Posts Tagged by seasonal
|June 4, 2012||Posted by Marisol under Agriculture, Cooking, Produce|
It is that awaited time of the year when Florida melons fill the supermarket stands. Dubbed as the lycopene leader (watermelon) and vitamin A king (cantaloupe) melons are some of the most favorite and refreshing treats of American families. I love making honey dew –mint juice drinks at home like the ones my mother-in-law prepares […] continue reading
|July 28, 2011||Posted by Sarah under Cooking, Produce|
I had a taste of a Florida avocado yesterday, and I realized how much I’ve missed them (haven’t had any since last fall). Those big beauties are in stores right now and are oh so inspirational! Check out all these delicious/pretty/weird avocado things I found today. Avocado Margarita Avocado I also saw a picture of […] continue reading
|March 29, 2011||Posted by admin under Cooking, Produce, Recipes|
After the popularity of my post on weird ways to eat strawberries last month, I figured I’d do another – this time about blueberries, since we’re at the very beginning of blueberry season here in Florida. These aren’t as far fetched as the ones from my last post but there are definitely some that will […] continue reading
|January 28, 2011||Posted by admin under Healthy Eating, Produce|
Here is a list of the Florida produce that is on sale this week in your local Florida grocery stores. Click on the store name to locate the one nearest you: Albertsons Strawberries – $3.99/lb Cabbage – $0.69/lb Radishes – $3/2 1-lb Bravo Florida Oranges – $3/2 4-lb Tangerines – $1.99/3 lb Harveys Grapefruit – […] continue reading
|December 20, 2010||Posted by admin under Cooking, Produce, Recipes|
With Christmas less than a week away and New Year’s right around the corner, I wanted to share some of my favorite holiday recipes. Check out our weekly shopping guide to see what’s in stores and on sale in Florida. Starters/Drinks Warm Cinnamon-Orange Cider, Pecan Egg Nog, Florida Mushrooms Stuffed with Feta and Spinach, Florida Eggplant Dip Main […] continue reading
|February 9, 2010||Posted by admin under Cooking, Produce, Recipes|
I figured this was the perfect time to do a “three ways” post on strawberries. As we enter peak strawberry season, you will see Florida berries in grocery stores from Miami to Montreal, usually under $3 for a big 16 oz package. Go ahead and add them to your shopping list because you’re going to […] continue reading
|December 8, 2009||Posted by admin under Cooking, Healthy Eating, Produce|
We had a cold weekend here in Tallahassee (which, to me, is anything under 60 degrees – I think a lot of Florida natives can relate). So when I was coming up with my shopping list for the week, I thought a soup would make a great dinner… And I was totally right! I found […] continue reading
We had a cold weekend here in Tallahassee (which, to me, is anything under 60 degrees – I think a lot of Florida natives can relate). So when I was coming up with my shopping list for the week, I thought a soup would make a great dinner… And I was totally right! I found this vegetarian soup recipe online, made it for dinner Sunday night and loved it. What’s so great about it, you ask?
1) It uses fresh ingredients that are in season right now in Florida (snap beans, tomatoes, zucchini). It also uses basil, one of my absolute favorite herbs to cook with.
2) It makes you feel fancy when you serve it because it has a French name.
3) It tastes really freakin’ good. (more…)