Have Your Cake And Pay For It, Too: Catering Your Wedding On A Budget

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Weddings are a time of joy, but that joy can fade away pretty quickly once you get the bill for the festivities. Food and drink are an important part of any wedding reception, but this necessity can drive your bill up into the stratosphere if you're not careful. So if you're looking for ways to have your food without breaking the bank, then the following are a few tips you ought to know about.

7 September 2016

Three Reasons to Hire a Catering Service

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One of the most useful services at your disposal, if you are planning an event, is a catering service, mostly because of the many different ways in which they can assist you. Listed below are three reasons to hire a catering service.  Dining-Space Setup  One way in which a catering service can assist you with your event is by taking a bit of work off of your hands when it comes to setting up the event.

6 September 2016

How To Turn Gourmet Caramel Candies Into Dessert Pizza

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You have a ton of caramel candies laying around your house and you want to do something truly special with them. Why not make a dessert pizza? This simple recipe can be finished in less than afternoon and will create a dessert just about anyone will love. Melting The Candies The first step in this process is to understand how to melt caramel candies to create a liquid coating. Thankfully, this step is relatively easy and includes only a few minor sub-steps:

1 September 2016

5 Benefits Of Consuming Red Wine


Do you love the taste of 2015 Petrus Bordeaux blend wine so much that you are considering buying a bottle? There are actually a few health benefits of the wine because it is made from red grapes. Take a look at this article for a list of some of the benefits that red wine can offer.  1. Has a Good Level of Antioxidants One of the best things about red wine is that it contains a nice amount of antioxidants.

31 August 2016

Understanding Home Tap Water Hardness

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Tap water hardness may be something that you're concerned about for your home's water quality. Here is a guide to understanding the how and why of water hardness.  What is Hard Water? Hard water is a term that refers to the amount of minerals in your tap water. Minerals can leak into the water when your groundwater source passes over a natural mineral deposit, such as limestone, and some mineral ions are attracted to the water and pulled along with it.

30 August 2016

Top 5 Must-Have Attachments for Countertop Mixers

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Countertop mixers are essential for families that love to cook from scratch on a regular basis. They make tasks like blending mashed potatoes and creating the perfect cake batter a cinch. In addition to using the countertop mixers in a traditional way, you can also purchase a few attachments to get even more use out of this handy appliance.  Juicer Attachment There's no need to purchase a separate juicer when you can simply pick up a juicer attachment for your mixer.

26 August 2016

Setting Up A Restaurant: Restaurant Equipment Supplies You Should Not Overlook

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Setting up a restaurant is a monumental task. Tables, chairs, linens, cookware, food--so much to purchase and so little time to manage it. It can get overwhelming, to the point that you might overlook something important or useful. Take a breath, and then take a look at this checklist for things you should not forget to stock in your restaurant's kitchen. Hot Pads and Trivets In the midst of your chaotic setup, do not forget these easily forgettable items.

25 August 2016

3 Must Try Atlantic Seafood Dishes

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Areas that are bordered by the Atlantic Ocean offer some of the tastiest seafood dishes you will sample, whether you're in a little bar and grill sitting on a New England coastal town or at a lavish restaurant that overlooks the coast in Spain. Read on and discover some of the most delicious dishes that are endemic to the Atlantic Ocean. Bisque Although there are many variations of this dish that do not contain seafood, the original recipe demands it.

24 August 2016

Three Sauce And Topping Choices For Your Steak Dinner

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If you're planning to host a steak dinner that rivals your local steakhouse, one of the things you need to consider is what kind of sauce you're going to put over that steak when you serve it. There are many different options to choose from, depending on what you're planning for the night. Here are some of the most common options that you can consider. Compound Butter A compound butter is one of the simplest toppings you can put on a steak, but it's just as flavorful as its richer cousins.

18 August 2016

3 Great Uses For Dry Ice

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Dry ice is frozen carbon monoxide and it has been used for several different things over the years. While one of the more common uses for dry ice is to make homemade root beer, it also can be used quite effectively for several other things as well. This article will discuss 3 great uses for dry ice.  Keep Packaged Items Cold If you are traveling a long distance and need to keep some packaged items cold, then dry ice is great for this.

18 August 2016