New Foodservice Products 9/23/20

This week we’ve added 6 new items to our inventory. Including sandwich pepperoni, unsweetened peach applesauce, blue nitrile gloves and more…

K-12 Recipe: Spaghetti Bolognese

An easy convenient meal for your students. Can be made with real sausage or a vegetarian/vegan substitute. Great meal for a to-go lunch, and easy to reheat!

New Foodservice Products 2/26/20

This week we’ve added 4 new items to our inventory. First from Carla’s Pasta a new Walnut & Gorgonzola Stuffed Striped Ravioli. Precooked Round Egg & Sage striped Pasta Pillows filled with Walnuts, Gorgonzola, Ricotta, Parmesan & Blue cheeses. Next from FPI a Coconut Breaded Butterfly Shrimp, perfect for signature appetizers, baskets, or entrée preparations. FPI’s variety of shrimp fulfills every menu need while saving on labor, time and ingredients. Next, a staple in any kitchen, Ranch Dressing. From Chef’s Label we have a Ranch Dressing Pouch Mix, yields 1 gallon of dressing. Lastly from Chef’s Superb, an Instant Cheese Sauce Mix, easy preparation – just add mix to hot water and bring to boil. 

Make Mac & Cheese a Signature Restaurant Dish

Macaroni and cheese is one of those craveable, widely popular foods—beloved by kids and adults alike—that can be turned into a signature dish your customers will visit you specifically to order.

Foodservice Recipe: Baked Gnocchi Mac & Cheese

As the mac & cheese craze marches on, so too must the constant flow of recipe ideas for this steadfast classic of comfort. In this rendition I’ve used gnocchi (potato dumplings) in place of the traditional use of pasta, add blue cheese and onions to the mix and you have crock full of YUM!

gnocchi pasta

Chef’s Pantry: Gnocchi

If you’ve made gnocchi before you know it can be a messy, tedious and a somewhat daunting process. In the wrong hands improperly made gnocchi can become inconsistent, gluey or tough. Joseph’s Gourmet Pasta has made gnocchi fun and approachable to all culinary levels with their premium potato gnocchi.

Foodservice Recipe: Island Made Clams Linguine

This is a fun twist on the traditional clam’s linguine of old. Unlike the classical recipe’s use of chopped clams we’ve incorporated fresh hard-shell clams from Island Made Clams, which give you a taste of the deep Atlantic waters from which they came.

New Products 11/01/18

Holy macaroni! This week we’ve added 33 new items to our inventory! Let’s start with our 24 new Pasta items. We’ve added 14 varieties of Cortona pasta. We’ve also added 2 new pastas from Highland Market, 5 new items from Zerega – where they’ve been making pasta since 1848, and 3 new whole grain pastas from Patria. The Maine pizza dough makers at The Dough Co. have been making the switch to all-natural ingredients and we’re stocking them for you, see the 3 sizes of their new all-natural white dough ball below. From Pillsbury we’ve added two new convenient Freezer-to-Oven items, Chocolate Chunk Scones and Orange Twirl Dough. From Esbenshade we’ve added 15/1 dozen count of grade A white eggs. From Knorr we’ve added gluten free hollandaise sauce mix. Lastly, from FPI we’ve added 15-20 ct tail-on P&D cooked shrimp.

New Products 9/26/18

This week we’ve added 5 new items to our inventory, starting with 3 new imported pastas from Maria Angileri; Spaghetti, Penne and Elbow Macaroni. From Ruiz, we’ve added a whole grain version of the their popular Southwest Chicken Tornados. And lastly, from Upstate Farms we’ve added 5lb containers of lowfat vanilla yogurt.

K-12 Recipe: Squish Squash Lasagna

This savory recipe is made with slightly sweet tomato sauce deliciously tucked between layers of whole-wheat lasagna noodles, butternut squash, and spinach, all nestled under part-skim mozzarella cheese. 

Foodservice Recipe: Three Cheese Chicken Penne

Savory chicken, fresh spinach, penne pasta, basil and creamy cheeses are all baked together in this simple and fresh dish. Serve with a side salad and warm roll for a traditional homestyle meal. 

New Products 6/27/18

This week we’ve added 6 new items to our inventory, from Hood we’ve added a 20QT dispenser size of 1% white milk. From Barilla we’ve added Campanelle pasta, featuring fluted, petal-like edges and a hollow center for capturing sauce. We’ve added two new items from Brakebush, fully cooked Doo-Wa Ditties breaded boneless wing fritters, and SmartShapes® boneless chicken breast strips. From Durkee we’ve added Jamaican Jerk seasoning. And lastly, from Tropicana we’ve added Bag-in’a-Box Pink Lemonade.

lobster ravioli

New Products 6/20/18

This week we’ve added 8 new items to our inventory, from Major Products line of bases we’ve added 1lb sizes of Beef and Chicken stock bases, with no MSG and Gluten Free. From Campell’s Reserve line of premium frozen soups we’ve added new Latin Farro Pozole and Jambalaya with chicken, sausage and ham. From Purdue we’ve added NAE select clipped 1.25oz/avg chicken tenderloins. From Joseph’s Pasta we’ve brough in two new items, Shrimp Scampi and Maine Lobster Ravioli. Lastly, from Fox Family Farms we now carry a 2.5lb pack size of their extremely popular Maine made potato chips.

New Products 6/13/18

This week we’ve added 5 new items to our inventory. New in from Perfect Puree, Cherry Puree – perfect for smoothies, signature cocktails and as the secret ingredient to flavorful recipes. We’ve added two new products from Carla’s Pasta, Jumbo Cheese Ravioli and Crispy Bacon-Stromboli Bites. From Fisher King we’ve added 90-125/Tail-off cooked shrimp. Lastly, from the bakery masters at Piantedosi, we’ve added an unsliced New England style Brioche roll – the perfect vessel for epic lobster rolls!

K-12 Recipe: Mac & Cheez-It®

Creamy mac and cheese with a crispy crunch from Cheez-It® crackers, this dish is a cheese-lovers dream and is bound to be a hit among hungry students.