TIP OF THE DAY: Quinoa Bar

Last month we presented a series of tips to create exciting food bars for entertaining (links below). You can do smaller versions for the family dinner table. A few days ago, we discovered a delicious and nutritious quinoa bar at Fresh&Co., a fast-casual, seasonal and organic restaurant concept for health-conscious people who care as much…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Food Bars Part 2 ~ Lunch & Dinner

Fully loaded from the hot dog bar. Photo courtesy Dietz & Watson.   Yesterday we looked at food bars for breakfast and brunch. Today, it’s lunch and dinner. FOOD BARS FOR LUNCH & DINNER Burger Bar: beef, turkey and veggie burgers with bacon, cheese (blue, cheddar, havarti, jack, swiss), condiments (barbecue sauce, ketchup, mayonnaise), grilled…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Smorgasbord Buffet For A Midsummer Feast

In Sweden, Midsummer marks the start of summer holidays. Midsummer Eve is always the Friday in the middle of the month. People head to the country to be close to nature, enjoy a delicious smorgasbord with beer and aquavit (no wine!), and be with family and friends. If you’ve seen Ingmar Bergman’s Smiles of a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Consider More Buffets

Even six or eight people can enjoy serving themselves buffet-style. Photo by Nancy Louie | IST.   In the catering and restaurant worlds, food serving styles are classified as table service or buffet service. Both styles are used in the home, as well. Many of us tend to think as the professionals do: table service…
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