Brush up on Your Knife Skills

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Last week, we asked you to submit your best Dry-Rub Barbecue Recipe. We have decided to extend this competition, giving you an extra week to submit! We challenge you to submit your best Dry-Rub Barbecue recipe to us via Facebook message or Instagram DM, for a chance to win our Myron Mixon Pitmaster grill tool, and the chance to be featured on the blog next week!  Myron Mixon Pitmaster Grill Tool For more product information, click here. Now that that we've started revving up the barbecue, let's revisit how to properly handle a knife, so that when BBQ season comes around you'll have all ...
Mike StaibBrush up on Your Knife Skills
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Black Bean Burgers, Contests, and a Spring Sale!

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Although it seems winter has come and gone about five times this season, we're hoping spring will finally stick, and that summer will soon be on it's way! This last snowstorm had us dreaming about all the fun we had last summer outdoors with the barbecue and of course, all the great food we ate.   This week, we're leaving the meat up to you. With so many great photos being submitted lately, we decided to find an easy-to-make vegetarian recipe, and offer you the chance to submit your best dry-rub barbecue recipe for the chance to win our Myron Mixon Pitmaster Grill Tool, and ...
Mike StaibBlack Bean Burgers, Contests, and a Spring Sale!
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Brussels Sprout Latkes

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If you've been keeping up with our blog, last week we discussed the top cuts of lamb for Easter. As we just closed out Passover, we decided to share a fun kosher recipe that everyone can enjoy, whether you participated or not. For those that aren't familiar or don't observe, Passover is a Jewish holiday celebrated as a commemoration of their liberation from God. As you may know, some Jewish people keep kosher throughout the year. "Kosher" foods are foods which meet Jewish dietary laws. These dietary laws forbid the eating of certain foods. Certain foods must be made in certain ways ...
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Top Cuts of Lamb for Easter

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Easter weekend is big, for professional chefs and amateurs alike. Whether you're working in a professional kitchen, or gathering with friends and family, chances are - if you celebrate easter - you might get your hands dirty. Because lamb is the classic choice for Easter dinner, we decided to do some research on the best cuts, based on skill level. Check out the article below before you hit the grocery store to get this year's roast. Whole bone-in lamb:  Are your carving skills up to the task? This cut requires the most amount of effort when serving up, as you will have ...
Mike StaibTop Cuts of Lamb for Easter
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Classic Corned Beef and Cabbage

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If you've been keeping up with our blog, you'll remember our post a few weeks ago on basic knife skills - (how has everyone been doing)?! This week, in honor of St. Patrick's Day, we decided to put these skills to the test with another recipe. Of course, we had to pick Corned Beef and Cabbage. Corned Beef and Cabbage is the Irish variation of an American dish - bacon and cabbage. Corned Beef was actually used by Irish immigrants in the 19th century in the place of bacon. Since then, it has been a traditional Irish-American dish eaten around the ...
Mike StaibClassic Corned Beef and Cabbage
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Restaurant Road Trip and Chef Plum Fun

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If you're a Restaurant Road Trip fan, you've probably seen our posts about teaming up with them to check out some of Connecticut's best restaurants (the Pepe's Pizza episode still has our mouths watering). Part of what we love about our company is that we get the chance to work with real chefs in the kitchen, and see our products at work. Check out the video below to get a glimpse of some delicious Mediterranean food at Zohara, and to see our tongs in action: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9uonz8d84E[/embed] Why are our tongs the best to use for industrial kitchens? Not only can you use them ...
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Simple Knife Skills to Change the Way You Cook

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It might seem simple, but the easiest way to impress a guest could actually be your knife skills. Before we get to cutting - let's make sure you're comfortable handling a knife. Watch the video below for a quick refresher on proper knife handling techniques! [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qo3DD9fqW2E[/embed] Knife skills are important, but why? Not only will you create beautiful meals, but your food will actually taste better, for a few reasons. First, uniformity. Instead of just slicing through tomato and onion, use a specific technique to get the same size piece every time. This way all vegetables will be cooked all the way through, and ...
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Take Control of Your Health with the Power of Juice

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    You've seen it all over social media - beautifully photographed, fresh squeezed, colorful juice. At health food stores, it can cost anywhere from $11-15 for 8 ounces of juice. Bloggers are taking photos with it, influential people are drinking it, and everyone seems to need to have it. Why?       As trendy as it is these days, the health benefits of drinking juice are nothing new. With this second wave of juicing and popularity in the media, we decided to take a step back and look at why we even started juicing in the first place. Check out the list ...
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Spring to Health This Chinese New Year

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As much fun as the New Year is, many of the celebration treats are loaded with sugar and fat. Try balancing all the riches of the New Year by having treats in moderation and adding some healthy options to your reunion dinner, like freshly made smoothies or juices. Use the My Juicer II to quickly whip up delicious beverages for the whole family – blending takes under a minute!

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Looking for the perfect gift? Give the My Juicer II to spread the health in the New Year to your most loved family and friends. Practical, user friendly, and realistic – give a gift that can be used all year long.

The My Juicer II has:

    • Powerful Heavy Duty Motor for Crushing Ice, Frozen Veggies & Fruit 300+ WATT (320 Watt Max Power)
    • Motor Base has suction feet for stable operation & Handle for easy storing and taking with you to the office
    • Sport Bottle is BPA Free for a healthier lifestyle – Fits in most car cup holders
    • Bottle top has compression fit cap for no accidental spills
    • Bottle has measurement Marks on side so you fill it just right
    • Easy to use, convenient size and easy cleanup!
    • 1 Year Limited Warranty

The My Juicer II also comes with recipes for simple, easy to make healthy drinks. Plus, you’ll also get 15% off your juicer for a limited time with the code: GotJuice15offShop the link below https://www.ergochef.com/MyJuicer.php

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                                                              We hope you have a happy, healthy New Year! 

Mike StaibSpring to Health This Chinese New Year
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Ergo Chef Must Have Juice Recipes

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With cold temperatures and that "February plateau" eating the right amount of fruits and vegetables can be harder than ever, especially on the go. Don't overthink it. Follow these easy recipes using your Ergo Chef Juicer and you'll be out the door with a beverage in hand every morning! Added benefits of our juicer:  Retains more nutrients and enzymes than other juicers Amazing ice crushing capacity - 300 watts Dishwasher safe (no more individually washing each tiny piece by hand!) Extremely stable with suction feet 1 year Limited Warranty and 30 day Satisfaction Money Back Guarantee   [caption id="attachment_3156" align="alignright" width="693"] BPA free and includes to go bottle![/caption]                     These ...
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