Lentils, chickpeas and dry beans serve a valuable function on non-commercial menus.
10-07-2013 Menu Development
At the Carson Long Military Academy, a client of Flik Independent School Dining, in New Bloomfield, Pa., chef manager Joe Wiles has to feed growing boys three meals a day, seven days a week, so he...
When talking turkey, the subject inevitably leads to Thanksgiving. Chefs can’t help but cite the bird’s big day when discussing how they serve turkey.
Turkeys consume a steady diet of corn and soy meal. The combination of last year’s drought and government mandates for corn crops to be used as ethanol to blend with gasoline have led to...
09-23-2013 Menu Development
If you are lucky enough to have the manpower, making your own stuffed pasta can elevate your dishes to true restaurant quality. So it makes sense that a campus restaurant would be one of the few...
09-03-2013 Menu Development
Unfortunately, squash seems to enjoy more popularity as a sport than as a vegetable, farmers say. Squash, such as pumpkins, melons, gourds and zucchini, is a Cucurbitaceae, one of the four main plant...
While hamburgers appear on most menus, they’re only one in a wide variety of beef sandwiches.
07-29-2013 Menu Development
It’s good news, bad news for the beef industry. The bad: The drought has severely reduced feed yields for cattle, resulting in record-high beef prices. The good: Ranchers confirm that...
07-22-2013 Menu Development
“Apples are a nutritious, whole food that adds texture, color, and sweet or tart flavors to dishes. As far as varieties, the options are endless during apple season here in the Northeast. I...
06-26-2013 Menu Development
The U.S. apple industry is being active in labor reform—a touchy topic, and one that decides whether many farmers can continue to grow apples. The U.S. Apple Association is lobbying for...
Small plates offer artful fare for a fraction of the calories.
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After reporting two embezzlements in the same school year, the Ukiah Unified School District is striving to reduce cash payments and detect employee fraud earlier.
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Mary Arlinda Hill continually aims to improve both Jackson Public Schools and her community.
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