Do You Love Food? Do You Know Where To Get More?

Oct 25 2013

Farmer markets

What kind of Food Network local broadcasting do you watch? What interests you when it comes to watching the Food Network locally? Some people only watch it for the reality shows and the competitions. And there are some great ones on there. But there is so much more when it comes to the Food Network, and food in general. Break out of your comfort zone when it comes to your watching habits, and try something new.

  • Why Is Food Important?
  • There are a lot of cooking shows out there that really stress the importance of food. It is not just about cooking food for supper every night. Food is a communal experience. It brings family and friends together to share in that one thing that they can all agree on.

    Being able to cook, even on a basic level, allows you to communicate in that way wi

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Why Should You Buy Locally? Three Options and Reasons to Avoid the Big Supermarkets

Sep 23 2013

Farm markets

Did you know that the average American meal travels for about 1,500 miles before it arrives on your plate? There are a lot of reasons this is not ideal. Not only does it increase our carbon foot print, or how much carbon dioxide emissions our purchases contribute to the atmosphere, but it can also lead to lower quality foods. Because fruit, for example, has to travel long distances, it is often picked while still unripe, then gassed to ripen it after transportation. Tired of being a part of this? Here are three solutions for learning to eat locally grown foods.

1. Farmer Markets

Most communities both large and small support a local farmer’s market, and this can be a great way to get produce that is both cheap and locally grown. Not only will you cut down on your footprint, but you also get a c

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Three Excellent Reasons to Skip the Supermarket, and Find a Farmer

Aug 26 2013

Organic farmers market

Local, natural, free range, organic, fair trade, all these words get thrown around so often that it can be easy to forget about what they truly mean. Buying and eating local means to seek out food that is grown in your community. For example, if you live in a temperate climate, it might mean buying tomatoes from a local farmer instead of ones from the supermarket. Supermarket produce is usually imported from across the country, or from some other country altogether.

There are many excellent reasons to eat local, but here are the big three.

1. It is easy!

CSA, also known as Community Supported Agriculture farms, and farmer markets make it easy for you to find local fruits, vegetables, meat, and other products. Depending on where you live, you may also find it easy to get local foods year round. Cali

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Buying Food Does Not Always Have to Feel Like a Chore

Jul 26 2013

Market place foods

Many individuals spend all week looking forward to the weekend only to realize that, on at least one of the days, they will not be able to do anything fun because they have to run errands and go grocery shopping for their family. However, fresh food markets provide an opportunity to combine the two. Going to the grocery store is a hassle, and pushing through crowded aisles and waiting in line at the cashier is never any fun. In order to avoid those problems, many individuals will want to do their shopping in the fresh air and laid back atmosphere of farmer markets.

Despite constant efforts by management teams to make their supermarket feel more fun, grocery stores still feel like grocery stores. While there are probably more items there than at a fresh food market, for most, shopping for food always feels

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The Popularity of Barbecuing From Authentic Styles to Popular Grills and Smokers

Oct 15 2018

People throughout the United States enjoy eating barbecued and smoked meats for a variety of occasions. While some individuals may barbecue throughout the year, others do so on holidays such as the 4th of July and Memorial Day. National Barbecue Day, which falls on the 13th of July, is also a reason for celebrating this popular style of cooking.

Types of Barbecue

In the United States, there are four styles of barbecue. In addition to Carolina style, there is Kansas City, Memphis, and Texas style barbecue. While some people may enjoy creating their own unique marinades and sauces for grilling, many prefer the flavor profiles of traditional authentic barbecue.

Even though a variety of meats, poultry, and fish can be thrown on the grill or in the smoker, beef is preferred by a large number of Americans. Within the United States, it’s interesting to note that 89% of grill owners will usually cho

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Make Your Ice Cream Store Stand Out With Beautiful Custom Cups

Oct 09 2018

We know how hard you have worked to make your ice cream shop or frozen yogurt store stand out from the crowd. We know it isn’t easy and that it feels like there is a new competitive shop opening every other weekend, but there are a few things that you can do to stand out from the crowd.

Having a cohesive brand will help your store not only look more put together but will help your first-time customers remember you. If you have custom ice cream cups with your logo and name on it, they will likely be more inclined to remember you compared to if you only offered a plain white ice cream cup.


It might seem like too much of an expense to have custom ice cream cups or colored spoons or any other type of branding on your utensils, but it’s important to keep in mind that we now live in a digital age. If you have a cool and eye-catching logo on your dess

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Why Your Ice Cream Business Needs the Right Stock to Survive

Sep 21 2018

If you have a business that deals with desserts such as ice cream or other frozen treats, you know that depending on the time of year, your business can get overrun with customers fast. it’s important to have plenty of stock on hand so you don’t run out and can keep business flowing. In any two week period, over 35% of Americans will take a time out for ice cream. Here’s what you need to know about staying well-stocked.

You Don’t Want to Lose Customers to Competition

Depending on your location, you may not be the only business in town. It’s important that you don’t lose customers to the competition. In 2013 alone, there was almost 3,000 stores just for frozen yogurt; those numbers have increased over time. Having enough supplies on hand can keep your customers coming back to you, rather than running somewhe

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What Isn’t To Love About Latin Meals

Sep 18 2018

Vacations can be eye-opening experiences. From new places to see to new cultures to explore what isn’t to love about a well needed, earned, and deserved vacation? One of those places in this world that should be on our list is Miami. From the beautiful beaches to the delectable and unique food Miami should be one of those places that you put on your bucket list to visit at some point in your life. This isn’t something that you’ll regret once you’re there if you are the type that likes to immerse yourself in strong cultures. In an area that is so full of life and strong culture what could be better than stopping to check out the Latin restaurants in Miami? Could you think of a better way to spend a perfect vacation evening?

Knowing for being the hub of Latin culture, Miami will not leave you disappointed with their food or their lifestyle. The best Latin American cuisine is located right in Miami. Why would

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