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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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Top Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Articles

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  • Test Kitchen favorites for Super Bowl 2013 game-watching fare

     
    Country Mullet Chowder 6 servings 1 1/2 pounds mullet fillets, skin off 4 strips bacon, chopped 1 cup onion, chopped 1 cup celery, diced 3 cloves garlic, chopped 10 1/2-ounce can of cream of potato soup 1 cup bottled clam juice or chicken broth 2 cups...
  • Test kitchen bonus: How to make grapefruit spritzers

     
    Grapefruit Spritzer 4 servings 1 1/2 cups grapefruit juice 1/4 cup natural sugar 1 (2-inch) stick cinnamon Ice cubes Ginger ale, chilled White wine 1. In a saucepan combine grapefruit juice, sugar and cinnamon. Bring to boil; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered...
  • 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: 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: Florida clams are on the menu

     
    Clams Casino 2 appetizer servings 4 slices lean bacon, chopped fine 1/2 cup Florida onion, chopped 1 large Florida garlic clove, minced 1/2 cup Florida red bell pepper, finely diced 1/2 cup Florida green bell pepper, finely diced 1/4 teaspoon dried...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix Recipe of the Week: Grilled mullet

     
    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 Grilled Mullet With Hot...
  • Test kitchen bonus: Carambola is a star in the home kitchen

     
    Harvested in Florida June-March, carambolas are a good source of vitamins C and A, phosphorus and potassium. Use fresh and in fruit salads, desserts, sauces, and wine. Here are a few recipes that showcase the fruit quite nicely. Sauteed Scallops over Rice...
  • Time share scams remain a plague

     
    It took time, but a dozen people have received refunds of the money they paid a time share resale company that they alleged scammed them. One of the customers is from the Lehigh Valley. Allen Adler of Catasauqua just got......
  • PETA undercover investigation led to rescue of hundreds of cats in Florida

     
      People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals gathered evidence in an undercover investigation that led to the rescue of the cats in Madison County. Here's PETA's report on how the investigation was conducted: Lee, Fla. — Today, based on evidence...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Snapper with Avocado-Strawberry Salsa

     
    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-Grilled Red Snapper...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Asiago Pepper Shrimp

     
    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 Asiago Pepper Shrimp. This is...
  • Florida Grouper: Make sure you are buying the real thing

     
    Florida grouper — because of its limited supply and relatively high price — has been targeted by unscrupulous merchants who seek to deceive and cheat consumers, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services....