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Adding a little orange (marmalade) to breakfast

20 January, 2013: We juice fresh oranges for orange juice at the restaurants. That means we create a lot of orange rinds. 3 years ago, Jeremiah (early manager) started playing around with marmalades. It went well, but got put on the back burner for a while. Last week Rolando and I started making orange marmalade again. We washed the rinds,… Read More

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Cinnamon Switchel

9 January, 2013: It’s time to welcome another switchel.  The cinnamon switchel was an idea Rolando had been mulling over for a while. We had decided to try it out and see if it tasted as good as it sounded. We ran into an issue where the syrup was creating a gel right as we were making it. I was… Read More

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Switch-what?

12 December, 2012: I had never heard of switchel before Rolando told me we’d be working on this one. It’s an old New England vinegar drink, farmers would drink it out in the fields. While cranberries are still in season, we thought it would be a cool idea to make up a batch of cranberry switchel. Cranberries and vinegar aren’t… Read More

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Beer battered apple rings

5 December, 2012: Joe here. I’m Rolando’s new assistant. Don’t worry, Rachel didn’t go anywhere, she just got promoted to Assistant Manager at HSQ. I’ve lived in New England (CT) my whole life and grew up eating apple pie this time of year. So I was really excited that I got to work on the roll-out of the apple rings in… Read More