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Caramelized Ham & Citrus Dressed Beet Salad

Caramelizing is the process of slowly extracting (cooking low & slow) either natural sugars or sugars that have been added during processing. Many hams have sugars added during the curing process, which makes ham perfectly suitable for caramelizing.

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Making Dye with Your Dying Beets

In my opinion beets are one of the most versatile root vegetables on the market. Beet juice is an all natural food dye that can add a layer of brilliant color to many dishes.

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My Feelings on Peelings

There comes a point when we as restaurateurs need to evaluate all aspects of every product used within our business. This holds an important value when many kitchens produce a plethora of menu items from scratch…

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Chicken, Apple & Beet Salad

Not only is this salad a healthy addition to your menu, but the brightly colored ingredients will make it pop off the page! Fresh spring greens, mixed with crisp apples and grilled chicken served with cranberry almond goat cheese fritters.