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The Chemistry of Cocktails

The Chemistry of Cocktails

As drinks become something of a science, the bars that support the scientists are starting to look more and more like a lab. There are many new players in the bartender’s arsenal, and here are some to name a few.


Consider Grilling More Unconventional Meats

Consider Grilling More Unconventional Meats

Keeping the menu unique will help a business become and stay a local favorite. Here are two meat options to consider throwing on the grill!  

Great risotto made easy with a rice cooker

Great risotto made easy with a rice cooker

Being able to offer your guests risotto will add a touch of class to your menu, but only if you can make it just right. Many busy kitchens don't have the time to spend perfecting their risotto recipe, and many cooks are intimidated by the dish.

Cooking Oil Can Be Converted Into Biofuel

Cooking Oil Can Be Converted Into Biofuel

The dwindling availability of fossil fuels has led scientists to search every industry for renewable energy sources.

 The Grain Gamut: Three Creative Grain-Based Dishes

The Grain Gamut: Three Creative Grain-Based Dishes

The healthy-eating trend that’s slowing becoming tradition is shaping ingredient lists for restaurants across America. With a gamut of grains, there are endless possibilities to creating healthy and unique grain-based menu items.


The Differences Between Simmering Vs. Boiling: How Does It Affect Your Cooking?

The Differences Between Simmering Vs. Boiling: How Does It Affect Your Cooking?

Simmering and boiling aren’t actually that much different. In fact, they’re variations of the same cooking method. It’s essential to know the difference between the two because if you choose the wrong technique, it can potentially ruin a meal. 

Fire-Roasted Frenzy!

Fire-Roasted Frenzy!

If you’ve been following the 2015 trend lists, you know that fire-roasting as a method of food preparation is one of the top three. Using the live fire of wood- and charcoal-fired indoor grills and ovens not only adds a little bit of excitement to the kitchen, but it also enhances the smoky flavors of your menu items.


Driving the Food Truck Phenomenon

Driving the Food Truck Phenomenon

Food trucks are one of the trendier examples of fast foodservice, bringing competition to the foodservice industry in speed, convenience, and variety. So what’s driving this food truck phenomenon, and is it here to stay?


Pineapple Shrimp Recipe – Simple Shrimp Recipe

Pineapple Shrimp Recipe – Simple Shrimp Recipe

Is it possible to make a great dinner in 15 min? The answer is Yes. Quick, easy and super yummy paleo dinner recipe! The combination of flavors which you won't be able to resist.

Hearty Soups, Sumptuous Stews, and Creative Chilies: A Food Safety Standard

Hearty Soups, Sumptuous Stews, and Creative Chilies: A Food Safety Standard

Cold weather means comfort food, and this is the season for hearty soups, sumptuous stews, and creative chilies! Food safety with your warm foods is of the utmost importance, especially when cooling them for storage.


Stock Your Restaurant with a Library of Fine Wine

Stock Your Restaurant with a Library of Fine Wine

When guests choose the restaurants they wish to dine at, it is often because of the food and beverages that are on the menus. In many cases, people look to eat at establishments with an expansive wine list. Wine complements many meals, and people of all backgrounds enjoy pairing different kinds with the food that they eat.



A Walk Through Your Walk-In : PART 1

Your walk-in unit is arguably the most important and understated piece of restaurant equipment you have. Fortunately, walk-ins are built to last, so when your unit fails, it’s probably time to analyze the core issue and to re-evaluate the specifications to see if they match your restaurant’s needs and uses.






Product Focus: Manitowoc Ice Machines

In our ‘Product Focus’ blog series, we’ll discuss many of the industry leaders in commercial kitchen equipment, highlighting what sets them apart from the rest! In this post, we’ll delve a little deeper into one of the leaders in ice machines: Manitowoc Ice.

What is Convection Cooking?

What is Convection Cooking?

Convection cooking is a must in any kitchen, but not a lot of people know what that means. Between commercial convection oven in restaurants and smaller options for your home, these are a staple for everyone. If you are curious about why it’s a great addition to your home, here are the specifics of convection cooking and ovens. 

Refrigerated Display Cases Increase Impulse Buying

Refrigerated Display Cases Increase Impulse Buying

Cakes, meats and all types of food can be kept from spoiling in refrigerated display cases.

Best Onion Rings Recipe

Best Onion Rings Recipe

In a few simple steps, you will get nice, hot and crispy onion rings ready to be served. Try these onion rings today and you will never have to search for another onion ring recipe!

A Taste Of The Unusual For Your Holiday Grilling Event

A Taste Of The Unusual For Your Holiday Grilling Event

With Labor Day just around the corner, chefs and backyard barbecuers alike are getting ready for the event by preparing their grills for the last big cooking event of the summer season.

Raw Oyster Bars Are A Great Way To Entice Customers

Raw Oyster Bars Are A Great Way To Entice Customers

Raw fish is prevalent in many different restaurants today. Oysters are just one of many different kinds of aquatic fare that can be enjoyed when uncooked, and many restaurants benefit from serving these undersea creatures as appetizers. 

Best Margherita Pizza Recipe

Best Margherita Pizza Recipe

Hot pizza is really tasty. So, here is our recipe for making the perfect Margherita pizza on the planet. Let's cook it together!

Non-Profit Kitchens Can Implement Refrigeration Equipment To Help Their Services

Non-Profit Kitchens Can Implement Refrigeration Equipment To Help Their Services

Soup kitchens and other non-profit organizations provide a great service to the community when they dole out free food to the homeless and working poor.

Commercial Freezers Preserve Autumn's Bounty

Commercial Freezers Preserve Autumn's Bounty

While American agriculture can support year-round harvests of most kinds of produce, fresh fruit and vegetables from local farms often have a flavor and quality that is difficult to replicate. As a result, many gourmands prefer to wait for foods to be in-season before purchasing them in bulk. With a good commercial freezer at one's disposal, it is easy to extend the period of time in which fall produce is available.

Never Underestimate The Microwave Oven

Never Underestimate The Microwave Oven

Successful restaurants have a wide array of equipment options to choose from when preparing meals for their guests.

Offer Healthier Options With Low-Cholesterol Foods

Offer Healthier Options With Low-Cholesterol Foods

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Meals high in cholesterol are the main reason behind atherosclerosis, and restaurants looking to promote a healthy diet should consider adding low-fat foods to their menu.

Deep Frying From Summer Into Fall

Deep Frying From Summer Into Fall

There's no question about it: one of the most-often used pieces of restaurant equipment in almost any establishment is the deep fryer.

The Key To An Easy Recipe For Your Party Is Having The Right Equipment

The Key To An Easy Recipe For Your Party Is Having The Right Equipment

Caterers have a unique task: it's their job to make delicious food taste like it just came from the oven, even though in most cases, it was prepped and cooked off-premises and then transported from another location.

Kettle Corn Makes For A Great Appetizer

Kettle Corn Makes For A Great Appetizer

Everyone loves to start a meal with a nice appetizer - and if it's free, all the better! Bread baskets are okay, but if you're looking for something that will really stand out, consider offering complementary baskets of kettle corn popcorn to your guests.

A Baker's Job Is Easier With Countertop Ovens

A Baker's Job Is Easier With Countertop Ovens

All cooks know that the key to their success often relies on having access to the right restaurant equipment. For bakers, that means having the right kinds of commercial ovens.



In Order To Provide Adequate Nutrition, School's Need To Invest In More Proper Equipment

In Order To Provide Adequate Nutrition, School's Need To Invest In More Proper Equipment

A sad trend has been quietly picking up speed in United States schools: instead of being served quality cooked meals to students, more schools are serving up pre-prepared foods that only require a zap in the microwave to make them table-ready.

How To Easy Cook Popcorn Shrimp Recipe

How To Easy Cook Popcorn Shrimp Recipe

There are so many varieties of how you can cook this panko fried shrimp, but our mouth-popping popcorn recipe -has the key to getting that light, tender, and flaky crust on shrimp!

How To Make The Perfect Pancake On Your Griddle

How To Make The Perfect Pancake On Your Griddle

Every breakfast place needs to have at least two things perfected: their coffee and their pancakes. Pancakes are one of the most popular breakfast menu items because there are so many ways they can be served.

Should You Use Restaurant Equipment In A Home Kitchen?

Should You Use Restaurant Equipment In A Home Kitchen?

You've been to culinary school, and while you were there you got attached to the quality restaurant supplies the kitchens there had you use. Maybe you're a professional chef, and when you go home you want to have the same amenities there that you do in your place of work. Should you have commercial grills, commercial ovens and commercial ranges installed in your home?

Portable Soak Sinks Can Help You Keep Your Produce Clean and Fresh

Portable Soak Sinks Can Help You Keep Your Produce Clean and Fresh

If you work in the produce department of a supermarket or small grocery store, you know that keeping your fruits and vegetables in top condition is of the utmost importance. When shoppers see dirty squashes, dented apples and wilted lettuce, they will be hesitant to shop your display.




Dough Rounders Can Help Busy Bakers Get It Done in Time

Dough Rounders Can Help Busy Bakers Get It Done in Time

If you're a baker in a busy cafe or bakery, you know that every moment has to count if you're going to get it all done. That's why it's a good idea to invest in the right restaurant equipment to help you get the job done faster.




Commercial Refrigerators Help Restaurant Owners Buy in Bulk

Commercial Refrigerators Help Restaurant Owners Buy in Bulk

In the restaurant industry, business owners can save money by purchasing their goods in bulk. However, savings are only realized if the products are used before they go bad. Many business owners choose to preserve their stocked food with top-of-the-line restaurant equipment.

Making the Best Burgers with Charcoal or Gas Grills

Making the Best Burgers with Charcoal or Gas Grills

If you're a hamburger aficionado, you probably have a preference for using either a charcoal or a gas grill. Charcoal adds a unique taste to meat that some cooks love, while others prefer the convenience and flavor that only gas grills can produce. Professional chefs may favor charbroilers, which give them all the convenience of an outdoor grill inside the kitchen. Whatever your preference, here are a few tips to achieving the best burger at your next barbecue or event.

Hoshizaki Ice Machines Are Great for Any Establishment

Hoshizaki Ice Machines Are Great for Any Establishment

If you work in a commercial kitchen, coffee shop, hotel or any other business that benefits from having fresh crushed ice on the scene, you should consider purchasing a Hoshizaki ice machine. Hoshizaki offers free shipping as well as a free water filter system, so you know your patrons will be provided with only the finest quality ice.




Pizzerias Can Implement Restaurant Equipment To Improve Profits

Pizzerias Can Implement Restaurant Equipment To Improve Profits

Though a cold slice of pizza is not without charm, pizzeria managers know most consumers enjoy products fresh from the oven.

Are Small Appliances Really Necessary Pieces of Restaurant Equipment?

Are Small Appliances Really Necessary Pieces of Restaurant Equipment?

Many first-time restaurant owners often face the quandary of deciding which items they must stock their kitchens with, and which items are nonessential.




Millennials Demanding Kid-Friendly Restaurants

Millennials Demanding Kid-Friendly Restaurants

We all know the general feeling towards Millennials - that it’s the generations of ‘me’. So it might surprise you that research from The NPD Group has found that Millennials in fact put their kids first.


Varying Types Of Pasta May Be More Delicious Than Just Spaghetti

Varying Types Of Pasta May Be More Delicious Than Just Spaghetti

College students and other amateur cooks often forget there is more to the world of pasta than just simple spaghetti and meatballs. Changing the type of pasta can make all the difference in a dish or recipe.






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