Celebrate Local, Seasonal and Organic Food with an Earth Dinner!
Last year, a record number of restaurants helped Organic Valley and Chefs Collaborative celebrate our commitment to local, sustainable, organic and delicious food by hosting an Earth Dinner. Join us in making this year the best year yet! These theme dinners provide opportunities for diners to connect with their food, its source, and the traditions and memories associated with it.
Set Yourself Up For Sucess
Most of my days are filled with a series of emotional highs and lows. One moment I can experience the exhilaration associated with executing near perfection, only to be deflated moments later when something does not reach my standards. You don’t have to be a Four Star Chef at a high end restaurant to feel this way. Passion and pride are not exclusive to any single segment of the industry, ethnicity, gender or age; you either feel this way or you don’t.
The Production of Ham
Hams can be classified as fully cooked, cooked before eating, country, and picnic types. There are so many kinds of ham that their storage times and cooking times can sometimes get confusing. First, let us define what a ham is. The word ham is a term for a cut of meat that usually comes from the hind leg of animals like pigs. Hams are named according to where they were taken from the body of the animal. Ham that is taken from the front leg of a hog is labelled pork shoulder picnic while turkey ham comes from the thigh of a turkey.
New To Cooking Quinoa?
A Few Ideas to Get You Started!
As you try to prepare sumptuous foods for family and friends, you may numerous recipes with quinoa. Such recipes can be used as starters, main course, finger foods and even dessert.
Basic Quinoa Recipe
Basic quinoa recipe is the easiest technique that you can try on. Dispense water and quinoa into a pot and allow it to simmer. It will probably take about fifteen minutes. A change in quinoa's color from white to translucent will tell you that it is already done.
Fun Facts About Chocolate
Chocolate is known throughout the world as a delightful treat and loved by most people. Here are a few fun facts you may not know about chocolate.
Ancient Aztecs thought chocolate had magical powers; like the ability to give them strength.
Chocolate was consumed by the ancient Aztecs as a frothy beverage, somewhat like hot chocolate we drink today.
Chocolate contains over 300 mineral properties that are beneficial to your health.
Chocolate comes from a plant, called Theobroma cacao, which translates "Food of the Gods".
Tips to Host and Organize a Dessert Party
Who does not love a dessert party, right? Almost everyone you know including your family, friends, and of course, yourself are all dessert addicts that you deem it's the perfect way to celebrate the upcoming occasion that's very important for you. It may be a birthday, bridal shower, baptism, or anniversary — whatever it is, a dessert party is always a hit among people with a sweet tooth. To ensure that you prepare a veritable feast for your guests, here are some wonderful tips and ideas on how to host and organize a dessert party.