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Pairing Guide: Mexican Cheeses And Traditional Mexican Dishes

Food & Cooking Blog

If you're like most people who occasionally indulge in Mexican cuisine, you probably already know that the Mexican word for cheese is "queso", and that it plays a pivotal role in bringing out the rich flavors of a variety of dishes — with a range of flavors, textures, and culinary possibilities, Mexican cheeses are key to authentic Mexican cooking. However, knowing which cheese to use with different dishes is somewhat of an art form that can significantly enhance the flavors, textures, and overall enjoyment of Mexican cuisine.

18 July 2023

4 Ways to Infuse Apple Cider Vinegar Into Thanksgiving Meals

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Apple cider vinegar typically has a really strong taste, especially when eaten on its own. While the flavors are strong, the vinegar pairs well with many other recipe options. Use apple cider vinegar to add bursts of flavor to food and really enhance flavors. As Thanksgiving approaches, apple cider vinegar provides a fun way to enhance meals and add some flavor. Check out four different ways to infuse apple vinegar into some of the more traditional Thanksgiving dishes.

5 October 2022

5 Facts to Help You Truly Appreciate Your Colombian Coffee

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Are you the sort of person who enjoys things more once you get to know and understand those things? If so, you might be looking at your bag of whole bean Colombian coffee and wishing you knew more about it. Well, you're in luck. This article will present five interesting facts about Colombian whole bean coffee. Colombian coffee is hand-picked. While coffee in some countries is picked by machine, Colombian coffee is almost all hand-picked.

28 April 2022

Choose The Right Set Of Commercial Cutting Boards

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Regardless of what type of restaurant you plan to open, an essential piece of gear is a set of cutting boards. Your kitchen staff will use the cutting boards countless times a day, so it's important for you to buy commercial-grade products that will stand up to this heavy amount of use. When you browse a restaurant equipment store's selection of commercial cutting boards, you'll see all sorts of products. Often, these boards will come in a set — giving you a specific number of individual boards for one price.

2 December 2021

4 Custom Cake Ideas to Celebrate Back-to-School

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Children may dread the idea of going back to school, but with a little effort and fun, you can make the experience a positive one. One way to celebrate the occasion and transition to regular life again is with a custom cake. A custom bakery can create a back-to-school cake that represents the new journey and gives children something to look forward to. Check out some of the custom cake options and fun ways to enjoy the dessert treat.

9 August 2021

Six Ways You Can Use Dry Ice When It Comes To Food And Drink Preparation

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Dry ice gives you the ability to do some unique and interesting things in the kitchen. If you want to improve your food preparation skills or create some unique foods and beverages to impress guests, it's good to explore the ways you can use dry ice. The following are six ways you can use dry ice when it comes to food and drink preparation.  1. Keeping food cold when dining outside

9 February 2021

5 Reasons Hot Sauce Makes A Great Gift Idea

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If you have a loved one with a birthday or special occasion coming up, you probably want to plan to give them a gift. This is a good way to show that you care about and appreciate them. But, thinking of a good gift idea can be stressful and you may be running out of ideas. If you have yet to give hot sauce as a gift, you should consider it.

7 July 2020

Get Started Catering

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If you are going to be starting a catering service, then knowing where to start can be a difficult and time-consuming process. This article will serve as a basic guide and will help you to get pointed in the right direction so you can get started faster. Here are some of the important steps you will need to take to start your own food catering business. Make sure you are legal

4 December 2018

A Super-Simple Spread For Your Fall Events That Will Feed A Crowd Without A Caterer


If the cost of a caterer stretches your fall entertaining budget, keep things simple and do it yourself. There are many satisfying and delicious ideas that are easy to pull together, and that guests will remember and appreciate long after. Throwing a party or hosting an event? Save money on catering with these super simple ideas: Pick up fresh-baked breads and rolls. First, call or order a batch of fresh-baked goods to cover your meal or event.

15 August 2018

Starting Your Wine Collection


When you need to get the most out of your wine hobby, it pays to learn the ins and outs of being a connoisseur. You will need to know not only what sort of wine you like best, but will also want to understand the perks of the hobby and how you can store your favorite wines. With this in the back of your head, you owe it to yourself to use the strategies in this article so that you are able to get the most out of the tips below.

11 July 2018