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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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Ricotta with Honey Roasted Tomatoes Bruschetta

MAKES 12 BRUSCHETTA • Crisp bruschetta topped with savory, fresh ricotta and just enough honey to make the roasted tomatoes pop with avor. INGREDIENTS RICOTTA 6 cups whole milk 2 cup heavy cream 1 tsp. coarse sea salt 6 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice HONEY ROASTED TOMATOES 2 pints cherry or grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise […]

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Cinnamon Toast Crunch® Ice Cream with Peaches

 SERVES 6-8 • It’s a sweet taste of summer in a bowl: warm, fresh peaches and velvety ice cream with just the right hint of cinnamon. INGREDIENTS ICE CREAM 1 ¼ cup whole milk 3 cup Cinnamon Toast Crunch® Pinch of salt ½ cup sugar 5 large egg yolks 2 cup heavy cream 2 Tbsp. […]

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This iconic American dessert gets a restaurant-ready, deep-fried facelift

The Twinkie™ – in all its creamy, cakey goodness – has been the quintessential American treat since the Great Depression. New for 2017, however, is the Deep Fried Twinkie, because even with the increasing popularity of healthier, more wholesome menu items (did someone say Acai Berry Smoothie Bowl?), restaurant-goers will always have a soft spot […]

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