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JUNE 2017

From Our Kitchen: Blueberry Sorbet

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This perfectly sweet and slightly tangy sorbet makes a wonderfully refreshing summer treat! Blueberry Sorbet Yields 5 cups Ingredients: 1 cup granulated sugar ½ cup water 5 cups fresh blueberries ¼ cup lemon juice Preparation: Step 1 In a small saucepan, combine water and sugar. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally to dissolve the sugar. Step 2 Set aside to cool completely. Step 3 Purée blueberries. Step 4 Strain purée through a fine mesh sieve into a medium bowl, pressing...


From Our Chefs: Grill This, Part II

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As the summer months approach, grilling is a great way to bring everyone together, away from screens, and out of the house. Here are some great grilling tips from some SAGE Chefs. Keep Your Cool Don't grill on high heat! Use a medium to medium-high heat for even cooking. ‘Tis the Season Be sure to season both sides of the meat—try a blend of cumin, oregano, and smoked paprika to taste. Sauce Optional It's okay not to add sauce! If...


From Our Chefs: Grill This, Part I

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Barbecues, grills, marinades, rubs, sauces—it can be hard to sort out what’s what when it comes to creating amazing summer flavor. SAGE is here to help with all of your questions—and share some delicious recipes! What’s the difference between grilling and barbecuing? Grilling is a quick, high-heat method. Barbecuing is cooking meat slowly over low heat in a smoker, so it’s flavored with wood smoke. If you don’t have a smoker, don’t worry. You can make delicious barbecue with your...


One-on-One with a SAGE Food Service Director: Kerry Watts

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Kerry Watts is the SAGE Food Service Director at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, VA. Kerry’s been with SAGE for eight years, all of which she’s spent with her community at Hargrave. How did you get started with food service? I got a job at the local pizza joint during college. It felt very natural. I picked up restaurant gigs when I moved to Colorado, and then to Santa Fe, where I started working in restaurants that actually got press...


Herbs & Spices 101

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Spices and herbs are seasonings used to flavor foods. Specifically, spices are derived from the bark, roots, leaves, stems, buds, and seeds of certain plants, and generally dried. “Herbs,” on the other hand, are small, tender plants that are fragrant and flavorful, and can be used fresh or dried. Both are a great way to add flavor without adding salt, sugar, or saturated fat. History: Seasonings of all sorts were valued greatly in ancient times because they were so...


Chef-Recommended Spices & Herbs

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Have you ever looked into a sparse spice cupboard and wondered how a chef would restock it? Wonder no more! We interviewed three SAGE Chefs on their go-to spices, herbs, and flavor combos. Stock up on these, and you’ll always be prepared for a delicious meal. Steve Freas, Chef for 32 years “Salt and pepper are my go-to’s, because underseasoned food is as bad as poorly prepared food. I like the freshness that thyme and lemon thyme bring to food, especially...


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