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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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  • In 'Bizarro World,' gun laws actually make sense

    Last week, I woke up in Bizzaro World. I'm sure the good folks of Boston, or just about anyone who has ever visited Beantown, would dispute that characterization. But, I was in town for a National Association of Black Journalists convention, and the...
  • Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans pledge to support, promote local foods

    Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans pledge to support, promote local foods
    Chefs, farmers, seafood purveyors and artisans gathered at Orlando's East End Market Monday night to pledge to promote local foods. The unprecedented gathering of Central Florida's top culinary artisans culminated in the signing of a food "Manifesto," a...
  • Orlando's Talk of the Town restaurant group joins Fresh From Florida campaign

    Orlando's Talk of the Town restaurant group joins Fresh From Florida campaign
    Orlando's Talk of the Town group has joined the Fresh From Florida On The Menu campaign, an initiative from the state's Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services that encourages restaurants from the Panhandle to the Keys to source local foods....
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Recipes using wild-caught Florida shrimp

    Florida shrimp adds a succulent, sweet element to summer menus. Here are three favorites from the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen files: Basil Chimichurri Grilled Gulf Shrimp Skewers 4 servings 4 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed 6...
  • Florida has info on charities

    Florida has info on charities
    During this season of giving, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is advising Floridians to check out a charity before sending any hard-earned money. If you’re unfamiliar with a nonprofit, the department can provide...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Glazed grouper

     Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Glazed grouper
    The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Honey Orange Glazed Grouper....
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Add Florida stone crabs to your menus

     
    Honey Citrus Stone Crab Claws with Hearts of Palm Salad 4 servings 3 pounds medium stone crab claws, cooked and chilled 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup rice wine vinegar 1/4 cup honey 1/2 cup orange or tangerine juice 8 hearts of palm, fresh or canned 1/4 cup red...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Pork Tenderloin

     
    The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Honey-Thyme Pork Tenderloin....
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Broccoli & Cauliflower Bake

     
    The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Snowy Broccoli &...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Chicken Salad

     
    The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Cantaloupe with Chicken...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Braised chicken

     
    The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Pan-Braised Chicken Thighs...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Carrot Soup

     
    The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is Chilled Florida Wildflower...