6 January 2016
Cooked-to-perfection noodles, savory chunks of chicken, and crisp and flavorful veggies-- it is no wonder why chicken chow mein is one of the most popular dishes ordered at Chinese restaurants.If you are trying to replicate this dish at home, you may think that because you have gathered the finest ingredients, obtained the perfect recipe, and have a professional-worthy wok you are good to go. However, don't be at all surprised if the chicken chow mein you end up with after all your efforts is nothing like what you have experienced at your favorite restaurant.
24 December 2015
What most every beach restaurant is known for is its fresh selections of fish, many coming straight from the docks as the day's most recent catch. If you're new to owning a beachfront restaurant, you may still be trying to determine the best ways to handle and store the fish that you bring into your kitchen. Whether you're buying Alaskan fish straight from the docks or you live in the lower 48 and you're getting daily fresh deliveries, here are the tips you need to know about proper freezing and future use of your fresh Alaskan fish.
28 November 2015
Just about everyone is familiar with Alaskan king crab, a favorite at seafood restaurants. But periodically, your favorite seafood shanty may offer other types of crab that are equally delicious. Here are four to try the next time you see them on the menu. Snow Crab Most snow crab, sometimes referred to as "opies" after their scientific name, comes from Alaska, although they can also be found on the East coast.
24 November 2015
If you are eating out at a restaurant and you want to keep things healthy while still enjoying your meal, there are a few ways you can cut calories and make sure your meal is still what you hoped for. You need to know what to order, and making sure your portions are the right size can make a big difference in how healthy your meal is. Every restaurant should have something you can enjoy while sticking with your diet plan.
19 November 2015
Shrimp is a favorite protein for many American cooks because it is low in calories, versatile and delicious. However, since it is more expensive than other proteins, such as chicken or pork, and requires different preparation techniques, many families opt to purchase shrimp only for special meals. If you are a shrimp lover who would love to get maximum enjoyment from cooking with shrimp, the following tips will help you find ways to purchase shrimp more economically, so you can enjoy it more often.
27 October 2015
Planning to hold a large gathering at a banquet center is a highly complex task that requires very careful planning. Unfortunately, it is possible for you to feel overwhelmed by this process, which may cause you to make oversights in the planning stage that can cause major problems later. To help mitigate the risk of encountering problems with your banquet, you should consider these three questions when choosing a facility to hold your gathering.
26 October 2015
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) recommend Americans to eat at least two servings, or 3 to 6 ounces, of seafood each week, as it is rich in essential vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients. Seafood is always best when consumed fresh, but have you ever wondered just how fresh the seafood at your local restaurants is? Use these 3 tips as a guideline as to whether the seafood really captures the freshness of the sea like the restaurants claim.