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A Very Brief History of Kitchen Utensils

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We Homo sapiens have been using kitchen utensils for quite awhile now. How long? Since the dawn of the Stone Age, nearly three million years ago! Then it was mortar and pestles. Now it’s mortar and pestles and rice cookers sporting the Android operating system. What happened in between? Let’s turn …

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Food Service Industry Giving Back to the Community

When it comes to the holidays our hearts start to fill with the gift of giving, and we’re a little closer to our philanthropy side.  We see those on the streets in need of blankets, gloves, shoes, and socks, and the next time we rummage through our closets, we think …

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Pitfalls of Resizing (or Scaling) a Recipe

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Looking to take a recipe and resize it to feed 10 times or 100 times more people than the original recipe called for?  There are a few words of caution to review before doing so. The term for multiplying or dividing a recipe is called scaling, and for a lot …

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Learn To Spoon Swoosh

It’s funny how intimidating it can seem to add a little presentation to a dish, which is why the majority of us plop our meals on a plate when we’re at home and totally leave plating décor to the wayside.  But what may look like takes hours to complete, is …

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