all of those tasty goods you have been whipping up at home for years are easy enough to make in a basic kitchen, with increased productivity, things will change. As more orders start coming in for pastries, breads and even cakes and pies, it is best to start thinking about investing in a few pieces of equipment that will make your life as a home-baker much easier. Read More»

Two Ice Maker Maintenance Tips

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An ice maker can be a very convenient device to own, but it can be easy for you to overlook the maintenance that these devices require. Failing to properly care for your ice maker can result in it developing a number of performance compromising problems that can potentially lead to needing expensive repairs. To help you avoid some of these issues, you should consider following these maintenance tips. Change The Filters Read More»

Food For Thought -- 5 Tips For Creating A Fantastic Wedding Food Display

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Feeding your guests at a wedding these days means so much more than just providing a choice of chicken or fish. A well-planned food display can add creativity and beauty to the reception, as well as sometimes saving you money. So, how can and your caterer liven up your mealtime? Here are 5 suggestions for any style and budget. Food Stations. Break up the food and the lines by placing several food stations around the room. Read More»

Consider Food Truck Catering For Your Wedding Reception

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Street food is trendy right now, so why not invite your favorite late-night treat trucks to cater your wedding? Food truck catering is especially suited to small, casual wedding receptions, especially those held outdoors. The Fun Factor What could be more fun than having your wedding guests sitting at picnic tables in the park eating from their favorite street vendors? From hot dogs to pizza to ice cream, you can be sure to please everyone, especially children. Read More»

3 Tips To Help You Organize Your Commercial Refrigerator

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Access to a commercial refrigerator is essential when it comes to the convenience and safety of your restaurant’s kitchen. With so many people using the products contained within a commercial refrigerator, having a comprehensive organizational system is the best way to reduce food waste caused by spoilage. Here are three tips you can use to help get your restaurant’s fridge organized in the future. 1. Store meat on the bottom shelf. Read More»

Do You Pre-Cook Your Food? Find Out Why A Cook And Hold Cabinet May Be Perfect For Your Restaurant

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If your restaurant has an extensive menu, a limited number or chefs, or a combination of both, you may find yourself pre-cooking a lot of the food. This allows your chefs to cook the food that can’t be pre-cooked and simply heat up the already made food. However, there is another alternative to simply re-heating already cooked meals. You can purchase a cook and hold oven, also called a cook and hold cabinet, from a restaurant equipment supplies company and use that instead. Read More»

3 Fun Recipes That You Can Create Using Dry Ice

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Dry ice is such a fun and unique type of ice and is perfect for incorporating into different recipes. However, keep in mind that dry ice cannot be handled with your hands because it will burn you. If you remember this, you will be perfectly safe using it. This article will discuss 3 fun recipes that you can create using dry ice.  Halloween Drinks If you are throwing a Halloween party of some sort, then you likely want the food and drinks that you serve to be Halloween themed as well. Read More»