Beach Eats: The Best Basil Pesto & Grilled Garlic Chicken

Contributor: Caroline Coker I call this recipe “The Best Basil Pesto”, not only because it is my mom’s recipe, but because it is also made from the fresh basil growing in pots on our back porch. I am a huge fan of pesto, it is so simple to make, and is healthy when consumed in moderation. It…

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The Best Chimichurri Sauce over Marinated & Grilled Pork Loin

My husband Phil is in an all male half-century old wine group called “Wino’s”,  where you are voted in when someone departs, and it was his turn to host this weekend. The host typically serves an assortment of fruits and cheeses, as well as a dish to snack on. Of course the task fell to me,…

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Eggs Sardou

I love eggs. Toad in the hole, fried, boiled, poached, Scotch…you name it. Today in Northwest Florida it is cold. Our news forecast even calls for sleet or snow. I decided it would be a good day to finish some writing assignments and spoil myself with brunch, using a recipe from one of my favorite…

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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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One-Pot True Bolognese

I have to admit, until I began the review for Emeril’s newest cookbook, Sizzling Skillets and other One-Pot Wonders, I had not made Bolognese in years. It is has not been a go-to recipe for me. I am not sure if it was due to the thousands of recipes running through my head, or because…

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Cranberry Sauce-Mine, His and Hers

With yesterday being the first day of fall, I thought it only right to post a recipe inspired by the seasons change. Fresh cranberry sauce reminds me of fall, with the tartness of fruits and the crunch of the pecans, and also how good it will taste alongside a platter of plump juicy turkey. Cranberry…

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Breaded Pork Loin Marsala – 600 South Restaurant

Nick Farkas, Executive Chef of 600 South, enjoys living in Pensacola but often misses his hometown and the food. He is a transplant of Indiana and says “Many transplants from Indiana and other portions of the Midwest miss the same thing, the beloved breaded pork loin.” So that it would be available whenever he had…

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Marcella Hazan’s Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter

Serves 6 For the Sauce: 2 pounds fresh, ripe tomatoes, prepared as described below, or 2 cups canned imported Italian tomatoes, cut up, with their juice 5 tablespoons butter 1 medium onion, peeled and cut in half Salt to taste 1 to 1 1/2 pound pasta Freshly grated parmigiano-reggiano cheese for the table Preparation: Put…

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Quick Tomato Sauce

Ingredients: 2 cup quartered cherry tomatoes 1/3 cup thin sliced red onions 2 tablespoons chopped basil 1 tablespoon chopped parsley 1 clove garlic, smashed 1 cup ex virgin olive oil 2 tbsp red wine vinegar course sea salt and cracked pepper Preparation: Vigorously mix all of the following together with a whisk, and be sure…

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