Farmer Profile: GreenMans Garden Is Sowing The Seeds Of Life

Farmer Profile: GreenMans Garden Is Sowing The Seeds Of Life

Aug 16, 2014 | View Article

Interactions and the connectivity between life and death fascinate me, especially since my near fatal head on automobile accident that occurred on this very day in 1998. Interestingly enough, Mikael L’Andre had a similar experience when he fell 34 feet from an aerial lift shattering his body in 2011, and like me, found his priorities […]

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Quick & Easy BBQ Shrimp #ALBeachBlogger

Jul 26, 2014 | View Article

On my return home last night from the Alabama Gulf Coast, a gift of fresh local caught shrimp from Billy’s Seafood was waiting in my fridge. It had been overnighted from my friends at the tourism department along with a few perks like an entire Hope’s Cheesecake, Box of Zatarain’s Seafood Boil, a Beach Bag full of […]

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Alabama Gulf Coast #Travel

Alabama Gulf Coast #Travel

Jul 24, 2014 | View Article

I love living on the Gulf Coast and if you follow my blog you know that already, but sometimes I like to go on a quick get away. Back in 2006 we began doing just that: to the Alabama Gulf Coast. Raising my now college kids on 30A in the Florida Panhandle was wonderful and […]

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30AEATS.com to judge the 5th Annual Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off May 30th

30AEATS.com to judge the 5th Annual Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off May 30th

May 21, 2014 | View Article

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources’ Seafood Marketing Program will hold the Fifth Annual Mississippi Seafood Cook-Off on Friday, May 30th. This state-wide cooking competition will take place from 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at the Slavonian Lodge in Biloxi. The cooking competition, emceed by chef, writer and restaurateur Robert St. John of Hattiesburg, will […]

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Chef Carl Schaubhut on Carl’s Quarters-Kicking Cancer In The Gut

Apr 10, 2014 | View Article

Many locals and visitors alike may remember restaurant FIRE at Gulf Place (now Messina’s) and its original Executive Chef Carl Schaubhut. Carl and his restaurant family moved to South Walton to open FIRE after being displaced by Katrina in New Orleans. Later, Carl was called back to New Orleans to work under the tutelage of […]

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Fisherman Profile: Capt. Curt Gwin & the Only Way

Apr 6, 2014 | View Article

  One can’t think of the Gulf Coast without thinking about seafood, and the thousands of full time and seasonal workers that keep the seafood industry wheels turning in order to bring the freshest catch to our plates. With Gulf Coast seafood a tradition that stretches back farther than our own country, it is no […]

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John Besh Interview: Cooking from the Heart & Book Signing Sunday in Pensacola

John Besh Interview: Cooking from the Heart & Book Signing Sunday in Pensacola

Nov 13, 2013 | View Article

Today I enjoyed an open and inviting conversation with Chef John Besh about his third and newest cookbook, Cooking from the Heart: My Favorite Lessons Learned Along the Way (Andrews McMeel Publishing). Recently sent to me for a review, the book is an engaging read and an ode to his mentors, and his experiences as […]

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Blue Cheese-Sour Mashers & Slow Cooker and Cookbook Giveaway

Blue Cheese-Sour Mashers & Slow Cooker and Cookbook Giveaway

Oct 22, 2013 | View Article

In trying to find  ease in weeknight cooking, I can tell you that I have become attached to my slow cooker. Hamilton Beach sent 8 from our Virtual Potluck team the 6-quart programmable Set ‘n Forget cookers , and each of us also received a different copy of Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufmann’s Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker for […]

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New Leaf Market Presents 6th Annual Twin Oaks Farm Tour October 20, 2013

New Leaf Market Presents 6th Annual Twin Oaks Farm Tour October 20, 2013

Oct 18, 2013 | View Article

You will not want to miss the New Leaf Market 6th Annual Farm Tour! Sunday October 20, 2013 from 10am to 4pm The Twin Oaks Farm shop will be open featuring all of their organic and local products. Bring a cooler as you will want some of the fresh and delicious eggs, chickens, preserves, chutneys, […]

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Baton Rouge’s Food Revolution: Savoring Louisiana’s Culinary Capitol City

Baton Rouge’s Food Revolution: Savoring Louisiana’s Culinary Capitol City

Sep 21, 2013 | View Article

Situated between Lafayette and New Orleans, Louisiana, Baton Rouge is well known for LSU athletics and politics, but until recently, not so much as a culinary destination. In 2005 Hurricane Katrina sent communities packing and many in The Big Easy and surrounding areas uprooted permanently changing the gastronomic map of Baton Rouge’s capitol city. Chefs, […]

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A Taste of Lafayette, Louisiana

A Taste of Lafayette, Louisiana

Sep 5, 2013 | View Article

A different world exists in the Cajun country of South Louisiana. Lafayette, a city of 120.000, and about a two-and-half-hour drive from New Orleans has caught up with the Big Easy on culinary allure, showcasing exotic foods with distinctive French flavors. Chefs and business entrepreneurs have returned home to their Acadian culture, embracing it and finding […]

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Farmer Profile: Southern Craft Creamery- Marianna, Florida

Farmer Profile: Southern Craft Creamery- Marianna, Florida

Jul 31, 2013 | View Article

  Handcrafted small batch ice cream from Southern Craft Creamery has made its way onto 30A and into the shops of Modica Market, For The Health Of It, CK Feed & Supply, and on the menu at George’s Alys Beach to name a few.The newest 30-A restaurant,  Havana Beach Bar & Grill at The Pearl […]

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