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5 Tips to Host the Best Backyard BBQ

Nothing says “summer” quite like an outdoor party. During the warmer months, it seems like someone is hosting a barbeque every weekend! When it’s your turn to host, you can’t go wrong with these 5 tips for the best summer backyard BBQ. Plan Ahead Many people plan their gatherings in advance, so everyone on the…

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Celebrate Fourth of July at Colony Diner

It’s America’s 241st birthday! Celebrate our country’s independence and those who fight for our freedom every day this July 4th at Colony Diner. Beat the middle-of-the-week blues with a homestyle meal at our Wallingford restaurant. We serve breakfast all day, plus daily specials for lunch and dinner – and don’t forget about dessert! Enjoy your…

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How Long Do Leftovers Last?

It’s happened to all of us – you cook a delicious dinner and store leftovers in the fridge. Days later, you remember the food but are left wondering if it’s still safe to eat. According to the Mayo Clinic, the risk of food poisoning increases after food has been left in the refrigerator for more…

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Celebrate Father’s Day at Colony Diner!

Father’s Day 2018 will be here before we know it! Once a year, we dedicate a day to the men who have raised us, to show our appreciation for the sacrifices they have made to improve our lives. What better way to say “thank you” than with a delicious meal? Our family-friendly restaurant serves breakfast…

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4 Reasons to Eat Breakfast for Every Meal

As the saying goes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So, why not eat it for every meal? The occasional plate of pancakes for dinner can feel like an indulgent secret. We’re here to tell you that eating breakfast for other meals of the day has more benefits than great taste! The…

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Benefits of the Instant Pot Pressure Cooker

Many people love the “set it and forget it” functionality of crock pots. When you come home, dinner is ready to be served. But what do you know about electric pressure cookers? With the instant pot, cooking time is reduced up to 70 percent compared to other methods. Traditional pressure cookers are often viewed as…

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10 Fruits & Vegetables to Grill This Spring

Warmer weather is on its way and that means it’s time to bring out the grill for backyard barbeques! In New England, springtime is a breath of fresh air after a chilly winter season. With it also comes some delicious seasonal fruits and vegetables we cannot wait to cook. If you are hesitant to grill…

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Celebrate Mother’s Day with Colony Diner!

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! This holiday is dedicated to the women who care for us throughout our lives. To show your appreciation for mom, treat her to something truly special: a delicious meal! Colony Diner is a family-friendly restaurant with an extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menu of dishes everyone will love….

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3 Key Health Benefits of Eggs

What’s the breakfast of champions? You’ll likely get different answers from different people, but one thing is for sure: Eggs have impressive benefits. If you’re looking for a healthy way to start the day, eggs are a good source of vitamins and quality protein. One large egg has about 70 calories, 6 grams of protein…

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What’s the Difference Between Bake & Broil?

During the winter months in New England, many people store their grills away and cook indoors. When you tire of cooking dinner on the stovetop or baking in the oven, there is another option: Broiling. A similar method to outdoor cooking, broiling meat and seafood can give you the same great taste as the grill….

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