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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»

3 Chocolate Desserts Coffee Lovers Will Love

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If you’re a coffee lover, then you should try a dessert that incorporates coffee into the recipe. A particularly lovely pairing is chocolate and coffee. They are both dark, complex flavors that work well in tandem. Below is a quick overview of 3 of the best chocolate and coffee desserts around. Coffee And Kahula Brownies Brownies are dense and rich. A great way to deepen the flavor is to incorporate a dark roast coffee, such as Italian roast, as well as a coffee flavored liqueur into the batter. 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»

How To Make Mtuzi Wa Samaki: A Flavorful Tanzanian Dish

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Tanzania lies along the east coast of the African continent. Thanks to its coastal location, fish-based dishes have become popular in the cuisine. Favored with coconut milk and Madras curry, Mtuzi wa Samaki – or fish and coconut curry – is a quintessential Tanzanian dish. Here’s how to make some delicious Mtuzi wa Samaki in your own home. Ingredients: 1 12 pounds skinless halibut, cut into 8 - 10 pieces 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 12 cup chicken stock or vegetable stock 3 cloves garlic, minced 4 large fresh tomatoes, chopped coarsely 1 bell pepper, chopped 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 2 teaspoons fresh ginger, grated 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 teaspoons Madras curry powder 14 teaspoon black pepper 12 teaspoon salt 34 cup coconut milk 1 lemon, sliced into quarters fresh cilantro, optional Directions: 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»