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Posted by Jessica Falchek
Jessica Falchek
Jessica Falchek is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages th...
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on Monday, 14 August 2017
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PastaCarbonara
Here is a delicious chef-approved recipe for your meatless Monday. Incorporating vegetables into your daily diet is as important as drinking water. Vegetables provide important vitamins and nutrients along with dietary fiber, which has been proven to help reduce blood cholesterol levels and aid dige...
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Spinach Quinoa and Roasted Butternut Squash Salad

Posted by Jessica Falchek
Jessica Falchek
Jessica Falchek is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages th...
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on Monday, 10 July 2017
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SpinchQuinoaSalad
  Continue your summer of healthy eating with healthy recipes by Whitsons! Try our chef-approved recipe for Spinach Quinoa and Roasted Butternut Squash Salad. This fantastic salad will give you a great boost of flavor with all the added nutrients from its ingredients. Enjoy!                ...
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Posted by Jessica Falchek
Jessica Falchek
Jessica Falchek is the Public Relations and Marketing Manager for Whitsons Culinary Group. Jessica manages th...
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on Thursday, 21 July 2016
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SmoothieoftheWeek BlueberrySmoothie
Want to enjoy the benefits of bluerries in smoothie form? Try our Blueberry smoothie recipe it's naturally delicious!   Blueberry Smoothie Ingredients 1 cup blueberries 1 (8 ounce) container plain yogurt 1 large banana sliced 3/4 cup 2% reduced-fat milk 2 tablespoons honey 1/2 teaspoon vani...
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Connecticut Shore Roasted Clams

Posted by Chef Rich Sandmann
Chef Rich Sandmann
Chef Rich Sandmann has not set their bioChef Richard Sandmann is Whitsons' Regional Chef/Concept Trainer for t...
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on Monday, 22 June 2015
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shore roasted clams
There’s nothing quite like enjoying a great meal alongside a beautiful waterway. Now, you can bring the Connecticut shoreline straight to your dinner table with this seafood-inspired meal!   Ingredients: 2 dozen Little Neck Clams 2 sticks unsalted butter (room temperature) 1 large shallot, ...
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Sweet Grilled Peaches

Posted by Chef Rich Sandmann
Chef Rich Sandmann
Chef Rich Sandmann has not set their bioChef Richard Sandmann is Whitsons' Regional Chef/Concept Trainer for t...
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on Monday, 15 June 2015
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Grilled Peaches
  Sweet and juicy, and with a bold burst of flavor, peaches are widely known as a summertime classic. These fuzzy fruits are low in calories and high in vitamins A and C (and other essential nutrients), making them an excellent summertime snack for supporting overall health and well-being. Enjoy th...
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Black Bean Burger

Posted by Chef Rich Sandmann
Chef Rich Sandmann
Chef Rich Sandmann has not set their bioChef Richard Sandmann is Whitsons' Regional Chef/Concept Trainer for t...
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on Monday, 18 May 2015
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burger
  With Memorial Day right around the corner, it’s time to start preparing your grill for some delicious and healthy new recipes. Here’s one of our favorites — Black Bean Burgers — perfect for your family’s next barbecue celebration!   Ingredients (Recipe for 8 Burgers)   2 cups dry organic bla...
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Tomato Ginger Vinaigrette

Posted by Fooditude
Fooditude
Fooditude is a way of thinking…a way of acting. Fooditude emphasizes the importance of food, and your attitude...
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on Monday, 20 April 2015
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sundriedtomatoes
  Vinaigrettes are a great way to add flavor to salads while providing more health benefits than cream-based dressings. Enjoy the spring sunshine and fresh vegetables by introducing your family to this healthy vinaigrette. Don’t forget to add lean protein such as grilled chicken or turkey, or a han...
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Peach and String Bean Salad

Posted by Fooditude
Fooditude
Fooditude is a way of thinking…a way of acting. Fooditude emphasizes the importance of food, and your attitude...
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on Monday, 30 March 2015
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peachandstringbeansalad
After a long and chilly winter, the sights, smells and sounds of spring are a welcome sign of rebirth and new beginnings. With temperatures (slowly) on the rise, celebrate a spring-inspired meal with this recipe below, perfect for enjoying warmer days ahead.     Ingredients - Serves 6 to 8 2 lb...
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Holiday Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Dip

Posted by Fooditude
Fooditude
Fooditude is a way of thinking…a way of acting. Fooditude emphasizes the importance of food, and your attitude...
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on Monday, 15 December 2014
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buffalochickendip
  It’s that holiday season, which means parties galore! But what to bring to spice up that special spread? If you are looking for a new idea, look no further than a delicious dip that everyone will love! This twist on a hot classic will sure to be a hit (but you might want to have extra celery stic...
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Street Cart Style Onion Sauce

Posted by Chef Rich Sandmann
Chef Rich Sandmann
Chef Rich Sandmann has not set their bioChef Richard Sandmann is Whitsons' Regional Chef/Concept Trainer for t...
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on Monday, 28 April 2014
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onionsauce
  Well spring has finally sprung!!  Gone is the ice and snow, March madness was mad with dual championships for the UConn Huskies (YES !!!) and  the flowers are beginning to pop out of the ground. The tarps are off the baseball diamonds, and the unmistakable aromas of backyard grills topped with st...
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Sto Lat! May You Live One Hundred Years!

Posted by Leslie Fazin
Leslie Fazin
Leslie Fazin is Whitsons' Senior Communications Associate. Leslie is responsible for coordinating proposals fo...
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on Tuesday, 29 January 2013
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pierogie
“Sto Lat!” For as long as I can remember, these two little words have made their way into almost every family gathering, and nearly every birthday celebration, thanks to my grandfather, whose deep Polish culture has been a staple in our household. Translated, “Sto Lat” means “one hundred years,” and...
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Adobo ~ I Use It On Everything!

Posted by Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos is Whitsons' HR Generalist, supporting the Human Resources Department with the administration of ...
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on Monday, 03 December 2012
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spices
One of the most important ingredients in Latin Caribbean cooking is a seasoning called Adobo. Adobo is an all purpose dry mixture that adds a little bit of Latin flavor to just about anything from poultry and beef to pork and fish. It is used to either season or marinate food. You can even sprinkle ...
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For the Love of Flan!

Posted by Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos is Whitsons' HR Generalist, supporting the Human Resources Department with the administration of ...
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on Monday, 15 October 2012
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flan
Flan is a delicious creamy custard that’s covered in ooey gooey goodness called "caramelo," which means "caramel” in Spanish. And it’s simply DIVINE! Flan is one of those traditional Latin desserts that originated from Spain and is made with simple ingredients of eggs, milk and sugar that can be emb...
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Salsa, Salsa, Salsa

Posted by Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos is Whitsons' HR Generalist, supporting the Human Resources Department with the administration of ...
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on Wednesday, 22 August 2012
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salsa2
Salsa has many meanings in and out of the kitchen, but “salsa” simply translated means “sauce” in Spanish. Some believe that Salsa is a term that has more relation to the kitchen than to music or dance. But for many fans of Salsa, outside of the kitchen it means listening to the hot, funky beats of ...
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Cafe con Leche (Coffee with Milk)

Posted by Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos is Whitsons' HR Generalist, supporting the Human Resources Department with the administration of ...
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on Monday, 30 July 2012
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icafeconleche
  They say that everyone has a vice; for me, it’s a freshly brewed cup of Joe. As humans, we are prone to over indulgence and as the old adage states, “everything in moderation”, and that’s something I have to keep in mind when it comes to drinking coffee. I can’t seem to make it through the day wi...
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Some Like it HOT....

Posted by Zoe Riccio
Zoe Riccio
Zoe is currently the Assistant Food Service Director for New Britain Public Schools, where she coordinates the...
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on Monday, 23 July 2012
in Culinary Trends
hotsauce2
…Hot sauce that is. Hot sauce has evolved from an ever-present, but always boring, token tabletop condiment to a niche industry ranging from mild run-of-the-mill to pleasantly fruit infused to so hot it comes with a warning to keep away from children (and thatt's not a joke). My husband is a hot sau...
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Tostones vs. Maduros (Green Plantains vs. Sweet Plantains)

Posted by Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos is Whitsons' HR Generalist, supporting the Human Resources Department with the administration of ...
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on Monday, 09 July 2012
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maduro ice cream
Green plantains have long been a staple in most Latino households everywhere from the Caribbean to Latin America. It’s what I might dare to describe as the equivalent to French Fries…but better, though I may be a little bias having grown up eating plantains alongside every Spanish dish my mother eve...
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Topping it with Flavor: Chimichurri Sauce

Posted by Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos
Jackie Ramos is Whitsons' HR Generalist, supporting the Human Resources Department with the administration of ...
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on Tuesday, 19 June 2012
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chimichurricropped
I’ve always enjoyed a good o’ fashion home cooked meal over fast food take out any given day of the week. Now, that’s not to say that all take out is awful tasting; I sure do love a Bobby Flay Blue Burger with their unbelievable Pistachio Milk Shake to wash it all down. I’m just saying that I much p...
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