How to cook lobster tails

How to cook lobster tails

Learn how to cook lobster tails, from shopping to prepping, to cooking and serving, in this handy guide.


Type of rice: how to cook fried rice

Type of rice: how to cook fried rice

One of the most popular ways to enjoy rice is by cooking fried rice. This dish can be made with various types of rice. In fact, the recipe can be adjusted slightly to create a variety of fried rice options to please just about any palate.

5 Unique Japanese Cookie Dessert Recipes

5 Unique Japanese Cookie Dessert Recipes

The non-traditional nature of these dishes make them great as standalone treats, offering unusual flavor mixes and creative uses of ingredients. If you own a restaurant, catering company, or food business, you want to diversify your menu options.

Additionally, Japanese cookie dessert can be a great way to liven up a dinner party or surprise guests after the main course. Here are five unique Japanese cookie desert recipes.

Cook Pizza Like a Pro

Cook Pizza Like a Pro

Pizza is one of the most popular and beloved foods of all time. With so many fast-food pizza restaurants and frozen pizzas, actually taking the time to create and cook a pizza has become a rare art form.

It doesn’t seem like cooking a pizza should be difficult, but there’s a right way and a wrong way to go about cooking various types of pizza.

Mexican Menu

Mexican Menu

Tacos, fajitas, enchiladas: These foods all bring back spicy memories of menus south of the border. Whether you’re designing an entire menu with a Mexican flare or merely adding a hint of ethnic entrees to your lineup, there are a few essentials to keep in mind for your Mexican menu.


Oatmeal Working Overtime

When a versatile ingredient meets affordability, it typically becomes a favorite for restaurant owners and savvy customers alike. Oatmeal encompasses these qualities and has been around for ages, although many of the preparation methods have largely stayed the same. It’s time to revamp your menu with some interesting takes on oatmeal recipes, just in time for the cold weather seasons.



Recipe: Quinoa Dishes

Recipe: Quinoa Dishes

Quinoa seeds are typically washed before packaged, but seeds shipped in bulk sometimes come with their natural protective coating still in tact. This coating, known as saponin, is bitter and can ruin your quinoa dish. Always rinse quinoa in a strainer under cold water for at least two minutes to ensure that the saponins have been completely removed, leaving a pearly quinoa seed behind! To cook your quinoa in preparation for dishes, boil covered as you would rice in a 2:1 ratio of water:quinoa for 15 minutes, and let sit for an additional 5. Fork the cooked quinoa for a fluffy, beautiful texture! From here, you can play with recipes and seasonings for a perfect quinoa dish. Here are a few recipes to get you started:




Lava Cake Recipe

Lava Cake Recipe

Lava cake, chocolate meltdown, molten chocolate cake - this gooey dessert goes by many names but boils down to one general recipe. Its best-selling qualities are in the simplicity of its ingredients which include chocolate cake, fudge-filled center, and a side of ice cream to sweeten the deal! The recipe incorporates a version of a chocolate flourless cake with a souffle, creating a molten center surrounded by rich cake.




Recipes: Breads and Biscuits

Recipes: Breads and Biscuits

Breads make their way into your pre-meal appetizers and main-course dishes. Rather than slacking and purchasing ready-made breads (which typically lack in freshness and flavor that a house-made bread could provide!), consider making your breads and biscuits on-site by giving some of these tried-and-true recipes a try!



3 Dessert Ideas for the Grill

3 Dessert Ideas for the Grill

Your commercial grill probably sees a lot of action at lunch and dinnertime, while griddles are typically reserved for breakfast items. If you don’t serve breakfast, then you’re likely reserving your grills for main course items across the board. But there are many desserts that can be made on your grill as well, and those sear marks that makes meats so tasty can enhance the flavor profile of your desserts too! Here are three dessert ideas to use for your commercial grill. 

Recipe: Flatbreads

Recipe: Flatbreads

Flatbreads have been used for centuries in a multitude of culinary cuisine, and with a variety of types of flatbread, it’s a versatile addition to any restaurant.


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Pumpkin-Inspired Recipes: Pumpkin Chocolate-Chip Scones

Looking for the perfect pumpkin-inspired dessert to serve at your restaurant this fall season? Well, look no further! This simple and delicious Pumpkin Chocolate-Chip Scones recipe is just the recipe you’ve been searching for. If you’ve ever made scones, you know that they aren’t too difficult to make. They are actually pretty quick and easy to make, so once you get the hang of it, you can be sure to have a readily available supply of these little pieces of Heaven in your restaurant at all times!


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Appetizer Ideas for Fall

The fall season is in full swing as restaurants, cafes, and coffee shops introduce a multitude of spiced favorites to their menus. Many foodservice establishments tend to focus on revamping their beverage and dessert menus for the season, but their traditional menus stay mostly unchanged. Now’s the time to add a little flavor to your appetizer menu with these appetizer ideas for fall!


Changing Seafood Preferences

In recent years, seafood sustainability has become more and more of a hot topic, and restaurant and food trends in general have swayed heavily towards environmental sustainability and transparency. The result is that customers are changing the way they select their seafoods, and these preferences are based on a variety of factors.


Shrimp Recipes for Summer

Shrimp Recipes for Summer

Summer brings with it new waves of trends and demands - many of which center around seasonal items like seafood! Shrimp are a classic choice, and restaurants across America will see a spike in shrimp sales during the warm weather months.


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