Category: TIPS & IDEAS

Best holiday appetizers

For many folks, appetizers are the best part of any get-together, especially during the holidays. So give the people what they want, and offer up a variety of appetizers on your holiday catering menu. Cold appetizers are usually in great demand because no prep is involved. Particularly popular are shot glass-sized appetizers, such as these …

Preparing for the holiday rush: tips to making the season as seamless as possible

During the holiday rush, retailers aren’t the only businesses succumbing to seasonal stress. The “fun” starts with Thanksgiving and doesn’t end until after New Year’s Day. Restaurants also are under pressure, with private parties, custom orders, and special menus. So how can you please your customers without getting crazed and caught up in the chaos? …

The best side dishes to offer with holiday meals

This holiday season, surprise your dinner guests by serving updated versions of traditional side dishes and totally new culinary creations along with the traditional ones. For a different take on green beans, use haricot verts with a Mushroom cream. Our mushroom cream is made with a subtle mix of Porcini and baby Portobello. You can also …