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Ice Cream Social: 7 Things Learned From Halo Top’s Social Media Success

Founded in 2011 in Justin Woolverton’s kitchen, Halo Top is a low-calorie, high-protein ice cream made with natural ingredients. Originally available in just four flavors, Halo Top has expanded to a whopping 17 varieties. Between 2015 and 2016, the company’s sales increased 2,500 percent, or just shy of $66 million. The product was available at […]

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Top Dog! Which Natural-Casing, All-Beef Hot Dog is Best?

Though often shadowed by its disc-shaped rival, the hot dog is popping up on an increasing number of restaurant menus. An upgrade from the classic mustard, ketchup and relish combo, offerings such as Prairie Dog’s Micho’s Sonoran Dog and Butcher and the Boar’s Berkshire Pork & Cheddar are all the rage. We dusted off the […]

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Rosemary Parmesan Skillet Bread

Warm, flavorful homemade bread that’s incredibly easy to make. Bake up your own variations with fresh herbs all summer long. YIELDS 1 LOAF Ingredients 2 ¼ tsp. (1 package) active dry yeast 2 cups lukewarm water 1 tsp. sugar 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour ½ cup Manitoba Milling Co.® Smooth Whole-Milled Flaxseed ½ cup grated […]

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American Cheese Taste Test

In the spirit of #GrilledCheeseMonth, it is only fitting that we pay homage to our very first brand test–American cheese slices. Neither glamourous nor gourmet, and actually not a cheese at all, but a “cheese food,” rather, American cheese is a staple. Admit it, we’ve all had it at one time or another, whether it […]

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Cheddar Corn Waffles with Poblano Pepper Sauce

Crisp, cheesy waffles topped with eggs and just the right amount of zip in a creamy sauce. An Easter brunch show-stopper! Makes 10 waffles.  INGREDIENTS Poblano Sauce 1 Tbsp. olive oil 4 garlic cloves, peeled 1 onion, coarsely chopped 2 poblano peppers, cut into large strips 6 Tbsp. butter ½ cup flour 2 cups milk (warm) […]

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(Almond) milkin’ it: is premium worth the price?

Remember when milk came from cows and the almond’s crowning glory was the Almond Joy bar? Yeah, that was 2010. Between 2011 and 2012, sales of almond milk grew by a whopping 70 percent. That’s — dare we say it — nuts! Fast forward to 2017 and we’re faced with a wall of nut-based milks […]

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte

serves 8 Clouds of peanut butter goodness nestled into a rich chocolate shell. Worth. Every. Calorie. Ingredients For crust 1 package (approximately 36) Oreo Cookies, finely crushed 6 tablespoons melted butter ¼ teaspoon salt For filling 2 cups heavy/whipping cream 1 and ½ cups powdered/confectioners’ sugar, divided 1 and ½ cups peanut butter 12 ounces […]

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Your Guide to 2017’s Top Food Trade Shows

  Trade shows can be overwhelming, especially with so many to choose from. We broke down the top trade shows happening this year so you don’t have to: FOODSERVICE 2017 Midwest Foodservice Expo WHEN? March 13 – 15 WHERE? Milwaukee, WI WHO? 7,600 buyers from over 19 states, representing restaurants, large-scale dining, bakery, catering, hotel, […]

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3 reasons we’re INto the Krusteaz website

Happy Pancake Day! This comfort-food holiday had us pouring over a full-stack of pancake-related marketing goodness. In all our research, the Krusteaz foodservice website caught our attention. Here are three reasons we’re INto their website: 1. It’s responsive. Being responsive allows the page layout to adapt to the size of a user’s screen. Here, the content […]

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Cherry Almond Baked Alaska

This recipe may seem intimidating in length and steps. The beauty is that you can build any combination of ice cream, filling and cake for an impressive dessert. Included are the cake and filling recipes shown, however any brownie or cake can be used as the base, and the filling can be a frosting, preserve, […]

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