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 Need for Fresh, Organic, and Other Groceries Available in Health Food Stores

Jun 11 2019

Health food stores can provide a great supply of natural and organic food supply, along with the many options to help meet your dietary needs. Unlike a traditional supermarket, the natural grocery store provides very healthy options for cooking and eating for consumers who are looking to maintain a diet without preservatives and other chemicals that are not good for the body.

Health Food Stores

Even more than a natural grocery store, there are health food stores are able to provide supplements and other dietary alternatives rather than the foods that you eat every day. Some of these may include the vitamins and other changes to the diet that are recommended by consumers’ doctors for the benefit of their health. This may not be the bulk of their grocery shopping to be done, but it contains at least much of the nutritional support that is indicated for the improvement of health and wellness.

Choose Organic Grocery Stores

One of the most common health food opti

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What To Look For When Purchasing Restaurant Equipment Online

Jun 10 2019

If you decide to purchase your restaurant equipment online, there are a few things you will want to look into before clicking on that buy button. You want to be sure that you are buying the right thing in the first place so when you see a dough sheeter for sale, you want to make sure it is the right dough sheeter for sale for you before you buy it. You shouldn’t jump on the first dough sheeter for sale, for example, because it might not be the right dough sheeter for you. Keep reading to learn what to look for when buying your equipment online.

Look For The NSF Logo

NSF stands for National Sanitation Foundation. If the equipment you choose online has this logo on it, you are good to go with buying it. However, if you find something you are interested in for your restaurant, but it doesn’t have the NSF logo on it, skip it until you find something that does have it. The logo means it is a clean piece of equipment and is safe for any restaurant owner to purchase. Make sure

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Finding the Finest Asian Restraurants or Catering

Jun 06 2019

American cuisine is as widely varied as the American people themselves, and many types of ethnics food can be found in restaurants, diners, grocery stores, and even fast food locations today. Due to the proximity of Latin America such as Cuba and Mexico, Mexican food is the most popular ethnic food in the United States, but others such as Italian, Greek, Indian, and other foods are common and quite popular as well. Many Americans love Asian restaurants and foods for lunch places such as Japanese restaurants, catering services offering Thai or Chinese food, and more. An interested customer may look up Asian catering for an event where many attendees may like Chinese, Korean, or Thai food, and many restaurants of all levels may offer Asian cuisine too. An online search such as “thai restaurant buffalo ny” may be a fine option for someone visiting that city, and entering “thai restaurant buffalo ny” along with your ZIP code may furt

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How To Use And Care For Your Meat Grinder

Jun 02 2019

You now have a meat grinder, or maybe even an industrial meat grinder and you love to play with food so much that you can’t wait to start grinding some meat. Cutting meat sounds so awesome to you, and you are ready to get in there with your brand new industrial meat grinder and get to grinding meat. First, you need to assemble the grinder but it is self-explanatory to you and you will easily be able to do that. Now, you just need a few tips on how to use and care for your industrial meat grinder.

Keep Everything Cold

This is perhaps the most important thing to keep in mind before you even use your commercial meat grinder. Everything from the meat grinder right down to the meat and even the bowl you are making sausage in needs to be cold all the time. If anything is even a little warm, your meat will smear and it will come out

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