Creamy Tuscan Soup with Hatfield Bacon

Thank you to The Food Group for kindly sponsoring this post. #Ad It’s fall, y’all! And, soup is on! Truth be told this is my most favorite time of year! The crowds are less on the beaches here in South Walton, and I have more time to spend with my family and cooking up cozy…

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Hatfield Bacon & Broccoli Salad

Thank you to The Food Group for kindly sponsoring this post. #Ad Bacon is one of my all-time favorite foods. While many only consider it a breakfast food, I think that the taste and versatility make it the ultimate addition to almost any meal. This simple, classic Broccoli & Bacon Salad recipe serves as an…

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Italian Wedding Soup

After breaking my foot in April, being exposed to active Covid recently and down for the last 3 weeks (which postponed a reconstructive surgery on the books), I’m now heading into that surgery tomorrow, and decided today would be the day to meal prep for the week of recovery ahead. This Italian Wedding Soup is…

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Gluten Free Chicken Pot Pie Soup

This Gluten Free soup is serious comfort food. With chunky vegetables, tender white meat chicken and a delicious creamy base, all the best parts of traditional chicken pot pie come together to make a healthy meal.

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30A Drinks: Summer On 30A

Shaken, stirred, infused or spritzed, nothing beats a great cocktail, and in South Walton we have some of the finest mixologists that are passionate about honing their craft. One of them is Corey Jernigan who is artistic with his creations, and during the Food Film Festival South Walton came up with a refreshing libation for The Local…

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Vietnamese Shrimp & Pork Summer Rolls

Summer rolls are one of the most popular Vietnamese dishes you can find in the United States (other than pho), and for good reason. In the hotter seasons especially, there’s something irresistible about their cool freshness.

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Sweet Cherry Jam

Today’s recipe for Sweet Cherry Jam comes from my sister, Ginger, who has some serious skills in the kitchen and with canning! Ginger and her husband Tom live in Colorado, and have access to great produce, visiting their farmers market regularly. I can’t wait till until their upcoming visit to the Gulf Coast, as she…

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Beach Eats: Mexican Caviar

Contributor Caroline Coker This is one of my favorite appetizers that I make at home all the time. During one memorable chapter of my childhood, I spent the summer with my mom and younger brother, poolside at my aunt and uncle’s home in Texas, where mom made mounds of Mexican Caviar to snack on daily….

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My Famous Chicken Enchilada Suizas

Enchiladas Suizas translates from Spanish to English as “Swiss Enchiladas” and is believed to be a nod to the Swiss immigrants to Mexico years ago who established dairy farms there. This recipe was introduced to me by my sister, Ginger, while I was on a vacation that I took to visit her in Colorado with…

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Consider The Oyster-Facts, Myths & Oysters Rockefeller Recipe

Recipe Contributor: Caroline Coker Writers: Susan Benton and Caroline Coker Apalachicola, the old city on the “Forgotten Coast” that produces fresh wild oysters — not farmed — is not that far off, which makes our region the premiere destination for all things having to do with bivalves. Unfortunately, after the over harvesting from Hurricane Katrina,…

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