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March: Savory Grilled Cheese

Consider the humble grilled cheese sandwich – two slices of white bread, unassuming American cheese, and a brief session in a hot pan until all is golden and melty. Simple and satisfying. It’s time for the grilled cheese sandwich to get rediscovered. Take this recipe and add your own twist, like bacon, bbq chicken or pork, or carmelized onions. It’s comfort food that could be a favorite on your menu.

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The Basics of Chowder

In this video recipe, I’ll demonstrate the basic steps of preparing a delicious chowder, from which you can derive your creative variations. We also stock a fantastic variety of premium chowders which you can take to the next level with a few finishing touches.

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January: Ramen Chicken Noodle Bowl

This super easy recipe will warm your customers with flavors of asian spices, incorporating chicken thigh meat, shiitake mushrooms, and ramen noodles.

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Bourbon Molasses Grilled Meatloaf

This hearty dish features beef and pork seasoned with spices, onions, garlic, sun-dried tomatoes doused in Kentucky bourbon whiskey, and then grilled with Sweet Baby Ray’s Kickin’ Bourbon Molasses sauce! This mouthwatering meatloaf is prepared in advance and finished to-order on your flat-iron.

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Pulled Pork Mac-N-Cheese with Garlic Crumbs

This signature-level comfort food dish will keep customers coming back for more! Macaroni and cheese with pulled pork mixed with Sweet Baby Ray’s Golden BBQ Sauce, topped with garlic crumbs.

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Episode 29 – Comfort Food with a Signature Twist & The Soups On!

The foliage will soon start to change, and with that will come consumer cravings for comfort food. Creating signature dishes inspired by comfort food has been gaining momentum in recent years, and with autumn on the horizon it’s the perfect time to start thinking about your unique comfort-inspired cuisine. On that same note, if you’re looking to add warmth and rich flavor to your menu, soups are a great way to do it. We’re ladling up the latest on our soup lineup.