The Ultimate Man Burger

This Sunday is Father’s day. Whether you are celebrating with your dad, husband, son, grandfather, step-father, brother, uncle, or four-legged companion, it is the perfect time to dust off the grill and get ready for a back yard bar-b-que!

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PENSACOLA EATS

I loved this review by Ashley Hardaway in the Independent News today, also one of my favorite Pensacola periodicals! She was right on the money with many on her to-do list like adding one of my all-time favorites, Tu-Do! Since our Pensacola home is in East Hill, I find myself often eating at the same haunts like McGuire’s, New Yorker Deli,…

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George’s at Alys Beach & Lobster Portuguese Recipe

We are so fortunate to have such an abundance of superior food choices and culinary genius on the Gulf Coast, especially in Destin and on 30-A. With so many mouth watering dining choices, the decision of where to eat can often be tough. One establishment that always comes through for me, is the “froggie-friendly” bungalow-style restaurant…

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Strawberry Gelato from Hazen Family Favorites

If you are a foodie, love food, especially Italian food, I am sure you have heard of Marcella Hazan. Her recipes call for ingredients that would actually be used in Italian kitchens. Cooks like me sing praises to her, and I often make her famous tomato sauce. Her son Giuliano, a noted cookery, writer and…

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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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Local Catch Bar & Grill in Blue Mountain Beach

While in Atlanta a couple of months ago, the couple next to me at a hotel where I was staying began talking of Local Catch on 30A. I thought this was ironic as I had passed the new sign in Blue Mountain Beach several times, and was waiting with anticipation of what was to come….

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Kashi Cereal Review

This week our Virtual Potluck crew was asked to review new Kashi products. The fine folks at Kashi sent me three varieties to try. I could just eat it, or create a recipe with it. I decided on the latter, and chose to eat it! When I have cereal, I prefer it in a bowl with…

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Avocado Ricotta Yogurt with Apple Crisp Granola

Virtual Potluck was recently given the opportunity to review a new product by Paleo People, and we were each sent four bags of their granola. I was skeptical about how good a granola could be with no grains and being gluten free, but once I opened the first bag I was a believer. The Banana…

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Sun-dried Tomato, Kalamata Olive and Basil Pesto Flat Bread

Now could not be a better time to take the ‘Tasty and Healthy New Year Challenge’, and to reevaluate the brands you are using in your kitchen. California Olive Ranch (COR) and Bob’s Red Mill (BRM) have teamed up with our Virtual Potluck, to bring you the healthiest and most delicious recipes possible, along with fabulous…

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