Three Ways To Make Any Ordinary Meal Special

31 March 2018
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If you're like most people, you often aren't prepared to dress up an ordinary meal on the spur of the moment -- but sometimes, things happen that require an impromptu celebration. For instance, perhaps your spouse comes home with excellent news about a coveted promotion and you've already prepared a normal dinner and wish you had a way to make it more festive. Adding candlelight, using the good china, and picking a bouquet of flowers from the garden to place on the table are all great ways to create a celebratory ambiance, but there are also certain ways you can make the meal itself more special. Read More 

Four Unique Ways To Organize And Store Coffee Pods

12 June 2017
 Categories: Food & Cooking, Blog

Coffee pods offer a great way to create exactly the right amount of coffee for you and your guests every day, but finding ways to organize and display the different types of coffee pods in your kitchen can be a challenge. Here are a few options you can use to provide easy access to your coffee pods while keeping the different flavors neatly organized. Silverware Trays If you have a spare drawer you can dedicate to storing your coffee pods, consider using silverware or cutlery trays for organizing your collection. Read More 

What Can You Do To Get Students Interested In The School Cafeteria Again?

5 May 2017
 Categories: Food & Cooking, Blog

When participation in your school's lunch program starts to wan, you might have to turn to creative solutions to get students interested in eating lunch at school again. You do not have to completely overhaul your program. Small changes can have a big impact. Here are a few ways you can spark an interest in the lunch program.   Improve the Efficiency of the Serving Areas  One of the reasons students are losing interest in eating from the school cafeteria is the time involved to actually get the food. Read More 

3 Essential Pantry Staples For Authentic Mediterranean Cuisine

20 March 2017
 Categories: Food & Cooking, Blog

If you've ever visited the Mediterranean, or you dream of traveling there one day, you may have a strong love of Mediterranean food. You're not alone; the cuisine from this region is full of flavor, uses beautiful fresh produce, and is healthy and nutritious. If you'd like to cook up a flavorsome Mediterranean meal at home, then having the right staple ingredients is vital. Here are three key elements used in Mediterranean-style cooking that no good larder should be without. Read More 

Exploring Bread: Cultures You Need To Try At Your Local Bakery

30 January 2017
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Your local bakery has a plethora of delicious breads and pastries just begging to be devoured. If you are used to buying your traditional French breads or fat yeasty rolls but want to try something new, you can explore bread by checking out different cultures. Here are some breads you just have to try the next time you walk into the bakery. Japanese breads You may not think of this culture when you think of bread and pastries, but Japanese-style breads are becoming more mainstream in common American cuisine. Read More