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South of the Border Sliders

Let’s take a drive south of the border and find inspiration in the big, bold flavors of Mexico… flavors that are perfect fit for sliders!

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Mexican Style Street Corn Dip

This recipe has the best of both worlds, sweet corn off-the-cobb with all the Mexican style fixings, served up in the form of a delicious hot and bubbly dip.

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Chef Tim’s Turkey Scotch Eggs

Chef Tim’s from-scratch Scotch Eggs feature a delicious layer of housemade Jennie-O ground turkey sausage surrounding a balsamic soft-boiled egg; all coated in a crispy seasoned bread crumb layer.

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Sloppy Bird, Turkey Sloppy Joe Recipe

This sandwich is a two-hander, and be sure to B.Y.O.B… “Bring Your Own Bib” for a recipe transforms the Sloppy Joe from a sandwich with forgettable potential into your next highly profitable featured special.

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Ham, Spinach & Broccoli Quiche

Greens, eggs and ham! That’s our hamtastic spinach and broccoli quiche. Quiche is, in my opinion, one of the easiest ways to transform leftovers into a palatable, profitable work of art.

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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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Glazed Ham with Cherries, Ginger Soda & Rosemary

Glazing ham is one of the easiest and most straightforward ways to add multi-dimensional flavor to your ham without breaking a sweat. A good glazed ham is a simple, fundamental recipe to have in your arsenal of culinary tricks.

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The Test Kitchen Two Video Crew

The global pandemic has spurred the need for creative thinking when it comes to… well, everything. In this case, rethinking video production.

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The Many Faces of Biscuits

Biscuits are on a top tier in the comfort food category, but there’s a lot of untapped opportunity for restaurants and food service operations using biscuits.

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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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Episode 60 – Peer to Peer with Paul Saval

If you work in the food industry, provide distribution services, conduct sales calls or are at all curious about the chaotic world and persevering positivity of an independent businesses over the past several months, this episode is a can’t miss.

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Episode 59 – A Full Comp Crossover

This episode brings timeless and relatable wisdom to the forefront of foodservice in a back and forth conversation between two podcast hosts reflecting on the ideas and advice shared by past guests.

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Save Your Aging Bananas

There comes a point when your bananas become limp, soft to the touch with a dark spotted skin that’s less than desirable in appearance and texture. But, there’s a sweet opportunity underneath that blemished peel…

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What You See is What You Get

Unfortunately not all new restaurant owners and chefs have the ability, or capital to outfit their kitchen or establishment with all the bells, whistles and gadgets one would envision being in the culinary space of their dreams.