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Going shopping with children can either be the most fun experience of the week or it can be the most disastrous. There is really no in between. If you have children then you understand this sentiment. Even so, there are several things that you can do in order to make life a little bit easier when you have to go shopping. These tips are particularly true for mall and retail shopping but can also be applied to grocery shopping when applicable. Having said that, with all of the pick up and delivery options these days, there’s almost no reason to ever go inside a grocery store with your kids in the first place.
Bring or Rent a Stroller
This is going to be a life saver. Especially if your child does not know how to unbuckle themselves. If you have a child that is a runner, having a stroller is a gre (more…)
Weddings are special days. There are a lot of details that go into planning the wedding and the reception. From the venues to the caterer and the decorations, the list of details to tend to can seem almost endless. One detail that you will regret ignoring, if you do, is the wedding liquor list. If you plan to serve alcohol at your wedding reception, there are things you can do to make it all work. Unfortunately, most of the time, serving booze at the reception is not as simple as heading to the local liquor store to stock up. Here are some tips to getting it right.
- Talk to your venue about their rules and regulations. Private venues are not immune from the liquor laws of the country. If you want to serve the hard stuff, you need to make sure they have the right license. That means if th (more…)
You came up with a million dollar idea. You have a snack that will change snacking as we know it. You thought of an incredible product that will become a household name one day. The sky it the limit. You’ve gone through research and development. You’ve done product testing with consumers and it has excellent appeal. You’ve gotten FDA approval and are ready to get to retail. There is just one more hurdle to go through before your product becomes the next big hit: choosing the right food packaging equipment.
One of the great things about ice cream is that it is so versatile. It can almost fulfill any need. It doesn’t have to be ice cream, it could be frozen yogurt, gelato cups or even a smoothie. There’s just something so satisfying about a nice big cup or bowl of frozen goodness. Now, this might not appeal to you so much in the winter time because we spend most of the season trying to get warm but you’d be surprised at how pleasant ice cream can be as a dessert even when it is cold outside. Here is how you can enjoy ice cream in the winter.
In Hot Chocolate
This is no ordinary hot chocolate and ice cream. This is the perfect blend of Christmas and summer. Take a (more…)
If you enjoy food and wine, the South Beach Wine andamp; Food Festival may be just the event for you. Sponsored by the Food Network and Cooking channel, the festival has been a big draw for about 15 years. When it started, it was a one day event and it has since grown to five days. It is hosted by the Southern Glazerandrsquo;s Wine andamp; Spirits and Florida International University (FIU) and attracts more than 65,000 people and enlists the help of restaurants from all over the area.
The official websiteandnbsp;of the festival describes it this way, “The Food Network andamp; Cooking Channel South Beach Wine andamp; Food Festival is a national, star studded, five day destination event showcasing the talents of the worldandrsquo;s most ren (more…)
Fast food is one of those things that are so addicting yet so bad for you. That’s pretty much how it goes with everything that tastes good right? If you are trying to be healthy, it can be difficult trying to figure out where to eat when all of your friends want to go to restaurants all the time. So, short of bringing your own food, what can you do to stay healthy and still be able to eat out?
Suggest the restaurants first
When a bunch of friends get to (more…)
There are a variety of services which a professional catering company can offer you. In addition to planning and preparing the event menu, they may also assist you with choosing the decor, decorating tables, and other valuable services so that you can relax and enjoy yourself.
Some companies specialize in corporate menus and can assist with both the event planning and catering aspects. Whether you’re planning a birthday party, a bar or bat mitzvah, or a family reunion, there are special event catering services to ensure that your event is a success.
When you choose special (more…)
Mexican food has become more and more popular over recent years. Over 71% of households in the U.S. have incorporated what are known as mexican ingredients into every day dishes. Of course, it is probable that the best mexican food can be found at a true mexican restaurant; however, these ethnic dishes can be found at restaurants that serve american and other indigenous dishes as well. Surprisingly, although ketchup and mayonnaise are extremely well loved and well used condiments in the U.S., salsa has now outranked them both and is now number one. By the same token, since 2010, tortillas have become more popular than hot dog rolls.
When it comes to any product, packaging is important. Not only do you want your packaging to do a good job of marketing your product, you have to ensure your packaging protects the product inside from damage or spoilage. This is especially important in the food industry, where poor packaging can lead to ruined products and potential legal liability for food-borne illnesses.
There are a couple of different packaging techniques that are popular for food products: vacuum pouches and shrink sleeves. Both have some particular advantages and can be the better choice depending on the food involved.
Food that is likely to expire soon, such as meat and produce, does much better in a vacuum sealed package. Vacuum sealing preserves food three to five times longer than other forms of packaging. That’s important for a fo (more…)
Now that summer has arrived and the days are getting longer and hotter, it is a great time to enjoy a refreshing treat of frozen yogurt or ice cream cups. This is one of the most popular summer treats in America. Research conducted by the NPD Group showed that in any two week period, four in 10 Americans will enjoy a nice cold ice cream treat. If you are craving more ice cream cups in your summer, keep reading to learn some of the most popular icy treats loved by adults and children all across the U.S.A.
1. Gelato cups
Gelato is a unique treat that originated in Italy, (more…)
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Going shopping with children can either be the most fun experience of the week or it can be the most disastrous. There is really no in between. If you have children then you understand this sentiment. Even so, there are several things that you can do in order to make life a little bit easier [...]
Weddings are special days. There are a lot of details that go into planning the wedding and the reception. From the venues to the caterer and the decorations, the list of details to tend to can seem almost endless. One detail that you will regret ignoring, if you do, is the wedding liquor list. If [...]
You came up with a million dollar idea. You have a snack that will change snacking as we know it. You thought of an incredible product that will become a household name one day. The sky it the limit. You’ve gone through research and development. You’ve done product testing with consumers and it has excellent [...]
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