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Category: Food

Get Your Fanny in the Kitchen

From Cooking Demos to Catering, Cooking Star, Fanny Slater, Shares Her Love of Creative Cooking. Wilmington, NC’s Fanny Slater made it to the big time when she won Rachael Ray’s Great American Cookbook competition last May with her “Tastes Like Childhood” theme. Out of 1,000 entries from around the nation, months later, Fanny’s demonstration video […]

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Preserving Corn and Other August Gardening Tips

Charlie Nardozzi, Horticulturist and Leonard Perry, UVM Extension Horticulturist Preserving corn, freezing berries, and making pesto from basil, are some of the gardening activities for this month. Preserve the fresh-picked (well, almost) flavor of corn on the cob for winter meals. Cook the cobs as usual, then using a special corn scraper or a sharp […]

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Dining in Naples, Florida: Sea Salt

“Classic, fresh, innovative, organic and sustainable.” These are the words general manager Tanya Buchanan uses to describe Sea Salt restaurant, located on Historic Third Street South in Naples, Florida (one of the best places to retire in Florida, too). Opened in 2008 by Ingrid and Fabrizio Aielli, the restaurant aims to “blend simplicity with the very best fresh ingredients in a menu that changes daily.” […]

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