Super Bowl time is approaching, and it’s never too soon to start menu planning. As a group of football fans ourselves, we thought we’d give you a look into our kitchens where we will be making something better than wings. We’ll be making pork riblets supplied by our two of our preferred vendors, Maple Leaf Foods and Ken’s Foods. Continue reading
‘Tis the season for filling dinners of root vegetables and flavorful meats. That’s right. It’s Christmas!
Seeds are tasty powerhouses of nutrition, and they have been growing in popularity. We wrote about the seed trend not long ago, so hopefully you know seeds are not leaving the plate anytime soon.
In this unique Roasted Butternut Squash recipe, we combined an herby pumpkin seed pesto with roasted squash, dried currants, and grated Manchego cheese to make a tasty and nutritious dish that is also comforting for a crisp autumn day.
The big, bold flavors of Africa are a source of culinary inspiration this year. Spices are the essence of African cuisine, and African spice blends are an exciting way to bring ethnic flavor to any dish.
Ras el hanout is a North African spice blend that commonly includes cardamom, cumin, clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, allspice, dry ginger, chili peppers, coriander seed, peppercorn, sweet and hot paprika, fenugreek, and dry turmeric. It’s used in many savory dishes, sometimes rubbed on meat or fish, or stirred into couscous or rice.
We can say with confidence that monkey breads, or pull apart breads, are on trend. Pull apart breads are simple to make and are vehicles for sweet, and, more importantly, savory flavors. Here we bring you 11 ideas for a delicious and shareable bread appetizer or treat. Seriously, it’s what every menu needs. Continue reading
Most food trends come and go, but there is one that has lasted on restaurant menus through the decades: Mac & Cheese…and it’s not just for kids. These 10 macaroni and cheese ideas would work on many-a-restaurant-and-bar-menu. Continue reading