Baker College Dean of Culinary Appointed to Prestigious Commission

Baker College Dean of Culinary Appointed to Prestigious Commission

Tribune News Wire MUSKEGON– Chef Tom Recinella, Dean of Culinary at Baker College and its Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM), has been appointed to the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC) as the Central Region Education Representative, effective immediately. Recinella will serve the national industry organization in this new role through 2024. Later […]

Muskegon Big Boy Grand Opening Set for Saturday February 13

Muskegon Big Boy Grand Opening Set for Saturday February 13

By Victor Skinner The Muskegon Tribune There’s a new Big Boy in Muskegon, and it’s kind of a big deal. The iconic youngster in checkered overalls has greeted Michiganders for decades, but the franchise’s newest establishment at 1720 E. Sternberg Road will serve as a proving ground for an entirely new look and revamped menu. […]

Meijer Recalls Whole Cantaloupes and Select Cut Cantaloupe Trays Due to Potential Health Risk

Meijer Recalls Whole Cantaloupes and Select Cut Cantaloupe Trays Due to Potential Health Risk

Meijer, in conjunction with Eagle Produce, LLC in Aguila, AZ., is announcing a voluntary recall of whole cantaloupe and select cut cantaloupe fruit trays and bowls. The recall is part of a sampling investigation by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and is due to the potential risk of Salmonella. Salmonella, an organism which […]

Scott Meats Wins State-Wide Awards

Scott Meats Wins State-Wide Awards

By Teresa Taylor-Williams Muskegon Tribune Staff Writer Muskegon County – The crew at Scott Meats has done it again. The Muskegon Heights meat market brought home top honors from the Michigan Meat Processors Association’s Cured Meat Competition in Lansing. Scott Meats was among 19 meat processors who entered 154 products into the competition this year. […]

Culinary Institute of Michigan at Baker College earns Global Endorsement

Culinary Institute of Michigan at Baker College earns Global Endorsement

By John R. Hall Muskegon – There is a real gem in the Muskegon community and it’s located at Baker College. It’s called the Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM) and it recently earned a distinguished award. The CIM received official Recognition of Quality Culinary Education from the World Association of Chef’s Societies (Worldchefs). The CIM […]

Culinary students pick, prepare, and prove pumpkin is not just for pies

Culinary students pick, prepare, and prove pumpkin is not just for pies

Muskegon – What’s a muffin without blueberries? Or a curry without chicken? Well, when blueberries are swapped for pumpkin, a muffin becomes a moist fall treat and a curry with pumpkin now has a tasty dose of beta carotene. Catering and Culinary Management students from the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) challenged students at […]

KITCHEN DIVA

KITCHEN DIVA

By Angela Shelf Medearis Lunch for Dinner, Dinner for Lunch — A nutritious lunch does not have to be boring or cost you a fortune. Making small changes — like planning a lunch with ingredients that also work well for dinner meals — can save you money. Remember, too, that well-nourished children have a greater […]

Recipe: Key Lime Pie

Recipe: Key Lime Pie

Crumb Crust 3/4 cup gingersnap crumbs 3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs 4 tablespoons butter, melted Lime Filling 12 to 16 Key limes or 3 to 4 regular (Persian) limes 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk 5 large egg yolks 3 lime slices, each cut in half, for garnish 1. Prepare crumb crust: In 9-inch […]

Apple-Brie Pizza

Apple-Brie Pizza

GOOD HOUSEKEEPING ONE EDITORS: See Goodhskpng2 for Easy Homemade Dough recipe. Apple-Brie Pizza — You’re gonna love this easy French-style pizza packed with brie, caramelized onions and apple slices. 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 large sweet onions, thinly sliced 1 recipe Easy Homemade Dough, or 1 1/2-pound ball pizzeria dough 1 small Gala or Empire […]

5 ways to take your grilling to a whole new level

5 ways to take your grilling to a whole new level

5 ways to take your grilling to a whole new level  (BPT) – It’s time to grab the tongs and apron because it is officially grilling season. You’ve waited months to reclaim your rightful position behind the grill, and it’s finally time to achieve your goal of making this your best grilling season yet. Now, […]