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Used Vs. New Equipment Pros and Cons List

Many restaurant and bakery owners grapple with the idea of saving money by purchasing used equipment instead of paying full price for brand new equipment. Is it essentially better to buy new ovens, mixers, and fryers? Or should restaurants and bakeries purchase used items so they can put their money elsewhere?

¬†Most people don’t realize the amount of money it costs to not only open a business but keep it running. Therefore, as a business owner you must decide how you can make the most of the money you have. Food costs are accelerating and then there’s always the rent, electric bill, and the cost of labor to worry about. Every penny counts and deciding where those pennies go is crucial to any business well being.

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How to Make the Perfect Banana Bread

How do you make the perfect banana bread? No seriously, I want to know because no matter how hard I try or what I do, it always comes out drier than I’d like it to. Banana bread is a great addition to any present, it’s great to bring to pot-lucks or a party. It’s easy to transport and relatively easy to make. That’s why I’ve been getting so annoyed that my banana bread is coming out less than perfect. Maybe it’s the recipe I follow, but I didn’t think there was that many varying recipes for banana bread.

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Culinary Carving and Plate Decoration by Harvey Rosen

¬†I find baking not only stress relieving, but fun and delicious. I’m always trying to find new recipes to make and ways to make old recipes taste better. That’s why I love a good cook book that not only gives me recipes, but tips that will help me in the long run. I came across Harvey Rosen’s book Culinary Carving and Plate Decoration and was instantly attracted to it for many reasons. Rosen’s book gives the reader ideas to decorate a plate. Whether it’s centerpieces or garnishes, the book gives readers step-by-step instructions and pictures of the finished product.

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