They’ll Cheer For These Chocolate Cherry Stars …….

They’ll Cheer For These Chocolate Cherry Stars …….

(NAPSI)—You’ll really shine whenever you serve family and friends these Chocolate Cherry Stars. They’re made with maraschino cherries, characterized by a bright, uniform color and fruity flavor with a hint of almond, which makes them an excellent part of this recipe, devised by Carol Kicinski of Simply Gluten-Free. Chocolate Cherry Stars cook: 30 mins serves: […]

By November 26, 2016 Read More →
Florida Blueberry Parfait ………

Florida Blueberry Parfait ………

Ingredients: 2 pints fresh Florida blueberries, rinsed 2 cups granola 3 cups low-fat vanilla yogurt ½ cup blueberry jam ¼ cup water fresh mint sprigs for garnish Directions: In a small mixing bowl, combine blueberry jam and water. Use a whisk to completely mix the jam and water together. In four parfait glasses, make layers […]

By November 23, 2016 Read More →
Crispy Juicy Deep-Fried Turkey ………

Crispy Juicy Deep-Fried Turkey ………

(NAPSI)—Want delicious, juicy turkey but don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen? Deep-fry your turkey the authentic way…in 100 percent peanut oil! In half the time it takes to roast turkey in the oven, you can have moist and crispy turkey when you deep-fry in peanut oil. This Southern delicacy is gaining popularity […]

By November 19, 2016 Read More →
Florida Potato and Green Bean Salad ……..

Florida Potato and Green Bean Salad ……..

Ingredients: 2 pounds potatoes, washed, peeled and diced large 1/2 pound fresh green beans, washed, ends trimmed and cut into thirds 3 bell peppers, seeded and diced small 1 cup fresh parsley, chopped fine 1 red onion, diced small 1/2 cup low-fat mayonnaise 2 lemons, juiced 1/4 cup olive oil sea salt to taste fresh […]

By November 16, 2016 Read More →
Crispy Juicy Deep-Fried Turkey ………

Crispy Juicy Deep-Fried Turkey ………

.(NAPSI)—Want delicious, juicy turkey but don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen? Deep-fry your turkey the authentic way…in 100 percent peanut oil! In half the time it takes to roast turkey in the oven, you can have moist and crispy turkey when you deep-fry in peanut oil. This Southern delicacy is gaining popularity […]

By November 14, 2016 Read More →
Florida Citrus Marinated Olives ……..

Florida Citrus Marinated Olives ……..

Ingredients: 3 cups assorted olives (Kalamata, Spanish Queen, etc.) 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dried chili flakes 1 lemon, juiced 1 orange, zested 1/4 cup vinegar 1 tablespoon natural sugar kosher salt to taste freshly ground pepper to taste Directions: Drain olives and add to the rest of the ingredients in a small mixing […]

By November 9, 2016 Read More →
How Families Can Connect In The Kitchen By Cooking Meals Together …….

How Families Can Connect In The Kitchen By Cooking Meals Together …….

By Kelly Rowland, four-time GRAMMY-winning singer, songwriter, actress and mom (NAPSI)—Sharing stories over plates of fried chicken, laughing over bowls of gumbo—there are certain meals that evoke sweet memories for me. Cooking and food have always been attached to memory and that’s why I realize how important it is to invite my son into the […]

By November 5, 2016 Read More →
Seared Florida Tuna Steaks with Mediterranean Relish and Herb Oil …….

Seared Florida Tuna Steaks with Mediterranean Relish and Herb Oil …….

Ingredients:   Seared Florida Tuna Steaks 4 (6-ounce) tuna steaks 1 cup Kalamata olives, pitted, sliced 3 cloves fresh garlic, minced 1 cup grape tomatoes, halved 2 tablespoons capers, drained 1/4 cup fresh herbs (basil, parsley), hand torn 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup feta cheese, diced sea salt to […]

By November 2, 2016 Read More →
Sweet Cream Butter Broiled Florida Spiny Lobster Tails ……..

Sweet Cream Butter Broiled Florida Spiny Lobster Tails ……..

Ingredients: 4 (6-9-ounce) spiny lobster tails, split open in the shell 1/4 stick unsalted butter, softened at room temperature sea salt to taste fresh ground pepper to taste Directions: Preheat oven broiler on medium high. Place all 4 of the lobsters on a cookie sheet and make sure they are opened up down the middle. Evenly […]

By October 26, 2016 Read More →
Stuffed Florida Strawberries ……..

Stuffed Florida Strawberries ……..

Ingredients: 1 pound Florida strawberries 8 ounces mascarpone cheese 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract 1 teaspoon lemon zest, grated fresh mint leaves for garnish mini chocolate chips, crumbled hard toffee, cupcake sprinkles, crumbled cookie, toasted and crumbled nuts or your favorite topping Directions: In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine mascarpone cheese, […]

By October 21, 2016 Read More →

Commissioner Putnam Launches “Fresh!” Recipe Videos via Social Media ……..

 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – To showcase how easily Florida’s fresh commodities can be incorporated into everyday meals, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam has launched the first in a series of recipe videos via social media that feature quick, hands-only preparation of “Fresh From Florida” recipes. Each “Fresh!” video provides step-by-step instructions for dishes centered […]

By October 19, 2016 Read More →
Make A Better Reduced-Sugar Apple Butter ……..

Make A Better Reduced-Sugar Apple Butter ……..

(NAPSI)—Canning has become a popular food trend, and a great way to save and savor the taste of the harvest season all year long.   It can, however, come with a sugar shock. Great news is that now, you can make an apple butter that’s low in sugar and calories. That’s because it’s made with […]

By October 15, 2016 Read More →
Frozen Blueberries Make Cool Sweets And Toasty-Warm Treats ……..

Frozen Blueberries Make Cool Sweets And Toasty-Warm Treats ……..

(NAPSI)—As the days get cooler and life gets busier, many of us crave comfort foods—and a little bit of berry can go a long way. Fortunately, frozen blueberries are goodness frozen and available year-round. Whether you’re grabbing a quick snack on the run, trying new recipes to beat the winter blahs or baking treats to […]

By October 3, 2016 Read More →
Grilling Expert Shares Number One Tip For Tailgating Success …….

Grilling Expert Shares Number One Tip For Tailgating Success …….

(NAPSI)—With tailgating season in full swing, acclaimed grilling expert and New York Times best-selling cookbook author Jamie Purviance says game day grilling should be low stress, yet full of flavor. His Chicken Nachos with Chipotle Cream Sauce are ideal for a tailgate party as you can smoke the chicken the day before, leaving more time […]

By September 23, 2016 Read More →
Honey Orange Glazed Florida Grouper ……..

Honey Orange Glazed Florida Grouper ……..

Provided by the Florida Department of Agriculture   Ingredients: 1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon orange marmalade 1 tablespoon orange juice 3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon light soy sauce 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper 3/4 pound grouper fillets Directions: Preheat broiler. Combine all ingredients except grouper, mixing well. Place fillets on an oiled broiler pan […]

By September 21, 2016 Read More →
FOOD – 100 Bite-Size Summer Moments: Family Fun Made Simple ……

FOOD – 100 Bite-Size Summer Moments: Family Fun Made Simple ……

(NAPSI)—As a parent, life is chaotic. Some days can feel like a race to get through, but when we slow down and savor a joyful moment of simplicity, we never regret it. Positive memories that involve lively activities and healthful foods, like blueberries, can set kids on a positive path, instilling shared memories and good […]

By June 29, 2016 Read More →