FOOD HOLIDAY: National Cordon Bleu Day

April 4th is National Cordon Bleu Day. Le Cordon Bleu (French for “The Blue Ribbon”) is the world’s largest school for hospitality education, for both cooks, service and management personnel. Originating in France, it now has 35 schools on five continents. The inspiration for the school began in 1578, with a group of French knights…
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PRODUCT: Time To Switch To Spring Beer Styles

One of the great things about the craft beer movement is that it enables us to change our beers with the seasons. Just as you don’t want a heavy, wintery Barolo on a fresh spring day, the same goes with your beer. Look for a May bock (Maibock), a style that is brewed to celebrate…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use An Avocado As A Bowl

Turn an avocado into a bowl for eggs. Photo courtesy Avocados From Mexico.   We love using avocados as an “edible bowl,” stuffed with salads (bean, chicken, citrus, corn, egg, rice, seafood, tuna), chili, as a shrimp cocktail bowl and as a salsa holder with a side of tortilla chips. But we hadn’t considered eggs…
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