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Upgrading the center of the plate
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Nov. 13, 2014
Get ready for ramen
Operators are taking this Asian noodle soup, once the packaged stuff of college dorms, to new heights.
Oct. 22, 2014
Hot chocolate, cool flavors
Powdered mix with freeze-dried marshmallow bits? Think again. Whether for special events or as an everyday indulgence, operators are finding new, unexpected ways to make hot chocolate feel fresh.
Oct. 10, 2014
Three Takes On: Burgers
Three Takes On offers several different versions of the same classic dish. This month: Burgers.
Oct. 10, 2014
On the Eastern front
Most of the ingredients in Eastern European dishes are simple and feel familiar to customers. But if a recipe calls for something that simply won’t play well, most operators have no problem tweaking...
Sept. 24, 2014
Taking stock of snacks
As between-meal eating grows increasingly popular, the humble snack has become nearly as important as breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Sept. 16, 2014
Puddings and custards
Visually, puddings and custards might not be as impressive as petits fours or multi-tiered cakes, but these humble sweets are true workhorses in the kitchen.
Sept. 2, 2014
Three Takes On: Hummus
Three Takes On offers several different versions of the same classic dish. This month, we scoped out three hummus recipes, including Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, White Bean Hummus and Black-eyed Pea...
Aug. 11, 2014
Juice it up
Operators increase beverage sales with juice bars.
Aug. 8, 2014
Breaking out of the round pie box
Flatbreads aren’t just trending at national chains—they’re healthy, versatile and convenient options satisfying customers in non-commercial operations as well.
July 10, 2014
Three Takes On: Baked Beans
Three Takes On offers several different versions of the same classic dish. This month, we scoped out three unique baked beans recipes, including 5 Way Baked Beans, Plant-based Southwestern Baked...
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