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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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Bravo Chef Accursio!

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 2, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Accursio Lotá, Executive Chef of Solare Restorante in San Diego, CA was one of two chefs representing the USA at the 6th Annual Barilla Pasta World Championship in Milan, Italy, September 27-29. There were 20 chefs from around the world competing at the three-day championship judged by a panel of... more

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Trending Now: Veg-Centric

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 2, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

Unless you’ve been under a rock, you know about the trend of Veg-Centric cuisine. As our good friend and trends guru Chef Gerry Ludwig tells us, “it’s about leaving behind the either-or mentality about vegetarian foods, and putting produce at the center of the plate.” Chefs are treating veggies with... more

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Regional Italian Spotlight: Sicily

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 2, 2017 | Category: Uncategorized

In this series, we look more closely at lesser-known regions of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional food from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to Italy’s southern-most part, arriving on the island of Sicily. Sicily was first... more

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Steal This Idea: Spaghetti Tacos

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 21, 2016 | Category: Uncategorized

The ideas, photos and recipes coming to us from our partnership with School Meals That Rock are an amazing source of inspiration. Some of the ideas and stories are too good not to share! Like this one from Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD in Texas… The team at EM-S ISD was inspired... more

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Regional Italian Spotlight: Veneto

By: | 0 Comments | On: November 18, 2016 | Category: Regional Italian Spotlight, Uncategorized

In this series, we look more closely at lesser-known region of Italy in every issue. As consumers continue to clamor for authentic, regional foods from Italy, it pays to be in the know! This month, we travel to Northern Italy and to Veneto. Veneto is located in Northern Italy, from... more

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