Monthly Archives: April 2011
|April 28, 2011||Posted by admin under Events, FAPC, Farms, Horticulture||
For the third year, Florida farmers will be showcased during the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival. Fifteen FAPC agribusinesses will display their commodities during Fresh from Florida Weekend, which is April 29 – May 1. If you’re planning on being at Epcot, please stop by the Festival Center (#4 in the Festival Guide) to visit the Department […] continue reading
|April 19, 2011||Posted by admin under Cooking|
Guest Post written by Gretchen Schmidt, Writer – Edible South Florida You don’t have to dig deep to find tropical tubers on South Florida menus. Restaurants and home kitchens serve up lechon with yuca swimming in garlicky mojo sauce, crunchy fritters of malanga, and boniatillo, the creamy classic sweet potato pudding. But while tubers and […] continue reading
|April 11, 2011||Posted by admin under Cooking, Healthy Eating, Recipes, Seafood|
How does Honey Orange Glazed Florida Grouper for dinner sound? How does it look? The combination of orange and honey with anything savory really appeals to me, and grouper is such a light, mild fish that even most non-fisheaters might be surprised to find that they enjoy fish cooked this way. This would be delicious […] continue reading
|April 8, 2011||Posted by admin under Produce|
There is a TON of fresh Florida produce on sale this week! Here is our weekly list of the Florida produce that is on sale in your local Florida grocery stores. Click on the store name to locate the one nearest you: Albertsons Strawberries – 2/$5.00 Green Beans – $10.00/10 lbs Yellow Squash – $10.00/10 […] continue reading
|April 8, 2011||Posted by admin under Cooking, FAPC, Produce, Recipes|
Florida strawberry season is winding down, so make sure you stock up! The Florida Strawberry Growers Association has great tips on how to store strawberries so that you can enjoy them long after the season has passed. I’m going to try Strawberry Freezer Jam. The recipe looks so easy! 1 quart Florida strawberries, room temperature, […] continue reading
|April 7, 2011||Posted by admin under Agriculture, Cooking, Healthy Eating, Produce, Recipes, Seafood|
Wondering what Florida commodities are in season this week? Here’s a look at what is growing right now. Fruits and Vegetables Avocados Beans (Snap) Broccoli Cabbage Cabbage (Chinese) Celery Eggplant Endive/Escarole Grapefruit Lettuce Oranges Peppers (both Bell and Hot) Potatoes Radishes Squash (Yellow) Strawberries Sweet Corn Tangerines Tomatoes Seafood Alligator Clams Crab (both Blue and Stone) Flounder Lobster (Spiny) Mahi Mahi […] continue reading
|April 6, 2011||Posted by admin under Events, Seafood|
Travis Tucker and Heath Seckel are professional sport fishermen. As two guys who love being out in Florida’s waters and enjoying fresh seafood, they were a perfect match to be the faces of the Fresh from Florida Gulf Safe Fishing Team. This year, you can catch Travis and Heath fishing in the Flatsmasters Elite Pro […] continue reading
Travis Tucker and Heath Seckel are professional sport fishermen. As two guys who love being out in Florida’s waters and enjoying fresh seafood, they were a perfect match to be the faces of the Fresh from Florida Gulf Safe Fishing Team. This year, you can catch Travis and Heath fishing in the Flatsmasters Elite Pro Tournament and the IFA Pro Redfish Tournament and at various events advocating for Florida Gulf Safe seafood. How will you know who they are? Trust us, they are hard to miss!
If you want to show your love for Florida seafood, sign up here on our Facebook page to receive a “freebie” to show your pride!
One special tournament event coming up is the Flatsmasters Elite Pro Redfish Tournament in Punta Gorda during the Redfish Festival on April 30 and May 1. I will be at the event, along with fellow blogger Sterling, giving away Florida Gulf Safe freebies and other Florida seafood recipes and info. If you are coming to the festival on either of those days, stop by the Fresh from Florida Gulf Safe boat and say hello!
Punta Gorda, Florida
Saturday, April 30, 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, May 1, 10 am – 4 pm