2016

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Choosing Incredible Produce Items

After enduring a few negative customer reviews, I decided we needed to work with our food supplier to order more exciting produce. We talked about all of the seasonal options, and I realized we weren't taking enough risks in the kitchen. I started ordering exciting produce, such as tropical fruits, seasonal veggies, and even new varieties of common items, and the difference was amazing. Our menu was filled with new selections, and our customers loved the new options. Read more about specialty foods on this blog. You never know, you might be able to revive your entire menu.

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Etch Glass Jars That Will Be Used To Can Preserves

17 October 2016
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If you are going to be canning preserves this year that contain homemade ingredients and store bought marmalade that you have combined, etch the glass canning jars that you will be using in order to personalize them by completing the steps below. Once you have completed the project, give some of the finished products away as gifts this holiday season to your family, friends, and co-workers. Materials glass canning jars and lids newspaper sheets online template sheets of self-adhesive labels printer utility knife disposable gloves bottle of etching cream disposable bowl artist's paintbrush sponge water soft cloth gift tags hole puncher string  scissors pen or marker Secure Labels And Apply Etching Cream Read More …

4 Awesome Ingredients To Have In Your Mid-Run Energy Drink

28 June 2016
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If you are getting ready to switch from pure water to an energy drink as your mid-run thirst quencher, then it's helpful to find one that has exactly what you need. There are some energy drinks that have loads of sugar and tons of caffeine and not much else. These are ones you should try and avoid. You want ones that provide your body with nutrients that will make it easier to get through the run and help your body deal with the stress. Read More …

How To Make Fermented Kosher Dill Pickles Like You Would Get In An Authentic Deli

8 June 2016
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If you love the taste of authentic, deli-style kosher pickles, but don't live near a deli, then you should try making these delicious pickles yourself. They are relatively easy to make and only require a few ingredients. The main thing to understand about kosher, deli-style pickles is that they are made without vinegar. Instead, they undergo a process called lacto-fermentation. This is achieved using salt-water brine. The salt kills off bad bacteria, but does not kill off the healthy bacteria (lactobacilli), which gives the pickles their unique flavor. Read More …

Simple Ways To Make Coffee Breaks More Enjoyable For Your Employees

26 May 2016
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The coffee pot has become a mainstay of the American office, and most employees greatly look forward to enjoying a few cups of this warm, enticing beverage throughout the day. If you're looking to improve employee satisfaction, improving the office coffee experience is a simple, inexpensive way to do that. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Purchase disposable (eco-friendly) coffee cups. Having to hunt for a clean coffee cup is never fun, especially in the early morning. Read More …

The Best Snacks To Pack For Your Summer Adventures And Excursions

13 May 2016
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Be sure to pack plenty of snacks for your summertime adventures and outings. Preparing foods that are high in protein and low in processed sugars will help give you energy for activities, without the crash later on. Plan ahead and pack snacks for summer fun that will provide nutrients, while still tasting good. Some sensible snacks for your summer excursions include: Beef jerky. Look for natural beef jerky that doesn't have a lot of preservatives and chemicals added. Read More …