It's World Pasta Day today, so we couldn't NOT eat pasta for today's Crock-Pot Thursday lunch. We settled on a little twist on traditional Italian pasta dish - spaghetti, and baked it in the oven with a combination of ingredients that you might not expect to work so well together. This may be your new favorite!
This week's Crock-Pot Thursday lunch is a celebration of Cinco de Mayo featuring Burrito Bowls, Salsa Fresca, and Mexican Brownies!
For today's Crock-Pot Thursday lunch, we took the team out for Chinese food at the Iron Chef Buffet. We've been having company lunch and staff meetings there for years! It's crazy how the company has grown. We've gone from just needing a few tables pushed together to filling an entire half of the restaurant.
After taking a week off, we're back with a new Crock-Pot Thursday video. For today's Crock-Pot Thursday lunch, we're trying few recipes for the first time. We going to try Smoky Tex-Mex Sloppy Josés with Tomato Corn and Avocado Salad, Creamy Coleslaw, Red Pepper Relish and Grilled Pineapple.
For this week's Crock-Pot Thursday, we added a "twist" to a Rachael Ray recipe for vegetarian rigatoni with ricotta by including sausage. Along with this dish, we had a tossed salad and Texas toast.
This week, we took Crock-Pot Thursday to the Great Outdoors. A delicious barbeque and picnic with the team that included hamburgers, cheeseburgers, hot dogs, salads, and ice cold beverages! Oh, did we mention the amazing red, white and blue cupcakes? Watch as our company enjoys a wonderful 4th of July celebration and talks about their plans for the long holiday weekend.
To most people, Oneonta, NY is just a small blip on their GPS that they pass by on the way to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. That is, if they have ever heard of Oneonta at all. That’s why for this week’s Crock-Pot Thursday video, we are looking to give our little hamlet the recognition it deserves. Oneonta’s claim to fame is the invention of COLD CHEESE PIZZA. (Oh, and our employees talk about their favorite pizza toppings!) Check out our video:
As soon as the smell of this week’s Crock-Pot Thursday lunch found its way out of the kitchen and into the office, our team began to speculate what was on the menu for today. Was it an Italian feast? Was it chicken? Was it tacos? Was it chili? Or perhaps a delicious combination of these? There was heated debate, growing in intensity as lunch time neared. Then it happened, the call they’d been waiting for, “Lunch is Ready”. Find out what culinary wonder awaited them here:
Hawaiian Slider Sandwiches made with ham or turkey and swiss cheese on a slider roll goes with homemade coleslaw, sliced pineapples, and crispy Garlic Parmesan French fries. And for a little something sweet - chocolate chunk cookies.
Buffalo has their wings. Philadelphia has their cheese steaks. Boston has their cream pies. Regional food dishes are commonplace and normally quite tasty. Believe it or not, Upstate New York is the origin to several different culinary wonders. Arguably the most beloved and delicious of these dishes are 'spiedies'.
It's no secret that we are big fans of Crock-Pot Thursday dishes that have a Mexican flare to them. Today's lunch went above and beyond! Our main dish was baked chicken taquitos served with Tex-Mex coleslaw and Mexican-style guacamole. For dessert, chocolate chip cookies covered with chocolate and shredded coconut.
For this week’s CrockPot Thursday lunch, we made a delectable baked Italian classic, Million Dollar Manicotti. The name of it got us thinking… “What would I do if I had a million dollars?” It’s something practically everyone dreams about. So, we decided to ask the team what they would do if they had a seven figure paycheck. Find out what they came up with.
It's official. We've had our first accumulated snowfall. Things are getting cold outside. Luckily, inside... they're heating up! Crock-Pot Thursday videos are back this week featuring a flavorful Meatloaf with Garlic Mashed Potatoes (that seemed to melt faster than the snow...) Then, Charlotte made a truly extraordinary creation: the Apple Pie Bake.
The Yankees or The Red Socks? The East Side or the West Side? Let's face it, the world is full of tough choices. And instead of the festive mood that normally surrounds Crock-Pot Thursday, our team found themselves faced with a marked dilemma: What is better: Pizza or Tacos? After much debate, our brilliant leader, Charlotte Chase proposed a solution that silenced the debate, once and for all... Find out what it was below! .
We had another round of subs from Jake's Deli this week for Crock-Pot Thursday. For this week's video, we thought we'd take on the Mannequin Challenge. These viral videos are all over the internet and feature people frozen in mid-motion - like Mannequins. Our video was a lot of fun to make - and DEFINITELY a challenge! Not moving is hard when there is a Jake's sub in front of you... Check out what it's like mid-lunch on a Crock-Pot Thursday!
Have you ever thought about what makes the perfect burger? We like to think that we are, at least to some extent, the architects of our own ideal burger. We are builders. We were born to create... to construct. And one place that we all get to show off our unbridled creativity, is at the burger bar. So, many ideas. So, many choices. And the truth is... no two burgers are alike. We ask you, "Can a burger be blueprinted?"
Did your Mom ever tell you that breakfast was the most important meal of the day? Well, our team definitely remembers that lesson! This week's Crock-Pot Thursday Lunch was a breakfast feast including bacon, eggs, toast and sausage gravy and biscuits made by Chris Chase! If "All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast." then our team's excitement was completely justified. Check out the video to see the joys of breakfast-for-lunch.