And with those words, a new year is rung in. Time for starting over- reaching towards the dreams and hopes that linger in your heart waiting to come to pass, and the memories and thoughts of the year past that frolic in your mind. Food traditions on New Year’s Day have been around from the beginning of time.
The amount of food wasted is staggering. Efforts have come to lime light to help the average citizen, and student come to grips with the disheartening amount of unwanted food. This has been becoming more and more apparent. Especially after large food holidays where most people are looking for lots of variety, in large portions, with the unfortunate result with lots of leftovers.
Summer officially starts today, and with the summer heat and rain patterns come the decline of the Florida tomato crop until fall. The success of growing tomatoes is a an effort of balancing sun and rain and keeping other creatures off of your prized possessions. The taste of a homegrown tomato is like none other and always a preference on the menu.
Stretch the last of your crop until fall to keep that fresh...
Berries of my Heart: A Collecton of Florida Blueberry, Blackberry and Strawberry Recipes.
63 recipes featuring Florida Blueberries, Blackberries, and Strawberries
over 65 glossy photographs
what to pair with your berries
Breads, Breakfast, Cakes, Desserts, Drinks, Salads, Sauces, Snacks, Spreads
Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Violet, and Indigo. These colors are what Mother Nature provided to us. The hues are natural and beautiful. These vibrant colors are present in most fruits and vegetables adding a spark to many plates.
The influx of multicolored “rainbow food” has become a popular food trend- flashing back to the disco era. These brightly colored foods appeal t...
One of Central Florida's Favorite spring past-time is the emergence of U-Pick Blueberries patches all around. The sweet, succulent jewels are easy to pick, and even easier to eat. Blueberries are good source of antioxidants, heart healthy, and are a healthy addition to the diet. It is becoming one of the top agritourim activities in Florida in the spring.
My top pick for U-Pick blueberries is Lake Catherine B...
I've seen many articles posted about people wanting to use "natural dyes" for their easter eggs. After some research on how people have done it, I decided to try it. Here's what worked and what didn't.
I started with ingredients that I had available in my house which are known stainers (such as to my white chef coats, cutting boards, etc.)
I mix each ingredient with 1 cup of boiling water. I added 1 tablespo...