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Hillshire Farm® Fully Cooked Sliced Pork Belly Topping

With Hillshire Farm® Carved Pork Belly, it’s easier than ever to deliver customers an elevated, decadent ingredient for all kinds of dishes. Fully cooked and ready to serve (2/5lb. bags per case), it’s the simple way to bring big flavors across the menu.

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New Food Service Items from Boston Salads & Oringer

This week we’ve added Blueberry Topping from Oringer, this versatile topping is loaded with berries. We’ve also added an all new Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad from Boston Salads, featuring bite-size radiatore pasta and bacon pieces tossed in a peppy buttermilk ranch dressing with celery, scallions, and onion.

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Beet & Bean Salad

This creative side dish uses two different types of beans and beets as the star of the show.

Curry Zucchini Salad

It’s a good idea to have a few go-to ingredients in your culinary arsenal–the combination of the ingredients, and the resulting flavors in this dish, translate to fresh, all-season comfort food.

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Caramelized Ham & Citrus Dressed Beet Salad

Caramelizing is the process of slowly extracting (cooking low & slow) either natural sugars or sugars that have been added during processing. Many hams have sugars added during the curing process, which makes ham perfectly suitable for caramelizing.

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Seared Pork Belly with Aji-cado

In this dish the combination of crispy seared pork belly paired with the creamy fresh vibrancy of avocado are sure to give you an OMG moment.

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Anytime Pasta Salad

Pasta salad is so many things; it can be a light lunch, a refreshing side, or a heartier meal – all it takes is a few basic ingredients.

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Is it Bread Boule or Bread Bowl?

The season of hearty fare and soups is upon us, and so to is the need for us to come up with fun creative dishes to match the seasonal appetite changes of our guests.

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Summer Food Service Recipe: Gazpacho

Whoever said summer is not soup season has clearly never experienced Gazpacho. This vibrant refreshing soup is well known in Spain, parts of the Mediterranean and other areas of the world that boast a subtropic/tropical climate.

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Panzanella Bread Salad

Summer is upon us and so to is the transition from slow cooked heavy braised foods of winter, to the fresh vibrant colored dishes of Summer. One of our favorite summer salads is the panzanella…

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Chef’s Pantry: Pork Puffs

Airy, Crunchy, puffy morsels of porkliciousness. Pork rinds, pork skins, chicharróns are a fun on-trend item to incorporate into your menu.

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Chef’s Pantry: Cheese Curds

A cheese curd is essentially the cheese solids that remains after being separated, or cut, from the whey in the cheese making process. Cheese curds as we know them are a young un-aged, unformed cheese…

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Chef’s Pantry: Pickled Onions

Refine your red onions. This easy method will add both flavor & visual stimulation to your garnish station; without adding significant cost to your dish.

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Cheez-It Tac-Go Salad

Take a kid-favorite snack, and turn it into a satisfying lunch meal! Lean turkey, topped with cheddar cheese, diced tomato, romaine lettuce, and finished with Whole Grain Cheez-Its.

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Chicken, Apple & Beet Salad

Not only is this salad a healthy addition to your menu, but the brightly colored ingredients will make it pop off the page! Fresh spring greens, mixed with crisp apples and grilled chicken served with cranberry almond goat cheese fritters.

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White Meat Chicken Wrap

All natural white meat chicken, served on a sun dried tomato wrap, topped with fresh arugula with a side of fresh, seasonal fruit. 

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Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Rich feta, salty kalamata olives, peppers and artichokes, served with grilled chicken bring Mediterranean flavors to your menu!