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Humans have enjoyed and relied on tofu for a very long time. The first record mentioning tofu occurred all the way back in 965 A.D. China where it was widely consumed by both the rich and poor. It was first documented in Japan shortly after, in the diary of a Shinto priest who used it […]

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On August 23rd, 2021, California became the first US state to pass a resolution designating that kimchi gets its own special day — November 22, Kimchi Day. This comes a year after China tried to lay claim that kimchi originated within its borders — a statement that greatly shook South Korea. As it has gained […]

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In 2007, the U.S. Senate passed a resolution officially declaring September as National Bourbon Heritage Month. This resolution came about largely in part of Kentucky’s annual Bourbon Festival, taking place this year from September 16th – 19th in Bardstown. To kick off National Bourbon Heritage month, we’ll reminisce on the history of bourbon and discuss […]

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People all around the world enjoy eating curry. Yet, the dishes that make up our global appreciation of curry are often disparate in taste, appearance, and ingredients. So, what is curry, really? Curry Is Everywhere and Nowhere Curry is an umbrella term used to describe a spiced sauce or gravy. As a category of food, […]

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Beyond Whipped Cream When people think of a whipping siphon, perhaps an image of sweet, light, and fluffy whipped cream enters their mind. And it’s true; the classic preparation of whipped cream using an iSi whipping siphon has been the foundation of the tool for the last 50 years. However, whipped cream is just skimming […]

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Food dehydration has been around for centuries. Modern-day commercial dehydration is accomplished by dehydrators, which are ovens engineered to speed up moisture’s evaporation process in foods. A heating element in the dehydrator raises the unit’s temperature while a fan circulates the air inside, removing water while preserving the rest of the food. Creative chefs can […]

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The New Normal: Part of a new series of articles focused on restaurant recovery; issues, best practices and process changes that will become part of everyday business going forward. As we begin to plan for the new realities faced by restaurants and foodservice workers, we need to begin to focus on what will need to […]

The New Normal

The New Normal: Part of a new series of articles focused on restaurant recovery; issues, best practices, and process changes that will become part of everyday business going forward. Restaurants are just beginning their long journey back. And there are a number of changes that we will see as a result. Some of these changes […]

The New Normal

The New Normal: Part of a new series of articles focused on restaurant recovery; issues, best practices, and process changes that will become part of everyday business going forward. Glove use is going to increase dramatically for restaurants and foodservice workers in the post-COVID-19 era. Unfortunately, gloves can provide a false sense of security for […]

The New Normal

The New Normal: Part of a new series of articles focused on restaurant recovery; issues, best practices, and process changes that will become part of everyday business going forward. As we work our way through the COVID-19 situation, we are seeing the first signs of a plan to reopen businesses. Reopening a restaurant is different […]

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