Tasty Summer Seafood Trends

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When summertime temperatures soar and beach-goers and landlubbers alike come to the end of a busy summer day, they usually seek out lighter restaurant fare and seafaring dishes are increasingly popular during the summer months.  Check out these trends to help refresh your restaurant’s seafood menu this summer. Fresh is Always Better Fresh seafood is…

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10 Wacky State Fair Foods: Wild, Crazy and Ridiculous

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State fairs were once places where the kids and the folks took a break from Mom’s healthy green beans, biscuits, and pot roast and indulged in hand-held novelties like corn dogs, burgers, soda pop and sno-cones.  Grandma bought a scrumptious blackberry pie and samples were given out after the judging took place. Today, state fair…

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A Grilling Nation

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After one of the roughest winters on record we have finally made it to summer! Amid the frenzied attempts to try and stay cool while keeping your clothes from sticking to you on the way home from work, time has flown by and it is almost July again. And we all know what that means:…

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4th of July Restaurant Marketing Ideas

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Celebrate The Grand Ol’ Flag and the fireworks of the Fourth with family, fun, and friends all while growing your business. Most people will be spending the day with family and friends, giving you the perfect opportunity for new customers. Bringing groups to your business not only adds to their enjoyment, but to your bottom…

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Sugar Is As Addictive As Cocaine!

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It’s amazing to see how the lives of American’s have changed over the years. Sugar has really made a dramatic impact in the lives of so many and yet it is still increasing to this day. I believe water has been slowly down played and unfortunately in many places, it is cheaper to buy soda…

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Delicious Slushy Machines! Shop With Us Today!

Summer is approaching and Slushy Machines are an awesome investment for cooling yourself down in the summer! Try out some of these ice machines on the CFS website by clicking on the image.         =      Frozen drinks are awesome and delicious! Check out our Pinterest page; http://www.pinterest.com/consolidatedfs/frozen-drinks-are-my-thing/ for more creative and interesting…

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Easter Supper Drink Classics

Classic Dry Martini 1 Martini (Note: You can also switch up vodkas and use a favored vodka to spice up your drink)  – 1 and 1/2 Vodka of choice – 3/4 Vermouth -3 Olives Directions – Pour ingredients into shaker with ice -Shake it not stir -Strain into iced Classic Martini glass -Put olives on…

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Easter Peep Drink Ideas!

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Easter is right around the corner and if you are going to be celebrating the holiday, I recommend you try out these cute cocktail recipes that are delicious; The cutest way to spice up your Easter drinks are to add “peeps” to the garnishes of your drinks. Here are some photos from Pinterest/Drink Recipes that…

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Informative Infographic on Ways to Fight Food Spending!

Food prices over the years have increased significantly and as we all know food is not getting any cheaper.  This infographic that bankrate.com has produced gives specific details on the inflation increases on certain food produce and is extremely informative.  It gives helpful hints on the rise within food groups and also gives hints on budgeting your food…

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