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Getting On The Same Page As Food Suppliers

When I started ordering the supplies for my parent's restaurant, I realized that it was a lot harder than I had initially anticipated. The work was long, tiresome, and incredibly challenging. I also didn't know how to properly project how much food we would burn through, which made it difficult to order. However, as I continued ordering, I learned the tricks of the trade, as well as how to get on the same page with food suppliers. Check out these posts to find out how you can streamline your restaurant ordering, save money, and alleviate order-related problems with great ease.

Creative Ways To Use Gourmet Popcorn

If you're a popcorn lover, you know the difference between gourmet popcorn kernels and sub-par popcorn kernels. While the gourmet corn pops up fluffy and tender, its basic counterpart can leave much to be desired in way of taste and texture. Gourmet popcorn also has a tendency to pop better, so less kernels are wasted. There are several ways to use gourmet popcorn and incorporate it into your life. Of course you can enjoy it as a snack on movie night or any other time, but you can also put it to work in other ways, such as decor and gifts. Read More 

Coconut Patties: An Introduction For Coconut Lovers

If you have a fascination with anything coconut, there is one sweet treat you don't want to miss: coconut patties. These sweet treats are considered a candy by most retailers, but they are definitely more than just a candy bar. Offering fresh-tasting coconut and chocolate, coconut patties are quickly becoming a highly sought after dessert. These confections can be eaten as they are or included in an array of recipes. If you have never heard of coconut patties, it is definitely time for an introduction. Read More 

Four Gin Cocktails You Can Make In A Pitcher

When you're serving drinks to a large party, it's often easier to mix them in a pitcher and let guests serve themselves than to shake them one by one. Change things up a bit with one of these gin-based pitcher cocktails. They're fruity, refreshing, and convenient.  Blackberry Bramble Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups gin 1 cup blackberry liqueur 1 cup fresh blackberries 1/4 cup simple syrup 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 cups lemon-lime soda Press the blackberries through a metal strainer. Read More 

Chocolate Producers Must Understand Flavanols To Capture The Health Conscious Market

To capture chocolate sales from the health-conscious consumer segment, chocolate manufacturers must understand the science of cocoa and flavanols. Chocolate producers and retailers who softly market their confections as health supplements should keep up with the latest research. They should use the findings to reformulate their chocolate products to customers' standards and accurately label their products to increase trust in their brand.  Here's what chocolate producers should know about the science of cocoa flavanoid phytology. Read More 

Tips For Making Flawless Corned Beef And Cabbage On Your First Try

Corned beef and cabbage is a traditional dish served as part of a St. Patrick's Day celebration, but for those who have never made it before, it can be a bit of a mystery. If you're getting ready to host a St. Patrick's Day meal and you want to host one that your guests will never forget, it's important that you understand how to cook this iconic entree. Here's a look at what you need to know about making a corned beef and cabbage meal. Read More