Super Easy Grilled Shrimp

We are big on grilling at our house, especially on holiday weekends. This Thursday our son graduated from high school Summa Cum Laude, and will be heading to Georgia Tech in August to begin college. I can’t tell you how proud we are of him! With family in town for graduation, and this being Memorial…

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How To Boil Crawfish: The Complete Guide

  Crawfish. One of the food world’s blessings bestowed upon us. I’m thankful for whoever decided that it was a good idea to pull a creature from the mud, wash it off and eat it. Though called a crawfish or seafood “boil”, it is really more of a simmer & poach process. This allows the…

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A Perfect Weekend In The Florida Keys

Though the Northwest Florida Gulf Coast attracts many celebrities, an eclectic mix of locals and visitors, and those seeking the sugar white beaches like myself who call the Panhandle home, a completely different destination is at the opposite end of the state and offers an exciting array of activities, cuisine and the most beautiful sunsets…

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#FFFSW Recipe: Smoked Oysters with Jalapeño Lemon Butter

  This is a recipe from Chef Ryan Prewitt of Pêche Seafood Grill in New Orleans, Louisiana, who will be showcasing his talents during the Food Film Festival South Walton on April 8-10, 2016. Patrons will be noshing on the most delicious dishes from the regions top culinary talent, while watching the best in food…

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Executive Chef Allen Teuton of Jackacuda’s Seafood & Sushi, 30AEats.com & Le Creuset team up March 8 at Silver Sands for a Gulf Grouper Tasting + #Giveaway

  (Scroll to the bottom to enter the Le Creuset Giveaway) A native of Destin, Florida, Allen Teuton moved to Atlanta, Georgia, to pursue his passion for a variety of cuisines where he built his culinary portfolio over the last decade. During Teuton’s time as a student of the Culinary Arts and Science at Gulf…

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Red Clam Soup With Saltine Crumb Garnish

Please scroll to the bottom for the Rafflecopter giveaway A Dutch oven is the most versatile pot that one can have in their kitchen. It is my go to pot for braising, soups, gumbo, you name it. Author and French food authority, Hillary Davis, reached out to me and asked if I’d take a look at her new…

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Thanksgiving In Seaside & Oyster Dressing Recipe

As seen in The Seaside Times Fall in South Walton is a time to celebrate cooler temperatures, less crowded beaches, local cuisine, and to appreciate family and friends during a Thanksgiving week spent in Seaside. For many Americans, the Thanksgiving meal includes seasonal dishes such as roast turkey with stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and…

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Winning Lionfish Nachos

You may have heard the terms “bycatch” or “trash fish”, and that Lionfish is an invasive species that’s threatening the ecosystem stability of our Gulf Coast. We need to catch as many of them as we can, and thankfully, their filets are quite tasty, so they won’t go to waste. Talk to your local chefs that serve…

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The Best Big Easy Oyster Dressing

  This may not be the prettiest photo I have ever taken of food, as it was shot with my camera phone on the fly last Thanksgiving eve, right before we were all about to make our plates. I just knew that I needed to share this delicious recipe that I picked up while living…

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