8 October 2015
If you're hosting a wedding, one of the biggest expenses is no doubt catered food. You want to wow your guests while still sticking to a budget, and if your finances are limited, this can be really challenging. Here are four ways you can save money and still have beautifully presented, fun food your guests will love. Put It on a Stick There's no law that says you have to offer a traditional sit-down or buffet meal at your event, even if it's a wedding.
7 October 2015
Many people love Mexican food but think that they have to avoid it if they are worried about their heart health. While it is true that many Mexican meals are made with lots of pork, cheese, or beef, there are also meals that are based primarily on vegetables or fish. In many areas of Mexico, cheese and meat were a luxury. Because of this, people created menus that were primarily based on beans, rice, and vegetables.
6 October 2015
Do you like making pizza, but always feel like your homemade pies pale in comparison to the pizzas at a local pizzeria like Greg's Pizza? Perhaps all you need is a new and exciting crust recipe. This herbed pizza dough recipe takes a while to make, but if you're patient, it yields a crispy, chewy crust with plenty of flavor. Ingredients: 1 ½ cups warm water (approximately 120 degrees F) 3 ½ to 4 cups bread flour 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 packet active dry yeast 1 tablespoon garlic, mince 1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, minced 1 tablespoon fresh parsley leaves, minced 1 tablespoon fresh oregano leaves, minced Directions:
5 October 2015
If you own a restaurant, you are likely facing stiff competition from similar restaurants in your area. Having outstanding food can help set your restaurant apart from others, but even that isn't always enough. In addition to having amazing food and unique offerings, you need to make sure your staff is providing great customer service skills. Customer service can make or break your restaurant. Here are a few ways to improve customer service in your restaurant.
28 September 2015
For years, you've heard that white bread should be avoided like the plague. Much of its nutritional value has been processed away, so people usually only eat it because they love the taste. But although other types of bread are healthier, white bread can still play a role in your daily diet. Nutrition The soft texture of white bread may entice you to use it as your primary sandwich bread. When following a 2000 calorie daily diet, you need 28 grams of fiber.
28 September 2015
Everyone likes going to restaurants. It's incredibly relaxing to have someone prepare food for you while you converse with your family and friends. However, it can also be stressful not to know what is going into your dish, especially for those who need to keep their sodium intake low for health reasons. Here are some tips for eating at a restaurant and still keeping your sodium intake at a normal level.
28 September 2015
If you are hosting a Mexican-themed fiesta at your home make sure you get great food without consuming unnecessary calories. You can create a meal plan that is fresh and tasty, without having to worry about getting too much sodium, cholesterol and other things that are bad for your health. Here are a few Mexican food suggestions for meal options at your fiesta, and a drink option as well. Reduced Sodium
3 September 2015
If you own or operate a bar and grill type restaurant, you know how important it is to have delicious appetizers on the menu. When customers are hanging out watching the game or catching up with friends, they often want finger foods that are easily shared. Homemade dips are great dishes to include on your appetizer menu. Here's a look at two hot dip recipes that you can make ahead in a large batch and then warm up in individual portions as customers order them.