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Another Guacamole Recipe for Cinco de Mayo

Guacamole with avocado on wooden table

Everyone has their favorite guacamole recipe that they like to share on Cinco de Mayo, and I’m no stranger to that. I’d submit that most revelers don’t know the meaning of Cinco de Mayo other than a day of taco deals and guac recipes (spoiler: it’s a celebration to commemorate …

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The Indigo™ from Manitowoc

Manitowoc Indigo ice machines

For the past 15 years, Manitowoc Ice has won FE&S magazine’s Overall Best in Class for Ice Machines. Manitowoc Ice designs and manufactures its ice machines in a 360,000 square foot facility in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Although it’s 100% manufactured – the FDA considers ice a food product, and Manitowoc takes …

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Go Green Roundup

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Friday, April 22 is Earth day! Though we encourage everyone to be eco-friendly year round, April is a great time to jump start your sustainability practice. Maybe it’s because the hint of spring is finally starting to become real, or that we’re no longer in the dark come 5pm, but …

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Commonly Asked Questions: Ignition, DIY & Temperatures

QA-Tundra

Here at Tundra Restaurant Supply, many of us on the team have worked in the restaurant industry as servers, chefs and even service technicians in our previous lives. That’s why you know that when you call us or contact us online, you’re speaking to someone who is knowledgeable about the …

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Don’t Miss the Earth Week Promotion with Eco-Products!

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When you shop Eco-Products for the week of Earth Day (April 22, 2016), we’ll donate 10% of the proceeds to the Growe Foundation. Eco-Products has long been the leader of sustainable disposables. Every product that Eco-Products makes falls into two categories: it’s either made of renewable resources like corn, sugarcane or plant …

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Down to the Decimal

dough scale

The modern kitchen is evolving every day and today’s professionals are seeking the most advanced tools for their work table. Escali has been designing and manufacturing digital scales, mechanical scales, hanging scales, thermometers, and timers for many years, and is the name to trust when it comes to quality, precision, and …

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Contaminated Ice

dirty-ice-machine

I’ll give you fair warning, talking about contaminated ice isn’t a pretty subject. There’s a reason why health inspectors check for microbial contamination in your ice bin on each visit. Between the risk of bacteria, mold and even blood (yes, blood), the ice you’re serving to guests is not only …

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[Buying Guide] Disposables Dinnerware 101

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You’ve probably used disposables throughout most of your life, from school lunches, to backyard BBQs, to doggie bag leftovers after eating out at a restaurant. Single-use disposables are used both for convenience (throw away instead of clean? score!) but also to prevent the spread of diseases for businesses who lack …

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You Made WHAT In Your Waring Blender?

Green Pea Soup Recipe

As you learned in The Waring Way, Waring has been making blenders since the early 1940s. Waring Commercial has done an excellent job with design innovations and I want to talk a little about the Waring 64 oz X-Treme Hi-Power Blender . With a 3.5 HP motor and variable speed …

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What Does FDA’s Menu Labeling Enforcement Mean for You?

Nutrition information facts on assorted food labels

Required as part of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, any chains that sell restaurant-style food (which could also include movie theatres, bowling alleys, amusement parks, delis and grocery stores) would have to publish calorie counts on menus. The objective of these efforts, of course, is to give …

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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire

By Spc. Leigh Campbell], via Wikimedia Commons

Cooking comes with inherent risks. One of the biggest risks facing commercial kitchens? Fires. Even the cleanest, most well-ordered kitchens have equipment like deep fryers, stoves with open flames, charcoal ovens, electrical panels, greasy rags, and exhaust ducts, all of which can start a kitchen fire if proper precautions aren’t …

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