Chicken Pecan Meuniere

With the kids now off to college I am learning all to fast about cutting recipes in half, and this week was on a roll. It still has been raining quite a bit in Northwest, Florida, which has given me the opportunity to throw myself into developing new recipes, as I set out on my…

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Wild Mushroom Tart

  Not long ago, Amanda from High Heels to Hot Wheels was visiting Rosemary Beach, Florida on 30-A with her adorable family. Amanda is one of my blogging friends who lives in Nashville, and celebrates her family and love of food on her website, but today is a guest blogger on 30A EATS! A bean…

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Crawfish Etouffee

I was contacted by author Paul Knipple who wanted to share with me a copy of a new cookbook he wrote with his wife Angela called, The World In A Skillet: A Food Lover’s Tour Of The New American South. I jumped at the opportunity, as anything having to do with a cast iron skillet,…

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Grilled Jumbo Gulf Shrimp With Tomatoes & Chef Fabio Viviani

This week Virtual Potluck has partnered with Bertolli Olive Oil, and is trying recipes by Chef Fabio Viviani; you may remember him from Top Chef. He is known for his sexy accent and how he says “hamburger”, but also for having two restaurants, Cafe Firenze and Fiernze Osteria!  Chef Fabio is also the spokesperson for Bertolli, and is kicking…

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Chicken Satay With Raw Cashew Sauce

  I am excited about today’s post on 30A EATS as we are talking nut butters! Recently I was shipped, along with my Virtual Potluck bloggers, a wonderful variety of raw nut butters to sample. We are finding ways to incorporate these delicious food offerings into recipes for the company Artisana. You can find the roundup…

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Southern Succotash

Many like to write about their love of cast iron, and the familial bond that is shared as it passes from one generation to the next. I have treasured cast iron that was passed on to me as well, and I was fortunate when in the division of assets in my first marriage, that I…

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Chicken & Buffalo Andouille Gumbo

February was filled with gumbo goodness as I judged the Destin History Museum Gumbo Cook off and attended the Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival with partner SoWal.com. My Virtual Potluck blogging crew was also approached by a company called The Buffalo Guys to try some of their products, one of which was their buffalo andouille. Though I had…

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Grande’ Grains Jambalaya

We are rounding the corner in week three of the four-week ‘Healthy New Year’ promotion that Virtual Potluck  has been challenged with by California Olive Ranch and Bob’s Red Mill, our terrific sponsors! Each week, we are cooking up fresh and healthy recipes to share with our readers using a whole grain from Bob’s Red Mill with the delicious…

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Whole Grain Quinoa Tabouleh With Peppers

We’re entering the second week of The Virtual Potluck ‘Tasty and Healthy New Year Challenge’ sponsored by Bob’s Red Mill and California Olive Ranch, and if you missed last weeks recipe, you will want to click here to get it! Each week in the month of January, all twelve bloggers are giving away BRM and COR products, so you have 48…

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