Love Your Produce with These Chef Hacks

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we bring you chef hacks for our most beloved ingredients–produce. Treat them right with these storage and cooking tips.

Slow Tomato Rot

Store tomatoes upside down with the stem end facing downward. This prevents air from entering through the thin stem layer and keeps the moisture inside the tomato.

Carving Pumpkins?

Remove the seeds using an ice cream scoop instead of your hands or a spoon. The edges of the scoop are sharp and can cut through the inside flesh easier.

Smelly Hands

Neutralize the garlic or onion smell from your hands by rubbing them with lemon juice, baking soda, or stainless steel. Continue reading

10 Food and Drink Trends We Are OVER

As every new year approaches, chefs and food critics examine what has worked and what hasn’t worked on menus in the 12 months prior. Here at Food & Drink Resources (FDR) it’s a little different. Yes, we look back on the year to see what’s occurred, but we are typically thinking about food and drink trends six to eighteen months in advance to make sure our customers’ menus are relevant when launched. Continue reading

Holiday Chef Hacks

Who would we be if we didn’t share our best kitchen hacks to help you with all the holiday cooking you’re doing? In this list of professional cooking tips, we give you some of our best.

Continue reading

First FDR Open House A BIG Success

Thank you to everyone who attended our recent open house at the FDR Innovation Center. It was great to re-connect with so many colleagues and friends as well as make a few new ones. We’re pleased to share many pictures from the event with you on our Facebook page. Click here or on any of the images below to view the complete #FDROpenHouse gallery. Continue reading