Winter is out of here and spring is starting to heat up the world around us, so you know what that means: ice cream! The delicious frozen dessert that has been a staple in American homes for years is surely going to fly off shelves in the coming months, but that will come as no surprise to those perusing the frozen food aisle at the grocery store. Whether you personally choose cones or cups, grab your spoons and frozen yogurt supplies and get ready for 3 reasons why ice cream (as well as its frozen cousins like frozen yogurt and Popsicles) is a must-have on every frozen food aisle:
- We ALL Scream for Ice Cream. Now doing something because everyone else is doing something isn’t always a valid reason (didn’t your mother ever ask if you would jump off a bridge if all of your friends were doing it
When people think of Hispanic food, they think of tamales, enchiladas, tacos, and empanadas. However, recetas from the broad group of cultures that are referred to as Hispanic, a group which includes Mexicans, Peruvians, and many others, according to Pew Hispanic, are much more varied than the fast-food fare we’re offered here in the States. Not only are Hispanic cuisines known for hearty, simple dishes like arroz con pollo and ceviche, they’re also increasingly well known for their recetas de postres, their recipes for desserts.
Flan is undoubtedly the most popular of all Hispanic recetas de postres, at least in this part of the world. However, recetas de postres for rice pudding, a classic Peruvian dish, are increasingly
Everyone loves choosing a restaurant to go eat out at. You can get a good plate of food paired will good craft beers, and you don’t even have to worry about any of the cooking or cleaning. Yet, there’s always the chance that the food will be sub-par, or worse, so you have to be selective when you’re trying to find a good restaurant.
After all, there’s nothing worse than paying good money for bad food. So how do you go about finding restaurants in your area that are worth your time and money? Here are a few tips for choosing a restaurant!
One of the best ways to find a good new eatery is to ask your friends or family for suggestions. Perhaps they might have been to a new
Commercial kitchens are unique in their need to stay functional for extended periods each day during food preparation and cooking times. Unfortunately, the appliances and utilities required for this extended usage in commercial kitchens can account for up to 50 percent of a restaurants energy bill. By insuring that everything is in flawless working order and that you are following catering equipment maintenance guidelines, you can keep energy bills under control and commercial kitchen repair costs down.
A majority of your appliances may require occasional calibration and upkeep to insure that you are not risking food safety issues as well. For example,
If you’ve ever spent anytime in Florida, then you know exactly how the region’s famed seafood, stone crabs, spiny lobsters, and the like, is prized for its flavor, texture, and health benefits. You might know exactly how delicious every morsel of Florida Keys seafood is, but you’re likely not to know exactly how to cook it to bring out its potential flavors. With this unique but delicious take on crab cakes, a classic beloved up and down the East Coast, you can enjoy the flavors of Florida Keys seafood, wherever you are.
- 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
- 1 teaspoon sea salt, smoked
French wine is one of the most highly coveted forms of the intoxicating beverage in the world. Producing between seven and eight million barrels of the lovely liquid every year, the French have taken a skill inherited from the Romans in the sixth century and have distinctively made it their own, coming up with such world renowned favorites as Champagne, Chardonnay, and others.
It wasn’t long before winemakers in other parts of the world started trying to take distinctly French wines and turn them into cheaper, less storied versions. The United States produces over 750,000 gallons of wine every year, according to Wine Institute, many of which bear the names of France’s most iconic wine regions. However, as any reputable wine shop can tell you, having the name of the best wine AOCs, doesn’t make the wi
Italian food is one of the most popular cuisines in the world. Almost every country, from New Zealand to America, has a local pizza joint that residents frequent. In fact, more than five billion pizzas are eaten annually world wide. Many families dedicate one night a week as “pizza night,” and some offices order pizza for their employees on a weekly basis. If you have ever ordered from a lunch delivery menu or sat down at a restaurant, you have probably eaten pizza at least a handful of times.
Traveling to the source of the cuisine, in Italy, will give you an authentic experience. Almost all pizzas are made with what American’s consider thin crust. Since more than half of Americans prefer this kind of pizza, they would find pies in Italy delectable. Also, the ingredients Americans use for classic d
Did you know that the catering industry in the United States generates around $8 billion dollars in revenue each year? Actually, when you think about all of the weddings, organizational dinners, holiday parties, business luncheons and countless other large events that occur all year round, that number probably isn’t all that surprising.
The main reason that individuals, organizations, and businesses turn to food catering services is for convenience. Organizing the planning of a large event can be stressful enough without the added burdens of dining preparations. Catering agencies not only offer convenience to their clients, but it can be more cost-effective to hire a catering service than having to purchase all of the foods and tableware separately.
Although catering is commonly used for wedding recep
When you think of American food, what do you think of? Maybe you think of macaroni and cheese, chicken noodle soup, or the buffalo wing. More likely than not, however, you think of grilling and barbecue. Consider, 49% of respondents to the annual Weber Grillwatch Study say that they grill outside, rain or shine, year round. 37% say they continue to grill steaks, barbecue chicken, shrimp, and other favorites even when it’s below freezing.
Our most favorite thing to eat and grill in this country? Beef. Ground beef, steaks, steak tips, tenderloins; whatever the cut, we love it. Subsequently, according to the USDA, the American beef industry is worth over $85 billion. Of course, with all that beef consumption, there are some things to look out for. As MedicineNet points out, the most important steak