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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

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  • 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....
  • Test Kitchen: Cooking with Florida snap beans

     
    Asian Style Snap Beans 4-6 servings 1 pound fresh snap beans 1/4 cup your favorite Asian sauce 2 tablespoons fresh grated ginger root (or 1 teaspoon dried) 1 tablespoon sesame seeds (black or white) Kosher salt to taste Fresh ground pepper to taste 1....
  • Test Kitchen bonus: Cooking with Florida clams

     
    Florida hard clams are harvested year round and are always available in steady supply. Though some clams are still wild caught, clam farming is a growing industry. Florida Clams Casino 2 servings 4 slices lean bacon, chopped fine 1/2 cup onion, chopped...
  • Jacksonville company expands deli sandwich recall

     
    M.E. Thompson, Inc. of Jacksonville, FL.,  is expanding the recall of its Anytime Deli Turkey & Ham Footlong, to include Italian Footlong, and Classic Cuban, because the products have the potential to be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes, an...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Crab cakes

     
    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 Florida Blue Crab Cakes...
  • Scott McKenzie & the Morning Mix recipe of the week: Snapper almondine

     
    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 Florida Snapper Almondine....
  • Florida stone crab season opens today

     
    Florida stone crab opens Oct 15, 2010, and runs through mid-May. The fishery is closed for five months each year to help protect and sustain Florida's valuable stone crab resource, according to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services....
  • Test kitchen bonus: How to cook with Florida oysters

     
    The Florida oyster harvest gears up in fall when water temperatures begin to drop. The cool months are when oysters taste the best. Oysters are among Florida's top commercial seafood products in terms of dockside value, with last season's harvest totaling...
  • Care for your car to curb gas bills

    Care for your car to curb gas bills
    Finding a mechanic may not be fun, but it is great way to keep your car bills down. And with gas prices expected to reach — or exceed — record highs this year, now's as good a time as any for keeping your vehicle in good working condition....
  • Making the right move when hiring a mover in Florida

    Making the right move when hiring a mover in Florida
    Moving-company complaints are among the most common consumer-related gripes in South and Central Florida. A series of reports in the Sun Sentinel led to a statewide crackdown on problem movers about decade ago and eventually to increased county...
  • Daniel Vasquez: Barbecuing for Memorial Day Weekend? Be careful

    Given the perfect Memorial Day Weekend South Florida weather, a lot of locals will be barbecuing their hearts out. But how many will do it properly and safely? Grilling for the family isn’t the same as hosting a party. Lots can go wrong, leaving...