How To Keep Your Baked Alaska From Falling Flat On A Hot Day

It takes some serious chef skills to make baked Alaska. Between the ice cream and the hot baked meringue on top, you are constantly trying to keep the ice cream cold and the cake and meringue the perfect consistency. When you really want to wow people at an event or family gathering, baked Alaska is the way to go. There is just one tiny problem that you need to cover, and that is keeping your incredible dessert from melting on a hot summer's day. Read More 

How To Troubleshoot Basic Problems With Your Frymaster Deep Fryer

The Frymaster is a popular commercial deep fryer. It is commonly found in fast-food restaurants; however, it may also be found in any commercial restaurant. Although it is a high-end fryer, it can experience issues after years of use—or improper use. The two most common issue with deep fryers—including the Frymaster—are power and burner related. Here you'll find easy steps for troubleshooting these issues. Issues with the Power Supply If your deep fryer is not functioning properly, it might be experiencing power issues. Read More 

The New Rules Of Office Coffee Service Etiquette

Many offices these days employ an office coffee service. Standard coffee service provides a technician who will visit on-site in case your coffee machinery needs to be repaired or replaced. Select services provide a full array of coffee and tea products. This means that, generally weekly, a delivery person will stop by and replenish your supply of coffee, tea, and accompaniments. The benefits of this service are clear: if the machine breaks, you won't have to rely on that one person from another department who understands coffee makers to get the coffee flowing again. Read More 

Is There Any Difference Between Sushi And Sashimi?

You're probably not alone if you've entered a Japanese restaurant and used the terms "sushi" and "sashimi" interchangeably. Although they sound similar in name, there is a difference. Before you go out to DaRuMa Japanese SteakHouse and Sushi Lounge, brush up on your each term to make sure you understand what you're really ordering! What is Sashimi? Sashimi often refers to thin slices of fish that are uncooked. However, it can also be a piece of meat--not necessarily seafood--which is cooked and then draped over a garnish with one perilla leaf slice. Read More 

Is Cooked Meat Damaging Your DNA?

It may seem completely natural to eat cooked meat: mankind has most likely been eating it since they learned how to create and control fire. However, cooking meat can potentially trigger an increase of carcinogens and cancer-inducing chemicals. Thankfully, there are some alternatives to giving up meat entirely. Read on to learn more about cooked meat's drawbacks and how you can avoid them. The Problems With Cooked Meat Cooking meat produces carcinogens, which is a substance that can damage your cell's DNA, affecting its ability to properly replicate and resulting in mutation. Read More