Sherry’s Sensational Strawberry Cake

Recently I was offered the opportunity to work with Driscoll’s Berries and was asked to come up with a recipe. Well, the first Strawberry Cake of any kind that popped into my mind was my former husband’s wife Sherry’s Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Cake. Every time I host a birthday party or family function, this is the…

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The Red Bar: Grayton Beach

Dining at the beach can be quite an adventure, and South Walton restaurants each have their own unique character. After living in the area for nearly two decades, one of the eateries that I can always count on for great drinks, good food and a good time is The Red Bar in Grayton Beach. With…

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The 7th Annual Hangout Music Fest Is Here: What You Need To Know!

  The Hangout Music Festival has an amazing lineup for 2016, and all tickets are now sold out. The festival is being held this year on the beautiful white sandy beaches of Gulf Shores, Alabama, with gates now open and performances beginning at 8:30pm (Due to weather)! The box office is open, shuttles are running for those that have shuttle…

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Festival Of Trees at Grand Boulevard Kicks Off November 24th

  Grand Boulevard’s sixth annual “Festival of Trees” will showcase 12 uniquely decorated Christmas trees from area non-profit organizations, Nov. 24 – Dec. 25 in Grand Park. The public is invited to attend the kick-off on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m., as the trees are lighted, judged on their decorations and winners…

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Beach Eats: Baked Pensacola Bay Hoppers with Cilantro & Lime

Contributor: Caroline Coker Since I love fresh shrimp, whether seasonal royal reds, brown, white, or on occasion rock, and I was passing by Maria’s seafood in Pensacola today, like a moth to a flame I was sucked in to purchase the crustaceans. With it being royal red season (the very deep water, salty shrimp caught miles out…

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Beach Eats: Gulf Coast Watermelon & Tomato Gazpacho

Contributor: Caroline Coker Gazpacho is a soup made of raw vegetables and served cold, usually with a tomato base, originating in the southern Spanish region of Andalusia. However, here on the Gulf Coast, especially in the Florida Panhandle, it is eaten in abundance and with many different variations. Watermelon contains 92 percent water, and is the…

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