food--cooking

  • Why It's Important To Keep The Lights Off In Your Walk-In Cooler

    Having proper lighting inside your walk-in commercial refrigeration unit is important. It can be tough to rearrange things, organize your cooler, and retrieve necessary items without ample lighting, so keeping bulbs in the lights inside your cooler is essential. However, some employees can get in the habit of leaving the lights on when they walk out of the cooler, which is never a good idea. These are a few reasons why it is important to ensure that the lights are turned off inside your cooler when no one is inside. [Read More]

  • A Grease Trap Cleaning Guide

    When you want to be sure that your restaurant works for you at its best, you owe it to yourself to keep up with your grease trap maintenance. By properly cleaning and maintaining your grease trap, your restaurant will run safer with fewer fire hazards overall. In order to learn more about grease trap cleaning, its benefits and what you should know about it, read on and follow these tips.   [Read More]

  • Two Simple Chocolate Candies To Make At Home

    Life is like a box of chocolates -- it's important to choose what you enjoy! If you love indulging in homemade chocolate goodies, here are two simple and delicious chocolate candy recipes you just have to try. Chocolate Turtles These decadent chocolate treats feature crisp, toasted pecans and gooey caramel. The recipe makes 12 candies. Ingredients: 8 ounces high-quality dark chocolate, chopped 24 toasted pecan halves 12 soft caramels 1 teaspoon milk Directions: [Read More]

  • Creating A Sweets Cookbook: What To Include, How To Categorize Certain Recipes And How To Verify Your Information

    If you are currently compiling a sweets cookbook for sale, you may need some help organizing the book. Some recipes may not go where you think they should, and others may be in a category all their own. Here are some tips on what to include in your first sweets cookbook, how to categorize recipes and verifying the information you are given by others. What to Include Sweets can fall under many different categories (see below), as well as utilize many different flavorings and spices. [Read More]

  • 4 Healthy Vegan Foods You Can Make At Home With A Food Processor

    If you've adopted a vegan diet and are looking for healthy recipes that use your food processor, then this list is for you. All of the foods listed bellow are vegan, and are also really simple to make in your food processor. Only two of the four recipes require any cooking beforehand. Almond Butter (cooking required) Almond butter is super healthy, as long as you make your own so that you avoid the added sodium or sugar that some store brands have. [Read More]

  • 5 Ways To Boost The Protein Content Of Your Morning Bowl Of Oatmeal

    If you're looking to turn your morning bowl of oatmeal into a protein powerhouse, then you should think about adding some protein-rich foods to the basic oats. While fruits such as blueberries, raspberries, and apples are healthy, they won't give you the protein boost you are looking for. So, with that in mind, here are some alternative things to add into the mix. Pine Nuts Pine nuts are soft and have a mild flavor. [Read More]

  • 4 Heart Healthy Options At Your Local Mexican Restaurant

    If you love Mexican food, but are concerned about your heart, you needn't avoid Mexican restaurants. There are plenty of heart healthy items on the menu. As long as you avoid recipes that are overall heavy with cheese, beef, or are fried, then you will be on the right track. Here are 4 suggestions to look for. Roasted Chicken With Mole Poblano Sauce Roasted chicken is always a good alternative to beef, pork, or fried chicken. [Read More]