Five Essentials to Great Coffee at Your Event

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Americans are the biggest coffee drinkers in the world, managing an average of 1.64 cups per person, per day. Independent coffee shops have a relatively large share of the market, with $12 billion annual sales. Throughout the country an average of 30% of the population is drinking coffee, in an average cup size of nine ounces. There?s coffee available everywhere, and if you?re planning any sort of event, you?d better plan for coffee and all the coffee accessories you need to pull it off. Here are five things to consider when you plan to put out the java:

  • Make sure you?ve got nice cups with lids If there?s one thing people hate, it?s cheap coffee mugs. They don?t hold the heat and they look a bit trashy. If you want people to have hot joe in a convenient package, get a coffee

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3 Signs You’ve Never Eaten Authentic Mexican Food

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There are many restaurants that provide foods to hungry patrons all across the United States. One of the most popular types of foods offered by restaurants around the United States has to be Mexican food. In fact, it is estimated that 10% of all restaurants throughout the United State sell one form or another of Mexican food. In addition, the previously mentioned estimation makes Mexican cuisine the popular style of international food in the United States. With that in mind, here are three signs that you might not have ever experienced authentic Mexican cuisine.

  1. You’re Used to Food Prepared With Flour Tortillas

    Many people have experienced eating burritos that are made with flour tortillas. Whether shopping at the grocery store or dining out, flour
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Peanuts, Recipes, and Everything In Between

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Every single year there are people that consume peanuts on a pretty consistent basis. For most people, this consumption will come in the form of peanut butter. It takes just about 540 peanuts to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter, according to the National Peanut Board.

There are plenty of other recipes for peanuts that do not just involved peanut butter. It is highly recommended that people consume nuts because of the multiple health benefits that come along with these foods. Here are all of the peanut facts on cooking with peanut oil and peanut nutrients.

Right now there are absolutely zero GMO peanuts on teh market. As a matter of fact, the peanuts that are sold and consumed today are almost 99% identical to their older peanut histories. This means that there is a small amount of tampering

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How to Prepare for Your Next Ice Cream Social


The term Ice Cream Social might sound a little bit dated, recalling the days of yesteryear when men wore boater hats and women wore long dresses that fully covered their ankles. Though many groups around the country will still use the term as a way of harkening back to older times, one thing is definitely for certain: Americans love ice cream as much today as they ever have.

According to NPD Group research, four out of every ten Americans will eat ice cream in any two week period. Ice cream is a fantastic dessert option that is often enjoyed after a meal or as an experience all on its own. Whether it is a Super Bowl party, a church fundraiser, or simply a backyard get together with friends during the summer or anytime, sharing ice cream is something we love to do. So, why not bring the Ice Cream Social back

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Four Reasons to Consider Beekeeping as Your Next Hobby

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Are you looking for that perfect gift for your unique friend? Are they the person who is always trying a new hobby? Do they enjoy learning and trying out their skill at different activities? Consider a beekeeping kit for an entirely unique and entertaining gift idea. Beekeeping is a hobby that has been around for many years and it offers many benefits.

Great for the education enthusiast
There are some people that just enjoy learning about anything and everything. Taking up a hobby in beekeeping is a great educational activity. Beekeeping allows you to learn about bees, their significance to our ecosystem, the honey they provide, and even about their unique history. There are

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Things You Never Knew About Macadamia Nuts

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Americans eat a lot of nuts, and a lot of those nuts are peanuts. Peanuts and peanut butter are 67% of our national nut consumption, in fact. It’s probably a good idea for us to eat more of all kinds of nuts, though, since research from Harvard suggests that two servings of nuts a day can be helpful in warding off diabetes and heart disease. And some studies have even shown a possibility the nuts can improve brain function. A study of 64 adults over eight weeks showed improved comprehension among those eating walnuts, for example.

And while we know all about cashew nut benefits and the pecan family of nuts, one of the lesser known nuts is actually one of the best: the macadamia nut. Macadamia nut products are a bit harder to fin

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How Professional Catering Services Can Seriously Upgrade Your Food Game

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If you want something done right, it’s better to do it yourself, right? Not always, especially when it comes to preparing a large amount of food for an event. Whether it’s for pleasure or business, it pays to take advantage of professional catering services.

Here’s how professional catering services can take any event to the next level and seriously improve your food game:

Food safety and hygiene

In addition to taste and quality, food safety and hygiene are a top priority when it comes to preparing large amounts of food. Professional local catering services are held to high standards of cleanliness, and their kitchens and food preparations area must be kept meticulously clean at all times in order to avoid contamination.

These standards for cleanliness, in addition to expe

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4 Reasons to Look Into Growlers If You Love Beer

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If you enjoy craft or microbrewed beer, you are not alone. It has been estimated that the industry for those beverages in the United States is worth around $23.5 billion. In general, beer is very popular around the country. Approximately 43% of people who 21 years old or older say they prefer to drink beer rather than wine or liquor. Nearly 14% of people around the country say they drink beer at least once a week. if you enjoy beer or know people who do, getting double wall growler may be a great idea. Here are some reasons to look at these as gifts or to have around the home:

  1. They make it easy to bring beer with you. While there are a lot of growlers around, most of them have handles. Whether you are looking at double wall growle

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Soup Season Is Upon Us

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Finding lunches that your daughter will take to school with her is a challenge. Ever since she became a pescetarian, basically a vegetarian who also eats fish, the number of items that she will eat has drastically declined. Fortunately, after months of struggling to see that she gets enough calories during the day, you stumbled onto a secret. She loves soup.

With vegetable broth as a base, she loves pasta soups that are full of healthy vegetables. With healthy amounts of spinach in some of the soups that she likes, she has been able to increase her calories and have a tasty cold winter day meal as well. The school cafeteria always has hot soup containers on their salad bar so your daughter is able

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Why You Should Consider Buying Ethical Meat and Fish

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As our society becomes more conscious about where we source our food from, sustainable meat — free range, organic, etc., — is becoming an increasingly popular option among those who aren’t crazy about going vegetarian or vegan, but want to make sure that the food they’re consuming was responsibly raised and packaged. On average, Americans eat a little over 65 pounds of beef a year and around 90 pounds of chicken per year, but we want to make sure that what we’re putting in our bodies isn’t pumped up with antibiotics and other questionable items. Grass fed steaks and free range chicken, for example, can also be better you. Free range pork or salmon harvested during salmon season can have better flavor than pork from massive farms or farmed salmon.

Why Is Ethical Meat and Fish a Better Nutr

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