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A List of Finger Foods Perfect for a Long Drive Hungry while in a long drive? Try these finger foods.

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Travels are usually fun and exciting. However, a long drive is a whole different story. Long hours on the road means long miles of dreary monotony unless you prepare some exciting activities and a whole pack of snacks for the whole gang. The following are the top favorites snacks everyone in the family loves: Sour Patch Kids This addictive snack is something kids can’t possibly get tired of. Even on 10-hour road trips, this sugar-dusted sweet/ sour treat always saves […]

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The benefits of decanting your red wine

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Why and how to decant red wine are questions that baffle some people. You might have wondered the same every time you purchased a bottle of red wine for entertaining guests. You might even have got into the habit of drinking red wine straight from the bottle and see no reason to change. That is a mistake, because decanting definitely improves the flavour of red wine. Decanting is not something that only pretentious people do, there’s a science behind it. […]

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5 Must-Try Delicious Soups for Winter

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Winter and the cold season is a great time for soups. Aside from helping you warm up, it’s also a good food to bond over the dinner table or by the fireplace while the family shares stories and reminisce memories. They are filling and extremely satisfying. In case you are on the look out for a new soup recipe, here are 5 ideas you can try this winter. Borscht Soup Borscht soup is a popular Eastern European cuisine. It’s more […]

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Essential Items Every Serious Chef Needs

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Whether you’re just starting out on your culinary journey or whether you’ve been a chef for years, you would probably agree that having the right tools and supplies can make your time in the kitchen productive and enjoyable, while missing even just one key item can be a recipe for disaster. Don’t wait until you’re midway through a recipe to check to see if you have the required equipment. Use this list as a starting point, as most serious chefs […]

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4 Important Things to Learn about Planning Corporate Events

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Every business needs to have some days off for everyone in the company and barbecue catering event is the best option to choose! You can go to the countryside or plan some active vacation for your employees to make them forget about work and enjoy fresh air and beautiful nature; or you can opt for rooftop barbecue to amaze them with the view and amazing experience. Regardless of what you choose, barbecue is a perfect choice for a corporate party. […]

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Should schools offer a more exciting variety of meals?

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There’s a good chance your school day memories are dominated by visions of the meals you were served by bespectacled lunch ladies; from turkey twizzlers and chocolate crisp pudding with custard, to that unidentifiable rubber like substance served in a tasteless pink sauce. Everybody has a horror story, or a fond memory, relating to the meals they ate at school. Thankfully, things have changed somewhat over the years, and jacket potatoes and salad have replaced turkey twizzlers. However, with concern […]

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What to Serve at a Wedding Reception

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For couples who are planning their wedding, one of the most important decisions to make is what food and wine to serve at the wedding reception. There are several popular items to serve at a wedding reception. Here are some examples. Salmon is a Favorite Choice One of the most popular dishes to serve at a wedding reception is salmon. Salmon is a healthful meal that is also very appealing to the eye. It is often served with asparagus to […]

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Benefits of Catering For the Holidays

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Are you bad at cooking? Or maybe you just don’t have as much time as you used to over the holidays to cook. With many businesses choosing to stay open on traditional holidays, extravagant home-cooked meals are not always an option for some people. Thankfully, there are many options now for having your holiday parties and meals catered by local businesses or chains in your area. Here are some benefits to having your holidays catered:  1.      Less trouble The biggest […]

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Top Tips to Remember when Throwing a Cocktail Party

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Cocktail parties are especially popular during the holiday season, but they are also quite the ‘in’ thing throughout the year. The good aspect about cocktail parties is that you do not have to serve a vast amount of food (especially entrees) or a four-course meal, and you can mix and match your guests without worrying about them being awkward with each other – as opposed to seating guests at a dinner table, where they’re basically forced to engage in small […]

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How to Find the Best Balsamic Vinegar to Cook With

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Italy is the place where time seems to stand still, a land still capturing the romance of previous centuries. Her language sounds like singing, while passionate hand gestures seem to tell more than the words themselves. It’s the country that gave birth to the greatest artists and architects of human history; it’s the nation that seems to carry excellence on her breath. Her kitchen brought forth delicacies and dishes that were adopted by restaurants and families all around the globe. […]

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