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Blodgett Responds to Cooking S.O.S. with HydroVection Oven

By Lee Davis My father was career Navy. I grew up hearing dinnertime stories about how bad the military food was. He frequently shared nicknames that sailors would give to some of the Navy’s more popular recipes.  Those nicknames would usually make my mother cringe, us kids giggle,…

Victory Ultraspec Series – A Showcase Product Line

By Lee Davis There’s a popular restaurant in my town that features what I’d call fine southern cuisine. What’s fun about eating there is that you have a full view of the kitchen from nearly any table. The place has been there a long while. The kitchen resembles…

Table 100’s Serious Sandwiches

By Matt Kurnick Soup of the day, fresh fish of the day, these are common menu items in restaurants across the country. But Po Boy of the day? That’s an additional choice that the chefs at Table 100 in Flowood, MS feature on their menu that shows they…

The Parker House Restaurant, A Southern Original

By Matt Kurnick According to Andy Cook, Chef at The Parker House Restaurant, the Jackson, MS area is known for one dessert better than any other. “We’re a bread pudding town,” said Cook. “Everyone does it well.” In February, Eat Jackson recognized Cook and The Parker House Restaurant…

Babalu Tacos & Tapas: Fresh Ingredients for Fresh Condiments

By Matt Kurnick While reading through the menu at Babalu Tacos & Tapas, you’ll notice two things: 1. Before you get through the Aperetivos or appetizers, your mouth will be watering. 2. Nearly every dish comes with one of the freshly made in-house sauces or salsas from Chef…

The Redesigned K6ETT – What You May Not Notice

By Lee Davis Last month, I sat down with Larry Lyons, General Manager of ITW Steam Cooking, and we talked about the redesigned K6ETT electric Counter Steam Jacketed Kettle from Vulcan. I had the chance to examine one that he set up for a training event. At first…

Lang Gas Countertop Range: Pot on, Flame on … Pot off, Flame off

By Lee Davis There’s a certain feeling you get when you sit down on a John Deere tractor. It’s the same feeling you get when you pick up a Stihl chainsaw or put on a pair of Johnston & Murphy shoes. It’s a feeling that you’re experiencing quality:…

One Tough, Smart Player – Metro C5 T-Series

By Lee Davis What stays hotter on the road than Joe Flacco, has the intelligence of Tom Brady, and takes a hit like Eli Manning? No, not Tim Tebow. It’s Metro’s C5 T-Series heated cabinet. Erin Eddy, Regional Sales Manager, and Janet Zimmerman, National Strategic Accounts Manager, both…

Champion Industries: Solving Food Waste Disposal Problems

By Lee Davis Picture a one ton pile of rotting, stinking food waste: fish carcasses, meat, bones, poultry, moldy cheese, vegetables, fruits, shells, pits and dairy products. Now think about what you’d do if it were your job to dispose of that mess. With current food waste disposal…