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Trending Now: It’s Catering Season!

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 19, 2018 | Category: Pasta Cooking School, Steal This Idea, Trending Now

It’s the holiday season, when banquet and catering business kicks into its highest gear in every segment of foodservice, from restaurants to hotels and non-commercial venues of all stripes. And that’s a good thing, as catering sales are often where the profits are in this $54B business…especially when margin-friendly ingredients... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 19, 2018 | Category: Pasta Cooking School, Uncategorized

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Today’s lesson is: Shake it Off! No, we’re not talking about Taylor Swift’s hit single (though it’s probably now stuck in your head…you’re welcome!).... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School

By: | 0 Comments | On: March 8, 2018 | Category: Pasta Cooking School

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Today’s lesson is: every minute counts! You probably already know about Chef Bruno’s 5-minute rule for par-cooking pasta. With such a short span of... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School: Cooking in Steamers

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 6, 2017 | Category: K-12, Pasta Cooking School

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Today’s lesson is a refresher on: cooking in steamers. While it’s not our top choice for cooking pasta, we know it’s an important and... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School: The 5 Minute Rule

By: | 0 Comments | On: July 21, 2017 | Category: Pasta Cooking School

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Today’s lesson is a refresher on The 5-Minute Rule.   The 5-Minute Rule Keeping things simple in the back of the house is crucial... more

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Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School: Q&A Edition

By: | 0 Comments | On: April 25, 2017 | Category: K-12, Pasta Cooking School

Welcome to the Whole Grain Pasta Cooking School! In this space we share tips and strategies for cooking whole grain pasta in a school foodservice environment. Coming out of our webinar last month, there were a couple of questions we thought we’d revisit here: Q: I use a steamer in... more

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