breakfast Archives

Celebrate Mother Nature, Too! Crunchy moms are all about daily healthy choices. Mother’s Day is no exception. Store-bought bonbons and floral frou-frou are right out. So, how to celebrate the natural mom in your life? Indulge her senses, be mindful of her principles, and stay… Read More >

(Photo courtesy of the Boxty House) And now, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, a Irish recipe that answers the question: How do they drink like that? We got it from Pádraic Óg Gallagher, proprietor of the Boxty House restaurant in Dublin’s infamous Temple Bar, who… Read More >

Katom’s Weekly Foodservice News Roundup Remember January? That chilly month right after Christmas with the cheap gas? January is when Chipotle famously stopped serving pork carnitas in about a third of its 1700 restaurants, in a crisis of conscience-slash-marketing epiphany that arose when the chain… Read More >

Asheville Independent Restaurants (AIR) Flourish Amidst a Vibrant Foodie Community Asheville, North Carolina is home to one of the nation’s strongest independent restaurant scenes. With passionate food entrepreneurs, activists, producers, and a heavy emphasis on sustainable practices, not only is this micro region proving there… Read More >

An Exhaustive Guide to Asheville, North Carolina for Epicureans When I traveled to Asheville for my first Food Blog Forum, I wasn’t certain what to expect. Would the bloggers be foodies? Tech geniuses? Maybe they would all be brilliant writers. Turns out, they are all… Read More >

From the Heart of Foodtopia, Biltmore Estate Shines as a Beacon of Culinary Excellence Opulence and grandeur are accepted as commonplace at the Biltmore Estate located in the majestic foothills of Asheville, North Carolina. While visiting for the 2014 Food Blog Forum, I had the… Read More >

From Registered Nurse to Recipe Developer, Meet the Voice Behind Southern Kissed I often meet with people who find their way into the food community after “quitting their day jobs.” That’s the story with food blogger Lynda Self of Southern Kissed Blog. Much like other’s… Read More >

Betty Becca: the Betty Crocker-Inspired Blogger Who Didn’t Know How to Cook Meet Becca Ary, the food blogger who isn’t too big on cooking. That’s right, when she began her blog, it was actually to help get over the fear of the kitchen. Over the… Read More >

Super Dad Brian Mellott Brings Kitchen Know-How to the Web When he’s not chasing his three kids or developing new recipes, you’ll find Brian Mellott hard at work on his blog, This Cookin’ Dad. A stay-at-home father of three, Brian took to documenting his weekly… Read More >

Life, Love, and Good Food: The Blog for the Hopeless Foodie Meet Sheila Thigpen, the writer behind the food blog Life, Love, and Good Food. Her blog is best described as a well curated collection of approachable recipes. When visiting, you’ll find a good combination… Read More >

Gear Up for Another Year Jammed With Activities and Long Commutes with Lékué It’s nearly that time of year when mornings come far too early and life’s lulling summer pattern of backyard BBQ takes a turn toward tailgating and evening homework routines. That’s right, it’s… Read More >

BUNN coffee visits KaTom Restaurant Supply with their latest in cappuccino brewing technology. Read More >

A Story From the Streets to Five Star Dining You have seen him on TV, cooked from his recipes, and possibly even made lifestyle changes based on his “food revolution,” but did you know that beyond his entrepreneurial ventures Jamie Oliver’s passion for all things… Read More >

Dive into Southern Deliciousness With These Unique Grits Recipes Here in the south we have a thing called grits and I’ve been simply obsessing over them since the infamous polar vortex graced us with its presence a few weeks back. It was absolutely freezing. Actually,… Read More >

What is Fair Trade Coffee? An Explanation of the Certification Logos Ever wonder what all the certifications on your favorite bag of coffee mean? In an era of emphasis on sustainable production and curiosity about where our food and beverages come from, it’s more important… Read More >

KitchenAid Stand Mixers are Great for any Recipe Trying to convince a loved one you need a KitchenAid stand mixer? Looking to find the perfect recipes to break in your new mixer? Skip the search and begin here. We have the top five reasons you… Read More >

Fry Up Sufganiyot for a Taste of Modern Israeli Hanukkah Traditions Pay close attention, because you are officially running out of time. With just a few hours left of the Hanukkah festivities, it’s time to gear up for a Sufganiyot farewell to the Festival of… Read More >

The Coffee Enthusiast For the little ray of sunshine in your life — that is the post-coffee-consumption ray Though a common persona, the coffee enthusiast does not passively partake in a daily cup of joe. This individual seeks out the perfect blend of roasted excellence,… Read More >

Pumpkin-Flavored Recipes for Every Course of the Meal When it comes to fall flavors, there is no doubt that pumpkins are the star of the show. With their rich, creamy flavor and versatility, it’s pretty likely pumpkin will be sneaking into several meals you make… Read More >

To brew or not to brew, is that even a question? It’s not about whether or not you will have that morning cup of joe, or six, it’s about where it’s going to happen. Will you drink up at home, make a cup to go,… Read More >

Yom Kippur Make-Ahead Menu and Guide As we approach the Jewish Day of Atonement, Yom Kippur, we are also approaching one of the most celebrated gathering events on the Jewish calendar: Break-Fast. Gone are the days of quiet observation amongst family and close friends and… Read More >

Start Your Day Right and Prepare this Protein-Packed Oatmeal in iSi Flex-It bowls Some of us look at mornings as a great chance to go for a run, drink coffee on the porch, and catch up on news but if you’re like most of us… Read More >

An introduction to the new school foodservice breakfast requirements Just as school food authorities across the country are finally settling into the new requirements for lunch offerings, revamped mandates on breakfast programs are heading their way. These rules call for much the same work as… Read More >

It's National Corned Beef Hash Day They say corned beef hash is the most versatile of foods and September 27th is its day. Not only can you eat it with cabbage for a meal, but you can serve them on sandwiches, or with potatoes and… Read More >

Indulge in a short stack for National Pancake Day! September 26th is National Pancake day and we are bringing you a simple and delicious recipe for what Martha Stewart calls the best buttermilk pancakes. This recipe makes (9) 6-inch pancakes and requires only a handful… Read More >

Mary Lou Henry’s Recipes of the Month: June Since most melons are now in season, we are presenting two recipes that use fresh fruit. These are great for parties or served as an appetizer. By utilizing fruit and vegetables that are in season, you are… Read More >

Vitamix Takes the Effort Out of Every Meal Breakfast Time Something sweet and light usually works great. I love this recipe from the Vitamix recipe collection for a blueberry banana orange smoothie. Yeah, that’s right, the triple fruit threat. Lunch Time Lunch today will be… Read More >