Category recipes

Meyer Lemon & Ginger Marmalade

You know when life hands me lemons I do not stop at lemonade. I’ve had a steady supply since October, and now my freezer is stocked with cubes of juice. 

Cigar City Brewing

It was Vicente Martinez Ybor, a Spanish immigrant from Cuba, who brought cigar manufacturing to Tampa in the 1880s, and along with it, the Spanish-influenced architecture that still defines the town’s most historic neighborhood:  brick factories, ornate balconies shading the sidewalks, elegant social clubs, and rows of casitas. It became known as Ybor City, and… Read More

The Florida Keys

Our annual pilgrimage to the Florida Keys is coming up. I can’t wait to cross all those bridges over the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico, where the waters are a thousand shades of turquoise, and roll down the windows to catch that salty breeze.

Double Chocolate Stout Cake

… with Baileys buttercream. I don’t like long-winded recipe titles, but you should know what you’re getting into here. This is a St. Patrick’s Day celebration cake!

The Everglades Challenge

While most of us were sleeping this morning, members of the WaterTribe launched kayaks, canoes, and sailboats from the beach of Fort Desoto Park.  

Florida Hurricane Popcorn

We planned to spend last weekend on the boat catching lobsters. Instead, we stocked up on water and kept an eye on the radar.  

Simple Sauces for Fish

We never tire of simply prepared fish.  The secret to never getting bored with it:  sauce.  That’s what makes any fish recipe over the top, and it completely transforms the flavor from one dish to the next.