Vegan Eats on 30A

If you are new to the 30A scene you might not know that it’s been rapidly expanding for well over a decade, as more and more people visit the area and decide to stay. I was one of those people 22 years ago, when with two babies in tow, I followed my own parents who…

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Destin Charity Wine Auction Raises $3.8 Million

Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF) is pleased to announce that the 17th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction Festival presented by the Jumonville Family raised more than $3.8 million for children in need in Northwest Florida. The record-breaking results are a staggering $1.8 million increase over the previous year. Hosted April 22 and 23, the…

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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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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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Roasted Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash is the most popular among winter squash varieties and can be recognized as a large pear shaped golden-yellow pumpkin fruit. Butternuts have high levels of vitamin-A, providing about 354% of RDA. Vitamin A is a powerful natural anti-oxidant and is required by body for maintaining the integrity of skin. It is also an essential…

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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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Red Clam Soup With Saltine Crumb Garnish

A Dutch oven is the most versatile pot that one can have in their kitchen. It is my go to pot for braising, making 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 cookbook called Le French Oven. Based…

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Chef Nikhil Abuvala of Roux 30A & Nanbu Noodle Bar

Growing up with an appreciation for food passed down from generations of cooks and chefs, I first met Chef Nikhil Abuvala when he was just twelve. Alongside his Indian grandmother who was visiting America, he helped prepare an authentic Indian dinner in his home for both of our families. We had received the invitation when…

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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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A Reviw: La Co Mexican Grill & Bar

By: Hannah Neville La Co Mexican Grill & Bar located in Seacrest Beach is a favorite for both tourists and locals alike. Known for their house margaritas and guacamole, the menu features traditional Mexican food but with a local twist; chef’s specials and fresh seafood caught nearby. My fiancé, Chase, and I ordered some drinks…

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