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Micorgreens 101 What Are They and How Do I Use Them

Written by Fancy Foods on March 17, 2016. Posted in Edible orchids, Micro green, What are some edible flowers

Edible roses

Microgreens — if you haven’t heard of them, probably the word brings to mind eco-friendly health fads, raw vegan diets, and claims of superfood status. The truth is, these little guys have been making a serious come back for a while now, and are used in the kitchen of high end restaurants in order to deliver big flavor in little packages. Although these little guys have been around for 20-30 years, many people are unfamiliar with the term. Check out this introduction so you can learn the truth about these amazing little greens.

What Are Micogreens/
Typically, petite micro greens are lettuces, herbs and greens that are harvested at a younger age th

Great Recipes with Hummus

Written by Fancy Foods on February 15, 2016. Posted in Uncategorized

Hummus is as healthy as it is delicious. Most Americans do not get the amount of vegetables and beans in their diet. More than 90% do not eat enough fruits, vegetables and beans. Most people eat about one cup of vegetables each day and less than one cup of beans a week. Adding recipes with hummus can get most people to the recommended amount of beans to keep them healthy. Just two spoonfuls of hummus dip every day can fulfill the recommended amount of beans for a week.

Helpful Recipes with Hummus:

  1. Sesame noodles: Take one quarter cup hummus and mix with a quarter cup of any kind of broth to thin the hummus. Ass two tablespoons red wine vinegar, one tablespoon sesame oil and two tablespoons soy sauce. Toss with six cups of cooked angel hair pasta. Serve with freshly chopped green onions and sesame seeds. To add more substance, add sautéed tofu, chicken and other vegetables to the sauce mixture before you toss with your cooked pasta.
  2. Chicken and Rice Casserole: Spray a cooking pan with olive oil spray. Add a layer of cooked brown or white rice. Add a layer of chopped, cooked chicken. This can be chicken breasts or thighs. Add a mixture of Greek yogurt dip and hummus. Mix in sautéed onions,diced tomatoes and cucumbers and add cover the chicken layer with a layer of this mixture. Sprinkle with olive oil and soy sauce. Broil until the food is browned to your desired level.
  3. Flatbread Pizza: Drizzle some pitas with olive oil. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees and bake your pitas about five minutes or until they are crisp. Mix two tablespoons hummus dip with a half a chopped tomato and half a chopped cucumber. Add one quarter of a chopped red onion and lemon juice to taste. Spread this mixture over the crispy pitas and sprinkle with feta cheese. Pop back in the oven until the cheese is melted.
  4. Hummus Croquettes with Chickpeas: Take one can (15.5 ounces) of chickpeas, one tablespoon chopped parsley, two tablespoons hummus and two tablespoons of lemon zest. Put all of of this in a blender or food processor and mix until well blended. It should be the right consistency to form a ball. Season to taste with salt and pepper (if needed) and shape into one and half inch balls. Roll in flour (you can skip this step). Cook in a heated pan of one quarter cup olive oil (medium high heat) until browned. Serve with Greek yogurt dip or sour cream.
  5. Hamburgers with Hummus: Take one pound lean ground beef and add a half a cup of hummus. You can also add half a cup of sautéed red onion. Shape the mixture into patties and cook as you normally do.
  6. Hummus Flavored Deviled Eggs: Boil eight eggs. Take off the shells and cut them lengthwise Scoop out the yolks and mis with one quarter cup hummus dip, enough olive oil to get the right consistency and mold back into the cut egg whites. Sprinkle with paprika, cool and serve.
  7. Pasta Salad with Hummus. Cook some of your favorite pasta for salads such as rotini. Toss with hummus, olive oil, rice wine vinegar and red or freshly ground pepper. You can toss in cooked vegetables like red peppers, onions and zucchini.
  8. Mediterranean Chicken Salad: Mix hummus with Greek yogurt and lemon juice. Toss with shredded chicken, minced shallots, chopped tomatoes, crumbled feta cheese and sliced olives. To make this really festive, spoon the mixture into lettuce cups and top with parsley.

Many people love to have hummus at parties where they serve dips such as salsa or guacamole. It is a great addition to many foods and recipes with hummus do not have to be hard to make or exotic. There are many different hummus variations such as basil pesto hummus, spicy hummus and roasted garlic or red pepper hummus.

Recipes with hummus can be as varied as your imagination. The good thing about hummus is that you can use it to lower the amount of fat you eat while adding tons of flavor. Mix it with some of the sauces you already enjoy to create something new and fun for your family. Try adding hummus to some of your favorite recipes.

Ice Cream is a Favorite Comfort Food

Written by Fancy Foods on February 10, 2016. Posted in Frozen yogurt supply, Mini tasting spoons, Yogurt

Custom frozen yogurt cups

The origins of ice cream can be traced to the frozen desserts, sorbets, and gelatos enjoyed by the Chinese, the Persians, Mughals, and Venetians. But the modern version of ice cream, with sweetened, frozen dairy products is dated back reliably only to the eighteenth century. And it is in the U.S. that ice cream was promoted from being an occasional delicious treat, to the full-fledged status of “food”. Which is why every well equipped household in the country now has a freezer well stocked with ice cream, gelato and frozen yogurt cups.

Who loves to eat ice cream?
Americans eat a lot of ice cream. We mean, a lot. Fully 90% of all U.S. households eat ice cream on a regular basis. And to meet this demand, about 1.5 billion gallons of ice cream and other sweet, frozen

Looking for a Classic Flan Recipe?

Written by Fancy Foods on February 13, 2014. Posted in Comida para fiestas, Recipe for tres leches

Cake tres leches

When you think of Hispanic food, what are the first things that come to mind? Depending on your background and where you live in the United States, you might think of ceviche, tamales, or empanadas, but what about flan? Flan, part of any good book of recetas de postres, got its start thousands of years ago at the height of the Roman Empire, according to HolidayCook.com, a website all about different food and its history.

After the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 CE, the original flan recipe spread out across Medieval Europe, famously finding a home in Spain. When the Spanish began colonizing the New World in the 15t

Pizza Is Good For You?

Written by Fancy Foods on February 13, 2014. Posted in Catering ideas, Delivery chesapeake, Pizza delivery chesapeake

Pizza deals

It’s nine o’clock on a Thursday, and you had to stay late. Again. You’re just getting home, and you’re too tired to go through the motions of cooking, and your brain is too fried to have the mental capacity it takes to assemble ingredients into a meal.

Time for some late night delivery, but what do you get? Sure, “healthy” Italian foods are offered as an alternative to pizza by your favorite late night pizza delivery place, but when you’re getting fast food delivery, you might as well just get pizza, right? After all, they offer some really great pizza deals that are easy on the wallet. Pizza can’t be that bad for you. Can it?

Believe it

Tips for Buying Seafood Online

Written by Fancy Foods on February 11, 2014. Posted in Freshwater shrimp, Stone crab season, Stone crabs

Stone crabs

If you are like many people, you love seafood. You love the salty, fresh taste of all sorts of seafood including lobsters, especially lobster tails, freshwater shrimp, and of course, crab.
One of the more popular types of crab is the stone crab. The stone crab is highly held due to its healthy benefits and taste. Some of the popular ways to eat the sweet claw meat are with butter or a classic mustard sauce. These are in high demand due to a limited supply, because they are only harvested along the Gulf Coast of Florida.
Buying seafood online, such as stone crabs, is very beneficial, especially to people who do not live near the coasts or other areas where seafood is more readily available. Here are a few tips for buying seafood online so yo

Four Delicious Foods Offered by the Best Corporate Events Catering Services

Written by Fancy Foods on February 11, 2014. Posted in Business catering newark nj, Catering services in nj, Food catering

Catering services in nj

One of the biggest challenges for any business is finding ways to make and keep their employees happy. Consider, according to Forbes, happy workers are 37% more productive than their grumpy coworkers. They’re also much less likely to quit. You’ve undoubtedly heard a ton of advice on how to keep your employees happy. Holding employee getaways and offering employee of the month programs are two of the most commonly recommended bits of advice, but what if someone were to tell you that offering high quality food through a corporate events catering team might be all you need?

Consider Google, one of the most popular and successful businesses in the world: According to KissMetrics, the tech giant gets 2.5 million applications every single

Why Chablis is the Biggest Name in French Wine

Written by Fancy Foods on January 10, 2014. Posted in Chateauneuf-du-pape, Montrachet

Puligny montrachet

Any conversation about French culture must include a discussion about French wine. Consider, according to The Connexion, the French wine industry generates more than €6.33 billion every year, and that’s just for its overseas sales. Sales are even better within France itself; statistics from The Telegraph show that French adults drink 57 liters of wine every year. That’s just about a glass a day.

It’s no wonder that French wines are so popular, both inside and outside of France. Home to more than 280 appellations, wines that are tied specifically to a geographic region, the French offer beverages, Burgundy wines, Champagnes

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Written by Fancy Foods on December 11, 2013. Posted in Uncategorized


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Two Food Festivals for Food Lovers

Written by Fancy Foods on October 14, 2013. Posted in Homepage

Fancy food show 2013

Food lovers, if you like fancy foods, regional foods, or farm to table foods, then you have probably been to your local food festivals year after year. You are probably craving something new. The good news is, there are two food festivals this year that are worth taking a trip for. The Fancy Food Show in San Francisco, and the Taste of Chicago are two great options if you want something new on your plate. Also, Chicago has a little something extra to offer. Here is what you can expect to find from both venues.

  • The Fancy Food Show 2013
  • This year the show will be in San Francisco, featuring more than 80,000 products that you can sample. Absolutely everything is being presented by about 1,300 exhibitors who represent only the fanciest of foods both nationally and internationally. The best part