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You had us at pizza. Which brand is a freezer must-have?

At IN Food, all we’ve been thinking about is pizza (hey, Pizza Expo). Can’t say anything would be different if we weren’t going, we love this staple favorite. So, inspired by our love of cheesy, saucy goodness, we decided to compare a few frozen pizza brands to determine which is the absolute freezer must-have. The […]

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Chocolate and stout…that’s what love is about!

Indulge your sweetheart (or office mates!) with decadent truffles this Valentine’s Day. As a nod to our North Loop neighbor, Fulton Brewery, we chose their Worthy Adversary Stout for this recipe. Ingredients: Creamy Centers 1/4 cup Nutella spread 6 oz. milk chocolate, coarsely chopped Truffle Filling 1 1/2 cups (1 bottle) Fulton Worthy Adversary Stout beer […]

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Why Giving Back is Part of Our Business Model

Food is our passion and our expertise, but it should never be our unique privilege. At IN Food Marketing & Design we believe good business includes social responsibility. That’s why we invest a portion of our time, money and energy in combatting problems like food insecurity, poverty, illness and unnecessary food waste in our community. […]

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10 Takeaways from 2017: The IN Food Annual Roundup

From the value of programmatic advertising to the wonders of the 21st century (have you tried Slack?!) to activating latent badassery in our office, here are 10 things we’ve learned in 2017. 1. Social media is a great place to test new creative ideas. Trying to decide between two versions of a headline? Two different […]

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Food Connections: Happy Hour Edition

There are Happy Hours…and then there are Food Connections Happy Hours. Voluntarily or not, you’ve probably attended a version of the former: pre-packaged cheese platters, mediocre wine served in plastic cups with a side of stilted conversation. Sound familiar? It’s no secret that happy hour networking events range from mildly enjoyable (on a good day) […]

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Gingerbread Cookies

MAKES 7 DOZEN 3-INCH COOKIES A nostalgic holiday cookie, perfect for rolling and decorating to keep a classic holiday tradition alive. INGREDIENTS COOKIES 2 sticks butter, softened 1 cup sugar 2 egg yolks – reserve whites for frosting 1 cup molasses 1 cup buttermilk 1 tsp. salt 4 tsp. baking soda 1 Tbsp. cinnamon 1 […]

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Doing our part to reduce food waste

Stories from the IN Food Kitchen To say that food waste is a huge problem in this country is an understatement. About 40% of all food in the United States goes uneaten. Seriously. Chew on that stat for a second. As a marketing and design agency specializing in food, this carelessness around food waste is […]

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B2B Social Media Do’s and Don’ts

With over 20 years of foodservice marketing under our belt, we know a thing or two about the B2B space here at IN Food. And, as social media plays such an enormous role in marketing and brand awareness today, we would be remiss not to share some of our tips, tricks and trade secrets. Here […]

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Mulled Wine & Bacon Jam

INGREDIENTS: MULLED WINE 4 cups apple cider 1 orange (juice and zest) 1/4 cup honey 4 whole cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 3 star anise 1 bottle of red wine BACON JAM 1 lb. bacon, chopped in 1-inch squares 2 large shallots, finely diced 3 cloves garlic, finely diced 1/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup strongly […]

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Peruvian Idaho® Potato Soup

MAKES 8 CUPS • The hearty comfort of a classic potato soup with a twist of Peruvian spice. Serve with warm, crusty bread for a delicious fall dinner. INGREDIENTS 11/2 pounds assorted Idaho® fingerling potatoes (red and yellow) 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 4 large cloves garlic, […]

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