TIP OF THE DAY: Leftover Grains As A Soup Garnish

When we have leftover cooked grains—barley, bulgur, kasha, quinoa, rice, etc.—we start using them the next morning in breakfast omelets. By the time lunch comes, we’re ready to make grain salad. If we don’t have enough for a salad, we add the grains to soup. They can make quite a handsome garnish, and most grains… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Leftover Grains As A Soup Garnish”

TRENDS: Restaurant Focus For 2015

No more waste: In restaurant kitchens, everything can have a second life. Citrus peel is turned into marmalade. Photo courtesy Lola Loves Green.   What are the top culinary concerns for restaurateurs this year? According to a survey by Nation’s Restaurant News, the top five focus on gluten-free and sustainability. 1. ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY Safeguarding natural… Continue reading “TRENDS: Restaurant Focus For 2015”