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Planning a menu for weddings can be a stressful and time-consuming ordeal for even the best event planner. Of course the bride and groom should have the final say for no other reason than that’s just what they want, here are some things to keep in mind if you’re trying to pull-off the perfect food foray:
1.) Theme?: Many couples opt for a themed wedding of some kind. Tropical, country, Harry Potter. Whatever the case may be you might want to have event catering dishes that compliment the scene.
2.) Leftovers:Most times when you even good caterers you won’t get to keep them. Unless you agree on it beforehand don’t assume you’ll get to take the leftovers, (more…)
Every week it seems like more and more frozen yogurt shops are popping up in cities all across America. The trend is hot right now! That’s one of the reasons that entrepreneurs are trying to get in on the ground floor of yogurt and ice cream shops. Here are just a few things you’ll want to remember when you are opening a frozen yogurt shop:
1. Demand in Your Area - Did you know that 90% of households in the United States regularly indulge in a sweet, frozen treat? That is probably one of the reasons that by the end of 2013, there were over 2,500 frozen yogurt stores. Frozen yogurt stores were one of the only places that would allow customers the freedom to serve and top their own desserts, then pay by weight. This allows the customers to get creative and sample all sorts of flavors in th (more…)
What’s your favorite date night, treat-yourself, indulge-a-little-but-also-be-healthy restaurant choice? If you’re like many Americans, you likely said sushi. While sushi was first introduced in the 1960s to America, its popularity only took off in the 1990s with creations like the California roll, and over the past 5 years sushi consumption has increased by close to 50% in the U.S.
Many people think of sushi as a healthy meal, and for the most part they are correct: raw or steamed fish and seafood, different vegetables, and smaller portion sizes contribute to lower calories and less junk consumption. However, depending on what kind of sushi you’re eating, you could be consuming a lot more calories or unhealthy items than you realize. Good sushi restaurants will have different cuts of f (more…)
There are tons of recetas de comidas out there for ceviche, but if you’re looking to try something new, check out this Peruvian ceviche recipe.
Gather the Ingredients. - To make this recipe, you’re going to need a pound of skinless, boneless fish cut into one-quarter-inch cubes. You can use tilapia, sea bass, striped bass, grouper, sole or flounder. Just be sure you stay away from oily fish like mackerel, sardines, and tuna. You’re also going to need one cup of freshly squeezed lime juice, half a red onion chopped, one diced jalapeno, one minced aji amarillo chile, one and a half teaspoons of aji amarillo paste, half-an-inch pieces of ginger that you can grate or mince, half a bunch of chopped cilantro, four tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil, and some salt.
“Cooking” the (more…)
Do you eat hummus on a regular basis? There are plenty of benefits to eating hummus, especially health wise. For instance, eating a diet that is rich in legumes, like chickpeas, reduces the risk of chronic heart disease. It also means a lower BMI and smaller waist circumference for those who eat healthy.
But eating plain hummus can get old fast, and even your typical favorites might get kind of tired. Here are three types of hummus spreads that you should dare yourself to try:
Spicy Hummus Dips
Sure, most people have had hummus varieties like roasted red pepper or even chipotle hummus. But there are plenty of other hot ingredients you can add to your hummus to give it a kick. From jalapeno peppers all th (more…)
Top Green Tea Diet
Wood furniture is the human way of staying in-touch with nature, even when we’re deep inside the city or bundled up in our homes. Reclaimed wood is even more so by recycling useful materials and keeping the environment going strong. The West is a hungry beast, consuming millions of tons of wood every year, and [...]
It’s certainly a great time to be a beer drinker in the United States. In fact, statistics from 2015 found that there were 4,269 breweries operating throughout this country. This total is important because it means more breweries are operating now than ever before. While excessive drinking is never good, regularly consuming beer is more [...]
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