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Prepare Healthy Meals for Back to School

Back-to-school is a busy season. After months of casually crafting meals whenever the kids were hungry, they’ll once again need a balanced breakfast before school, lunch to take to school and dinner when they get home. Between work, bringing the kids to extracurricular activities and running errands, it can be difficult to make healthy meals…

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September Is Food Safety Education Month

Working in the restaurant industry for many years, our staff understands the importance of food safety and takes it very seriously in and out of the kitchen. Unfortunately, food can become contaminated during production, processing or distribution, as well as preparation. Did you know 48 million people (1 in 6) suffer from a food-borne illness…

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Fall Vegetables to Harvest in Summer

Mid to late summer is the perfect time to begin harvesting vegetables for the fall. Seeds germinate faster when the soil is already warm, but be careful of hot temperatures drying it out. Before the first frost and subsequent snowfalls, gardeners will want to have their crops fully grown and ready to use. Anything seasonal…

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Tips to Become a Grill Master

Summertime eating is all about food on the grill and cool drinks in hand. When you’re invited to a friend’s house for a backyard barbecue, do you help man the grill or mingle with guests? If you’re intimidated by cooking on the grill, we have 7 tips to help you become a grilling master for…

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Add Summer Fruits & Vegetables to Every Meal

When summer arrives in New England, many of us are jumping for joy. After a freezing cold winter and rainy spring, we are ready for sunshine, backyard BBQ’s and vacation time. Another aspect of summer to be excited about is the food – we get to indulge in delicious fruits and vegetables that make the…

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7 Foods You Didn’t Know You Could Grill

Summer is the season for grilling. When you get together with friends and family on a beautiful night for dinner, nothing says “backyard picnic” like food from the barbecue. Tired of the same old burgers, steaks and hot dogs? We list 7 foods you might not have known you could grill. 1. Watermelon This juicy…

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Serve the Best Appetizers on July 4th

July 4th is an all-American holiday that celebrates the independence of our country from British rule. Over the years, this celebration of freedom has evolved into a tradition we all know and love: picnics and backyard barbecues! After Memorial Day kicks off the unofficial start to summer, many people look forward to grilling and chilling…

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Perfect Desserts for Summer

Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer, which means backyard BBQ season has arrived! After you’ve finished munching on hot dogs and hamburgers, potato salad and deviled eggs, what’s for dessert? Summer can be a challenging time to serve sweet treats because the weather is hot and some guests may be watching their waistlines….

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The Best Food for a Graduation Party

Graduation is a life-changing event. Whether you’re leaving high school for college or are about to enter the real world after years of education, it is a day to celebrate. At Colony Diner, we believe that milestones should be honored with great food. Want to impress your guests among a dozen other graduation parties this…

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Tips for Cooking for a Crowd

When summer arrives, do you find yourself hosting frequent dinner parties and backyard BBQs? Some of us love to have other people in our home for a big meal, whereas others with less experience may become easily stressed. If there’s one thing we know, it’s how to cook for large crowds! We offer 7 quick…

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