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  • Test kitchen bonus: Florida avocados for your August menus

     
    Florida avocados are grown primarily in Dade County. Our fruit is much larger than California's Hass avocados, which are bumpy and dark-skinned. Florida avocados have smooth shiny skins and are naturally lower in fat than the junior-sized Hass varieties....
  • Your recipe for the (hot) day: Chilled cucumber, avocado and buttermilk soup

     
    You already know it's going to be a hot one. Try to stay out of the sun as much as possible, drink plenty of water, and don't leave anything -- or anyone -- inside a car. But you still have......
  • Attack of the gargantuan gourds at Granada Hills garden

     
    Community Gardens Dispatch No. 43: Granada Hills Salad Bowl The bottle gourd hanging down from the trellis in Sayed Zaman’s plot in the Granada Hills Salad Bowl community garden is a fearsome fruit, yard-long pods that look like something from......
  • Tomatoes in and Beans are Up and Growing

     
    Can you guess how old this tomato plant is? Well, it’s just over a month old. The seeds were sown on July 26 and the picture was taken September 1. Hard to believe how fast vegetables can grow at this time of the year. It is that time – time...
  • Morning Mix with Scott McKenzie recipe of the week: Gazpacho

     
    The more the merrier in the Orlando Sentinel test kitchen! That’s why we have teamed with the fabulous folks overs at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today's recipe is for Gazpacho, a traditional Sp...
  • It's Hollywood gazpacho, baby!

     
    Los Angeles Times food editor Russ Parsons' favorite gazpacho recipe, or at least the basis for it. It comes from Spanish cooking writer Janet Mendel....
  • Garden Doing Well – How about Yours?

     
    Starting a new growing season is a bit scary. The plantings seem to take off so well. Now we just have to wait to see if they make it to harvest time. Well, this year my garden looks great. Now I have said it and I have to wait for the consequences....
  • 4 Cool Meals for Hot Days

     
    Our central air broke in May. We opted not to fix it for reasons that go beyond this post. On the upside, PPL tells me that our home now uses less energy than any of the homes of our neighbors. My electric bill is the lowest I've ever seen it.......
  • Kona Kampachi By Chef Marc Forgione

    Kona Kampachi By Chef Marc Forgione
    Kona Kampachi Chef Marc Forgione Tartare  2 cups large dice kona kampachi  2T cucumber brunoise  3T extra virgin olive oil  Salt TT  cup diced avocado (lime juice to keep from turning) Sauce  cup...
  • Shrimp, avocado salad with soda pop dressing

    Shrimp, avocado salad with soda pop dressing
    Subtle flavors, minimal sugar and adult tastes, it's the new world of carbonated beverages. While these drinks are lovely to sip, take advantage of the fizzy drinks in cooking too. For a citrusy vinaigrette, we used a grapefruit soda and mixed it with...
  • May 5: Lunchbreak - Chef Ana Garcia Prepares Aguachil, Fideo Seco, Cold Avocado Cream and Michelada with Salsas

    May 5: Lunchbreak - Chef Ana Garcia Prepares Aguachil, Fideo Seco, Cold Avocado Cream and Michelada with Salsas
    La Villa Bonita Mexican Culinary Vacation www.lavillabonita.com For more recipes: www.foodchannel.com Aguachil (Serves 4) Ingredients: 1 pound fresh medium-sized shrimp, de-veined, peeled and butterflied 1/2 finely sliced red onion 1 cucumber,...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: This food not for the faint of heart

    The Gossiping Gourmet: This food not for the faint of heart
    We've all had the experience of walking into a Chinese restaurant and being handed a menu that looks exactly like the menu in every other Chinese restaurant we've been to: egg rolls, wonton soup, kung pao chicken, moo shu pork, sweet and sour shrimp,...