Posts Tagged ‘Easter’


Juicy Profits

Yesterday was Easter and we hosted brunch at our place.  I love keeping guests busy by setting up a "Make Your Own Juice" bar complete with our Jack LaLanne Juicer! It's so simple to just put out some freshly prepped fruits & veggies (don't forget the lemon wedges and ginger root to give it a kick) and just let guests go about concocting their own creations.  Fresh, delicious, super good for you and a little adventurous food fun. My mix of Strawberry Ginger Tangelo juice was promptly mixed with Moscato d Asti.  Hello Spring and boy did that pink juice look lovely! All that juicing got me thinking about an interview I did back in December for the Wisconsin Restaurant Association magazine.  I was asked about upcoming trends for 2013 and here's part of what I predicted... "The desire for seasonal ingredients and exceedingly fresh flavors has pushed the retro kitchen trend of juicing into the hottest kitchens and bars in the nation.  Locally consumers are willing to pay $5 for ...