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3 Ways to Bring Fall Cooking to Your Grill

Written by Fancy Foods on November 1, 2017. Posted in Uncategorized

charcoal grillingSaying hello to the cooler weather doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to your backyard grill! Even though you may think that your grill is strictly for summer use, you can actually still use it all the way throughout the winter months.

Now, just because you’re using your grill doesn’t mean you have to stick to the standard steaks and hot dogs. Even though 63% of people who use the grill to cook say they most often cook hamburgers, the grilling good times don’t have to stop there. You can still incorporate charcoal grilling into some of your favorite fall recipes. Here are a few fall-themed foods that you can whip up while charcoal grilling. Let’s take a look at some of these delicious recipes for the grill.

Pie
Did you know that you can cook pie on the grill? Yes, you read that right. Apple pie on your grill! Use a charcoal grilling thermometer to make sure that the temperature is the same as it would be if you were to use an oven. Pies with crust really tend to do better on the grill, but if you really wanted to throw a cheesecake over the coals, no one is going to stop you.

Vegetables
Nothing says fall more than roasted vegetables! It’s your key to healthy grilling. Thebest part is that roasted vegetables help keep you in check with your post-summer diet, they’re also extremely easy to clean up! By throwing the vegetables right onto the grill, you’re eliminating the use of a heavy baking dish. Not only that, but you can also make a tin foil packet, throw your vegetables and some olive oil in there, and make for even easier clean up.

Pizzas
Just like you can cook a pizza in the oven, you can also throw it right on the grill. It’s the easiest way to make many pizzas for a large crowd and a simple way to allow everyone to personalize their pie. They only take a few minutes to cook and are super easy to remove from the grill and plate. This is a major difference compared to the oven where you may struggle with getting the pizza out in one piece.

With your grill, you can cook as many fall-themed foods as you can possibly imagine. The list goes on and on. If you’re looking for additional ideas, check out one of our signature grilling classes!

Break Away From Beef: 3 Alternatives

Written by Fancy Foods on August 29, 2017. Posted in Uncategorized

bbq cooking classesThe U.S. is the fifth largest beef consumer in the world. In fact, each person consumes over 53 pounds of beef each year! It’s small wonder why, between burgers, roast beef, and steak, beef accounts for some of the most important staples in American Cuisine.

But the Cult of Cow does have its disadvantages. There are a ton of interesting different types of meat and food in general that you might miss if you spend your days bowing to all things bovine.

In this post, we’re going to point out some unique and yummy alternatives to help you break away from beef.

Lamb

If you’re looking for something unique for the grill, look no further than lamb. While some might bristle at the mere mention of lamb, this rich and savory meat is woefully underappreciated. (We serve a killer Lamb Chop, if you’re looking for a way to taste it before deciding to cook it at home.)

For your lamb, you can prepare it the same way you learned to prepare pork or beef in your BBQ cooking classes. Two pro grilling tips: Use a honey based barbecue and don’t shy away from the fat on the lamb. If grill it over a low heat, the fat will become well incorporated and delicious.

Chicken

Controversial opinion time: chicken can be as good as any steak recipes. The key is to treat chicken with the same respect as you treat your steak. If you’ve taken any grilling or BBQ cooking classes, you know how important it is to salt your steak well in advance of cooking it. The same is true for chicken — as long as you remember to do it well in advance of putting it on the grill.

That salt will help you seal in the flavor and moisture, which is the single most important thing when cooking chicken. After that, it’s a matter of applying your favorite seasoning; our favorite is a mixture of lemon zest, lemon juice, and a secret blend of herbs.

Salmon

Salmon is one of the most versatile fish widely available. From lox to Plank Grilled Bourbon Salmon, you would be amazed at the many ways salmon can be dressed up — or stripped down.

Unlike most protein, you don’t want to salt your salmon in advance. Instead, hit it with the seasoning right before you throw it on the grill. Additionally, be very careful not to overcook salmon: like a steak, it is best left a little closer to the rare side.

When it comes to BBQ and grilling, it can be easy to find yourself among the cattle chattel. Whether or not you take BBQ cooking classes, it is important to diversify your cooking arsenal. Hopefully, this blog has helped you break out of the heifer haze.

Being Competitive in the Ice Cream Business

Written by Fancy Foods on July 28, 2016. Posted in Cups for ice cream, Ice cream spoons, Shop supplies

Plastic ice cream cups

You have always dreamed of owning your own ice cream shop. You imagined the many different flavors of ice cream that you would offer and you even thought about the happy faces of all of the children that you would offer your ice cream too. The parents would be happy with the quality and the choices of your additional and alternative ice cream options, like healthier gelato choices. You opened your business and found that customers enjoyed your ice cream shop, that is, until a new ice cream shop is planning to open right down the street from yours. How can you remain successful when there is another ice cream shop that is threatening to take some of all of your business? The ice cream business can be competitive and can be a very volatile business that requires business sense and the appropriate ice cr

Microgreens Are Valued For Their Appearance and Taste

Written by Fancy Foods on July 11, 2016. Posted in Adding microgreens to salads, Edible flowers for cake decorating, Micro herbs

Sugar flowers for cakes

A new trend in fine dining is the use of food accents like organic micro greens and edible flowers such as crystallized roses. As the best chefs have always known, the appearance of food is as important as the taste. Adding microgreens to salads or candied flowers to cakes and desserts gives them that special touch that sets them apart. Part of the fine dining experience is to enjoy food that has been prepared by someone else, with care and skill. Food accents add an intangible special touch to any meal, lifting it out of the realm of the ordinary.

Why does food presentation matter?
Why do people take pictures of their dinner plates and post them on their social media accounts? There are probably more food pictures on Facebook than there are cat pictures or nature pictu

6 Components of Diesel Exhaust Fluid Pumps

Written by Fancy Foods on July 7, 2016. Posted in Uncategorized

Many people might not know the importance of pumps. They are a necessity in many industries and are even important in day to day activities. Removing liquids from drums is so much easier with pumping technology. Now we are able to pump, store, and transfer even the most dangerous of liquids.

The chemical industry benefits more from successful pumping because of the importance of what is being stored, pumped and transferred. The U.S. is the largest producer of chemical products in the world and the chemical value is approximately $770 billion. The Bureau of Economic Analysis reports that U.S. chemistry alone brings in a quarter of a billion dollars every year.

Diesel exhaust fluid pumps allow safe pumping, storage, and transfer of exhaust fluid, which is needed for many reasons.

There are six components of diesel exhaust fluid pumps:

  1. Electric Motor – These electric drum pump motors are used specifically for corrosive situations. They are able to transfer acidic liquids and alkalis. Each electric motor comes with speed control options along with multiple certifications and a thermal overload button. They also have a maximum discharge pressure of 32 PSI.
  2. Pneumatic Motor – Pneumatic motors can also be used in highly corrosive environments but were specifically engineered for use when heavily aggressive fumes are in the air. These motors are best suited to transfer combustible and flammable liquids.
  3. Flow Meter – Flow meters can be used across a wide range of applications: from stationary liquids to aggressive chemicals. They use a paddle wheel design and come in various sizes and materials. Kits for chemical drum pumps, permanent installation kits, and barb connection kits are all flow meter options.
  4. Hose – Diesel exhaust fluid pumps need high quality hoses for safe transfer. These hoses have been specifically engineered to safely and accurately transfer liquids of all kinds. The hoses are able to work in temperatures ranging from -40 degrees Fahrenheit to 212 degrees Fahrenheit.
  5. Nozzle – Along with the hoses, the nozzles for these pumps have to be top of the line as well. They have to be able to safely dispense all liquids without any spills or issues. These nozzles have an automatic shutoff switch that will happen when the tank is reaching maximum capacity.
  6. Pump Tube – The tube itself can be used on anything from small drums to large tanks. Pumping corrosive liquids without error is important for safety as well as the importance of the product. These tubes can ensure safe and accreting pumping.

Pure Chocolate How Chocolate Is Made, And What It Really Is

Written by Fancy Foods on June 25, 2016. Posted in Belgian milk chocolate, Chocolate bulk, Gourmet chocolates

Gourmet chocolates

Everyone loves chocolate. Well, maybe not everyone — but pretty damn close, it seems. Of course, even those of us who love chocolate may have different opinions on what makes good chocolate. This is in part because there is a wide variety of different types of chocolate in the world. Certified pareve chocolate, for example, is pretty different from the types of chocolate you’ll find at a grocery store for fifty cents — not that there’s necessarily anything wrong with grocery store chocolate, mind you. Pure dark chocolate will also provide a very different flavor than that you’ll find in white chocolate or other types of milk chocolate. And in turn, Continue Reading | No Comments

3 Facts On Chocolate You Might Not Know

Written by Fancy Foods on June 23, 2016. Posted in Baking chocolate supplier, Bulk chocolate, Chocolate wholesale

Unsweetened baking chocolate

Ah, chocolate. For those with a sweet tooth it doesn’t matter if it’s chocolate truffles, white chocolate, or 100 percent dark chocolate as long as chocolate suppliers are getting them their fix the rest is just empty calories. Chocolate suppliers have been taking advantage of human cravings for many years at this point and don’t show nay signs of stopping. In fact, with recent studies showing the benefits of things like dark chocolate, it might even help the chocolate suppliers cause.

Just because you might love chocolate doesn’t mean you know a whole lot about it though. Sure, you might know it comes from a cacao tree before it reaches the chocolate suppliers doorstep, but do you know how long the

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Cookie Gift is Perfect

Written by Fancy Foods on May 24, 2016. Posted in Corporate gift ideas, Gift box ideas

Cookie favor boxes

Cookies are really the kind of gift that you can’t go wrong with. There are so many different cookie flavors available that you could go for anything from gluten free cookies to gourmet cookie baskets and more. Cookie recipes are a dime a dozen so you really have to make sure you hit the jackpot when you are looking for a recipe to gift someone with. Here are a few tips for making sure you find the perfect cookie recipes for your recipient.

Find Out Their Favorite
This is the most important one. If you are giving cookies as a gift to someone then you need to find out, inconspicuously, what flavor is their favorite. This will narrow down your options of cookie recipe

How to Make Party Planning Enjoyable

Written by Fancy Foods on May 17, 2016. Posted in Chiavari chair rental broward county, Party rental ideas

Miami tent rentals

Planning a party is a fun thing to do but there is a lot that goes into it. From the type of chair that you use to the dance floor to what food you’ll serve, all the choices and decisions are important no matter what kind of party you are throwing. Then there are specific decisions that need to be made like chiavari chair rental options and chocolate fountain dipping ideas. Let’s take a look at a few examples to show you how in depth these choices can be before you get started.

Chiavari Chair Rental Options
There are many different kinds of chivari chair colors available that you can choose from. The chair itself is probably one of the less expensive routes to go for seating at your event but it’s still a good looking chair that is quite comfortable. One of the Continue Reading | No Comments

Make Your Wedding Reception Food Great with These Tips

Written by Fancy Foods on May 9, 2016. Posted in Best event planner, Best nyc catering, Nyc catering company

About the catering business

Sometimes when people think about wedding reception food, the thoughts go to heavy sauces, fatty and fried and taste free food. Luckily, couples today have much different ideas in mind when they think about the menu for a wedding reception. Smaller dishes are more and more popular. Dishes like mini lettuce wraps with chicken satay or antipasto skewers are finding their way onto the food catering menu for weddings. Many couples are looking to sustainable and organic ingredients as they have become more wildly available.

Tips for creating a great menu for a wedding reception:

  • Consider traditional food for your desert menu. Many event menus are b