Author Archives: Sallie Lewis

  • Caramelized Onion & Prosciutto Pizza

    This would be the perfect pizza to make for an impromptu dinner and would make great leftovers the next day! Not only does it sound delicious (hello mozzarella and prosciutto!) but it looks like a low maintenance, no hassle, easy dish that will satisfy Steelers and Packers fans alike. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 Whole Pizza Crust {Click here for a basic, homemade pizza crust recipe.} Olive Oil, for Drizzling 1 whole Large Red Onion, Halved and Thinly Sliced 1/4 cups Brown Sugar Kosher Salt To Taste Parmesan Cheese, Grated 10 ounces, weight Fresh Mozzarella Cheese, Thinly Sliced 8 slices Proscuitto (More to Taste) You'll Also Need: Rolling Pin Sheet Pan Tongs Fry Pan Pizza Cutter & Server Instructions: 1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees 2. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a large skillet. Add onions and brown sugar and toss/stir for a few minutes until onions are brown and cooked. Set aside. 3. Roll out pizza dough to a rectangular shape. Drizzle olive oil, sprinkle salt, followed by the parmesan. 4. Lay slices of mozzarella evenly over top of the crust. Arrange caramelized onions over top of the mozzarella. Lay slices of prosciutto over the onions 5. Bake between 15 and 17 minutes in the lower half of the oven or until crust is golden brown. Cut into squares and serve immediately. Recipe and Photo Courtesy of The Pioneer Woman Blog by Ree Drummond
  • Super Bowl Party Guide

    With the Super Bowl just a few days away, most of us can count on watching the Steelers and the Packers duke it out from the comfort of our homes. Half of the fun is staying tuned for the next commercial break, right? Without a doubt, Super Bowl weekend is synonymous with celebration, so we've put together a quick guide of all the essentials for throwing a successful party. You'll want to have lots of food, plenty of drinks, and a nice presentation. Prepare to be Super Bowl happy: CHAFING DISH: Whether you are serving up burgers, enchiladas, macaroni and cheese, or any other hot dishes, our economy chafers are the way to go. At just $32.95 you can have a warm meal and be stress free. (Don't forget the Sterno Fuel!)




       PROTEAK BOARDS: Good snacks and a nice presentation go a long way. Our wooden teak boards are perfect for cheeses, salamis, olives, and just about anything else you want to serve. Men and women alike are drawn to these Proteak boards for their great quality and rustic appeal.




      PARTY TUBS:  With our hammered metal party buckets, you can store all your mixers and drinks in style. These double-walled tubs are great looking and come in handy for parties left and right.




     JALAPENO GRILLERS: Grilling goes hand in hand with Super Bowl weekend. Our jalapeno grillers are truly one of the greatest tools for making spicy, flavorful, stuffed peppers with little to no hassle. Pop it on the grill or in the oven and you've got delicious appetizers perfect for a day of football. Make sure to get all the seeds out with our Chili Twisters. Don't know how to prepare these peppers? Download this quick guide for a step-by-step lesson!



  • "Lemmy" Cake

    This delcious lemon cake recipe was a childhood staple of mine. A favorite for birthdays, parties, and other causes of celebration, it is light, delicious, and the slight taste of citrus will get you ready for warmer weather. Cake Ingredients: 1 box Duncan Hines Lemon Supreme Cake Mix 1 cup Apricot Nectar ½ cup sugar 4 eggs 2/3 cup vegetable oil Berries (optional)  Glaze Ingredients: 1 cup sifted powdered sugar 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice What You'll Need: Bundt Cake Pan Batter Bowl or Mixing Bowl Mixer Sieve or Sifter Cake Stand (For a nice presentation...) Instructions:
    1. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 10'' tube pan or Bundt pan.
    2. Combine all cake ingredients in a large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
    3. Pour batter into prepared pan and bake in preheated oven for 45-55 minutes.
    4. Once cooked, invert onto serving plate and pour glaze over cake while still warm.
    NOTE: Pierce the top of the cake with a fork prior to glazing that way the glaze can soak in.       5.    Sift powdered sugar over the top, garnish with berries and enjoy! Recipe courtesy of the Houston Junior League Cookbook.
  • Ice Making 101

    Hoshizaki is one of the world's largest manufacturers of commercial ice equipment. Here are Mission Restaurant Supply, Hoshizaki is a brand that we continue to be enthusiastic about for its dependability, sustainability, and reliability. Watch this video from the brand's corporate website to become more acquainted with their products and company credentials: WATCH THIS VIDEO To browse through our whole selection of Hoshizaki ice equipment and refrigeration, click here.
  • 2011 Taste of Austin Event

    Calling All Austinites!

    Join us for an evening of great food and culinary camaraderie on Thursday January 27th at the annual Taste of Austin event. Located at the Palmer Events Center downtown, this foodie extravaganza will bring together over 50 of Austin's premier restaurants and caterers for a night of wining and dining while showing appreciation for our capital's extensive local talent in the food industry. This is a family-friendly event that both you and your kids will enjoy. Soak up a unique taste of Austin while sampling great food and supporting the restaurateurs who make it all possible. General admission {all you can eat!} tickets are still available online for only $25! Mission will hold the Title Sponsor position for the 2nd year in a row and we know that this year it will be bigger and better than ever. Tweet @MissionRSupply if you are planning on coming by- we look forward to seeing you there! Pictures of all the great food and fun to follow....
  • Calling all Concessions...

    Have you heard the big news?

    Mission Restaurant Supply is now fully-stocked with all of your Concession Equipment and Supply needs. No matter what size business you are running, whether it be large or small scale, we have the materials to make it a success.

    Take a look at our selection by clicking on the categories below...

    Cotton Candy

    • Cotton candy machines
    • Sugar floss flavors
    • Bags
    •  Starter kits
    •  Cones
    • Pumps
    • LED signs and more...

    Hot Dogs

    • Cookers
    •  Steamers
    •  Mini carts
    •  Roller grills
    •  Starter kits
    •  S/S serving utensils
    •  Foil hotdog bags
    • Fluted trays
    •  LED signs and more...


    • Chips
    • Nacho cheese
    • Jalapeno peppers
    •  Trays
    •  LED signs and more...


    • Syrup
    • Paper cups
    •  Spoon straws
    • Snow cone machines
    • Trolleys
    • LED signs and more...


    • Popcorn machines
    • Trolleys
    • Popcorn portion packs
    • Popcorn bags
    • Scoop & closed-top boxes
    • Popcorn tubs
    • Scoopers
    •  Kettle cleaning kits
    •  LED signs
    •  Starter kits

    ...  and all the fixings to make buttery, delicious popcorn! 

    Can't find what you're looking for? Give us a call at 800-319-0690 or email us at


  • Pasta al Pomodoro

    This is one of those great, classic pasta recipes that never seems to make its way out of your kitchen because it's a family favorite and too easy to be true. This makes for a great meal if you are looking to feed a large number of people, and best yet, the prep time is zero! Ingredients
    • 4 c Water
    • 2 Garlic cloves (finely chopped)
    • 1 Package of Cappellini
    • Extra virgin olive oil
    • Red pepper flakes
    • 1 28 oz. can of Whole, peeled tomatoes
    • Few sprigs of basil
    • Pinch of salt & pepper
    You'll also need: Instructions
    1. In a large pot, bring four cups of water to a boil and add a pinch of salt. Pour pasta into the boiling water and let it cook until tender.
    2. Once the pasta is ready, strain them with a colander (make sure to save a small cup of the pasta water and set it aside for later).
    3. Finely dice your garlic and add to the large pot along with the red pepper flakes and olive oil. Let simmer on low heat.
    4. Pour the drained pasta back into the pot and add in the tomatoes. Thoroughly combine the mixture. Add in a little of the water if the pasta gets too dry.
    5. Give the pasta a good seasoning with lots of freshly cracked salt and pepper.
  • Chop up your fresh basil and put it in last minute. Serve hot and enjoy!
  • Anti-Fatigue Mats

    If you've ever worked behind a bar or in the kitchen at a restaurant, chances are you understand just how important it is to be comfortable. Proper footwear, uniform and supplies are a must. One particular item that most venues don't consider are the type of mats they use. Fortunately for you, Mission now stocks Anti-Fatigue Mats, the perfect remedy to help sustain achy, fatigued legs through a hard day's work. Made from sponge vinyl, they are easy to clean up and they provide optimal comfort to you and your workers from prepping to cleaning and everything in between! Browse through our selection of made-to-order mats and maximize your team's efficiency this year at your workplace! If you need assistance with your purchase or figuring out the necessary dimensions for your venue, don't hesitate to email or call us toll-free at 1-800-319-0690. We are happy to help!
  • Caring for Non-Stick Cookware

    When it comes to buying new products for your commercial or residential kitchen, there is one "go-to" that makes the cut every time: Non-Stick Cookware. Non-stick cookware is a revolutionary addition to the foodservice industry and has transformed the way we cook. Though these items are generally more expensive than your normal cookware products, they are regarded as favorites because they make cooking a breeze, less oil is needed in the process, and clean-up is a carefree task. However, with every piece of non-stick cookware you purchase there are a few important things that need to be remembered. No Metal Utensils One of the biggest things to remember when cooking with your non-stick pans is to avoid using metal utensils. Why? This is because metal can easily nick the coating and scratch up the surface, damaging your pan and causing flaking and rusting over time. Pieces that flake off can contaminate your food and be detrimental to your health if consumed. So remember not to use metal utensils with your non-stick products; opt for silicone, rubber, plastic, or wooden utensils instead! Be Careful When Cleaning Never stick a searing hot, non-stick product directly into a sink of lukewarm water. You run the risk of warping the coating, which in turn hinders proper heat distribution. Let your pan cool completely before washing and it will last much longer. It is also best to wash and dry your non-stick cookware by hand instead of in a dishwasher. The strong chemical detergents that make up a dishwasher's cycle are too harsh and can damage the coating that makes these products so desirable. Try using warm water, mild soap, a soft sponge and a cloth to properly clean and care for these items. Avoid Extreme Temperatures Interestingly, most non-stick cookware is not compatible with high heat temperatures (400 degrees or higher). It is crafted to work optimally with a low to medium heat. If you want to prolong the lifespan of your non-stick cookware, make sure not to blast the pan with intense heat. If you want cooking at home or in your commercial kitchen to be more enjoyable remember to invest in quality products and to take care of them accordingly. If you have any further questions on how to care for your non-stick products or any other kitchen items, email us for more information!
  • Laura Bush's Cowboy Cookies

    This past weekend I made a big batch of Laura Bush's famous Cowboy Cookies to help satisfy the "Holiday Sweets Syndrome". This recipe takes your basic chocolate chip cookie and loads it up with rolled oats, sweetened coconut flakes, chopped pecans, and hints of cinnamon. It is dense, delicious and packed with flavor fit for any cowboy. Ingredients
    • 3 c All-purpose flour
    • 1 tbsp Baking powder
    • 1 tbsp Baking soda
    • 1 tbsp Ground cinnamon
    • 1 tsp Salt
    • 1 ½ c Butter
    • 1 ½ c Granulated sugar
    • 1 ½ c Packed brown sugar
    • 3 Large eggs
    • 1 tbsp Vanilla extract
    • 3 c Semisweet chocolate chips
    • 3 c Old-fashioned rolled oats
    • 2 c Sweetened flake coconut
    • 2 c Chopped pecans
    You'll also need: Instructions
    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
    2. Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in bowl.
    3. In an 8-quart bowl with paddle attachment, beat butter on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
    4. Gradually beat in sugars.
    5. Gradually beat in eggs, and then add the vanilla extract.
    6. Stir in flour mixture and then add chocolate chips, oats, coconut and pecans.
    7. Using a disher, drop dough for each cookie onto an ungreased baking sheets.
    8. Bake for 17 to 19 minutes or until edges are lightly brown. Rotate sheets halfway through.
    9. Remove cookies from rack to cool.
    The recipe can be found here; as seen on "Good Morning America."
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