Talking About Specialty Foods

Building A Great Gift Basket For The Coffee Lover In Your Life

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Building A Great Gift Basket For The Coffee Lover In Your Life

Do you have a friend or loved one in your life who is a true coffee aficionado? If you yourself aren’t a big fan of coffee, buying a gift for that person might be tough. Here’s a guide to designing a coffee-themed gift basket that will impress even the most serious of coffee snobs. Choosing Your Beans Pre-ground coffee, even if it is from a specialty brand, is not a good choice for the coffee lover in your life. Coffee becomes stale rather quickly after grinding, and your friend’s discerning palate will be able to tell the...

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Five Good Ways To Use Leftover Pickle Juice

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Five Good Ways To Use Leftover Pickle Juice

Americans consume more than 2.5 billion pounds of pickles annually. In fact, on average, 67 percent of American households eat pickles regularly, and the average American eats nine pounds of pickles every year. That’s a lot of pickles! Kosher pickle brands are so delicious that it’s easy to eat a whole jar (or more) quickly, leaving you with jars and jars of extra pickle juice. However, before you discard this tasty by-product, consider the many ways that you can use that juice to liven up your cooking. How to use leftover pickle...

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Tips For Adding Beer Service To Your Food Truck

Posted by on Mar 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Tips For Adding Beer Service To Your Food Truck

What two things do tacos, burgers, or pizza all have in common? They are all traditional food truck choices and they pair well with beer. Adding alcohol service to your food truck business can really add to your bottom line, especially if you often set up shop at festivals or near nightlife spots. The following tips can help you get set up and going with as few issues as possible. Tip #1: Make a Choice Chances are you don’t want a full bar in the food truck. Bottles take up room, as do the accoutrements necessary for creating mixed...

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Three Ways To Design A Better Wine-Themed Gift Basket

Posted by on Mar 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Ways To Design A Better Wine-Themed Gift Basket

A basket filled with wine makes a nice gift for most any occasion, from a college graduation to a bridal shower. To make sure your gift basket is as impressive as possible, you’ll want to do a bit more than just shove a few random bottles of wine into a basket. Here are three ways to design a more creative, impressive wine gift basket. Choose wines from a certain region. Filling a basket with an array of wines from one specific region gives your recipient a chance to really get to know that region’s wine. Make sure you choose...

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Skip Protein Powder For Egg Whites

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Skip Protein Powder For Egg Whites

Want to curb hunger, build lean muscle and maintain a healthy weight? If the answer is yes, you need protein in your life, and not necessarily in the form of the sometimes outrageously priced protein powder you see in stores. You can get protein from simple and convenient, healthy foods like egg whites. Why your Body Needs Protein Protein plays a pivotal role in the manner in which the human body functions, so consuming a sufficient quantity of this nutrient is important. Adult males should consume 56 grams of protein each day, while an adult...

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Two Simple And Delicious Chicken Thigh Recipes For Your Catering Menu

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Two Simple And Delicious Chicken Thigh Recipes For Your Catering Menu

When you cater, you want recipes that taste delicious, but that are easy to quickly put together in one big pan. These chicken thigh recipes fit the bill. Each is made in a big baking pan and does not require you to dirty a lot of dishes. You can easily double or triple these recipes for a bigger crowd, too. Lime-Garlic Chicken Thighs Serve these lightly flavored chicken thighs with sides of rice and steamed veggies. The sauce is citrusy, but not overly bold, and appeals to a wide array of tastes. Ingredients: 30 boneless, skinless chicken...

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