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Tips & Tricks For Baking Perfect Hamburger Buns For Barbecuing

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If you are gearing up for lots of barbecuing this summer, you may be looking for ways to cook from scratch and to add a homemade touch. One way to add more flavor to your meal is to bake your own hamburger buns–also known as “Kaiser buns” or “Vienna rolls.” These buns are a good option because many of the ingredients are probably staples in your kitchen already–such as eggs, yeast, sugar, and all-purpose flour. 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»

Three Reasons To Include Brazil Nuts In Your Diet

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One problem with eating healthy is that cooking at home requires taking the ingredients in your pantry and fridge and turning them into something tasty. Good cooking takes time and skill. Thus, the resolution to eat more healthy food can easily derail when an individual faces the need to slow down and prepare a meal. One way to keep a healthy eating habit on track is to find foods that are packed with nutrients but don’t require a lot of time and effort to prepare. Read More»

Probiotics And Sugar: Fixing The Gut Imbalance With Replacement Foods

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In the past few years, probiotics have become a major topic of discussion. Many people who suffer from IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) have followed doctors’ orders and changed their diets so that there are more probiotics, or “good bacteria,” heading into the gastrointestinal tract. The good bacteria helps these patients and others with GI issues find comfort and alleviate their symptoms with these probiotic diets. The results are so good that many people without GI diseases or issues are now trying the probiotic diet, which involves swapping out foods with sugar for probiotic versions of these foods. Read More»

Tactics To Help You Beat The Heat When Enjoying Mexican Cuisine

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Dining in a Mexican restaurant gives you the opportunity to savor creatively-designed and carefully-built dishes with flavors that will have your taste buds dancing. Among the spices used in this style of cuisine are such as peppers as the chili, jalapeno, habanero and chipotle – good news if you love hot and spicy food. When you plan on consuming such potent spices, it’s important to have a plan of action for cooling your fiery mouth afterward. Read More»