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Summer Value Wines

Brancott Estate Sauvignon Blanc 2016 SRP <$15. Sauvignon Blanc is grown almost everywhere in New Zealand, but in Marlborough this variety finds its utmost expression of anywhere in the world. Winemaking influences are kept t...
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Point Royal Raw Bar Selections

Geoffrey Zakarian’s Point Royal at The Diplomat Beach Resort

Point Royal is a Coastal American restaurant and bar by celebrity chef Geoffrey Zakarian. Known for putting together modern relevant restaurants, Zakarian created Point Royal exclusively for The Diplomat Beach Resort. With a mo...
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South Florida Green Markets and Farmers Markets

Farmers Markets are sprouting up all over South Florida. Local and organic fruits and vegetables are plentiful as well as many artisan products are available such as baked goods and breads, jelly’s, cheeses, eggs, flowers and...
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Jeunesse Salon & Spa, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Massage Therapy, Different Styles of Massage

The August issue of our digital magazine, South Florida Lifestyle Guide is about wellness, balance and peace. In the article on Massage Therapy we wrote about the different styles of massage targeting different areas, such as t...
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South Florida Lifestyle Guide Wok Cooking with Eleanor Hoh

Recipe: Wok Cooking, Crispy Tofu by Eleanor Hoh, Wokstar

The August issue of our digital magazine, South Florida Lifestyle Guide is about wellness, balance and peace. Our healthy cooking recipe, Crispy Tofu is contributed by Eleanor Hoh, Wokstar. The secret to crispy tofu? Use extra ...
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DIY Spa Gifts and Spa Treatments

In a recent post I talked about the myriad of reasons that Pinterest makes a DIYer so successful. Pinterest is a wonderful resource for SouthFloridaFoodandWine.com with regards to recipes, cocktails and party planning; Pinteres...
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Crispy Crab Cakes with Pomegranate Salsa

Valentine’s Dinner Menu Planning

I love my Pinterest boards, I have gotten much inspiration from spending countless hours scanning boards and pins.  My Christmas boards proved to be a great resource so today I created a new board focused solely on menus and r...
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Florida Spa Traveler, Spas to Visit in Florida

Resort Spas are ultra glam, ultra gorgeous and in Florida have that extra added bonus of a great water view. Pampering at its finest; Get your R&R on with a resort spa weekend getaway where it sparkles and shines. FloridaS...
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DIY: Do-It-Yourself Holiday Food Gifts

For the myriad of reasons that one is a DIYer Pinterest is a resource unto itself. And I am a Pinterest marveler, the pictures themselves stir up many emotions from I can do that, to I want that, to I’m going there, or I&...
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Photo Credit: Noel Barnhurst, Bon Appétit Sun-Dried Tomato and Pesto Torta

Holiday Entertaining Recipe: Sun-Dried Tomato and Pesto Torta

I have been making this crowd pleasing Torta recipe for as long as I can remember; actually so far back, that Instagram wasn’t even a thought, and we certainly didn’t take pictures of our food and share it with the ...
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Gimme Some Oven's Pecan-Pie

Thanksgiving Recipe: The Best Pecan Pie

Earlier this year I was on the hunt for a pecan pie recipe, for some reason its hard to find the right one that actually comes out the way it should. I came across Gimme Some Oven food blog and her Grandmother’s recipe fo...
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Tropical Fruits, Paradise Farms

Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes

Not your typical side dishes for Thanksgiving. Recipes that add that extra WOW! to your Thanksgiving menu. Click on each item to visit the recipe page. Roasted Fennel with Sundried Tomatoes and Kalamata Olives Sauteed Vegetable...
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Thanksgiving Recipes: Sauteed Vegetables

Thanksgiving dinner for me is all about simple. There are multiple dishes being prepared simultaneously so the easier the better. I’m not one for cream sauces or cheese sauces, a very easy, non-calorie threatening dish is...
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Weekend Kitchen: Vietnamese Spring Rolls Recipe

This past weekend I had lunch at Basilic Vietnamese Grill in Lauderdale by the Sea. Vietnamese Spring Rolls are one of my favorite food items so it was a must order for me. I’m such a creature of eating habit, once someth...
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Dave's Grilled Artichokes

#15byChristmas, Grilled Artichoke Recipe

Last night we had Grilled Artichokes for supper. Tricia’s husband, Dave whipped them up for us as we went on our three mile walk; and when we came back Chef Dave had these pretty fabulous grilled artichokes ready and wait...
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Kale Salad with Peanut Dressing

#15byChristmas, Recipe for Kale Salad with Peanut Vinaigrette

Saturday night we went to Houston’s for dinner. I had prime rib sans the french fries, replaced with their killer kale salad. Come to find out I’m not the only one who thinks so, after researching the recipe online ...
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Nut Crusted Goat Cheese Salad

South Florida Food and Wine Weekend Kitchen: Nut Crusted Goat Cheese Salad Recipe

It’s salad week around these parts and this is one of my all time favorites; salad with nut crusted goat cheese. It’s easy with minimal preparation and oh so jazzy. I used chopped hazelnuts but you can use whatever ...
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Seafood Linguine Fra Diavolo

South Florida Food and Wine Weekend Kitchen: Seafood Linguine Fra Diavolo Recipe

I’ve had pasta on the brain for a while now. It is truly my weakness. This weekend I gave in and fancied it up a bit with fresh seafood and lots of heat. This recipe for Seafood Linguine Fra Diavolo is easy but requires y...
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South Florida Food and Wine Weekend Kitchen: Homemade Pizza Recipe

Making your own dough seems to be a daunting task for some, a nuisance for others and completely inconceivable to many. While it’s probably one of the easiest food items to make, it remains one of those tasks most people ...
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linguini & white clam sauce

South Florida Food and Wine Weekend Kitchen: Linguine & White Clam Sauce Recipe

Pasta is my weakness. It’s something I just cannot have in my pantry; I hear it calling my name and give into it every single time. So every now and then I breakdown and make my indulgence worth every bite, and this weeke...
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Weekend Kitchen: BBQ Ribs Recipe

This week’s recipe for our Weekend Kitchen is something I cooked up with one of my favorite people; (actually, I sat on the bar stool drinking a beer and taking pictures). I personally been saving this recipe to make with som...
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S’mores recipes, classic and new for National S’mores Day

Today, August 10th is National S’mores Day. Every day seems to be some National Food Day and while I don’t normally honor these food days with posts, today I decided to repost this S’mores piece originally pub...
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South Florida Food and Wine Weekend Kitchen with Chef Michael Shikany and Ellman Family Vineyards

Every now and then something truly fabulous comes along that you just want to keep all to yourself… but that’s not how I roll, for better or worse. I have true decadence to share with you. I decided to post this w...
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South Florida Food and Wine Weekend Kitchen with FOODalogue

I’m very excited about today’s Food and Wine Pairing. I’ve collaborated with my friend Joan a.k.a. FOODalogue, you may remember her as one of the first South Florida Food and Wine Bloggers in the Spotlight....
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South Florida Food and Wine Weekend Kitchen with Chef Khaled Ibrahim of Bizcaya, Ritz Carlton Coconut Grove

Chef Khaled Ibrahim is the new chef at Bizcaya within The Ritz-Carlton Coconut Grove and with a new chef comes a new menu; Chef Ibrahim has revamped Bizcaya’s menu with Mediterranean influences, enhancing food’s na...
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South Florida Food and Wine Weekend Kitchen with Chef Peter Vauthy of Red The Steakhouse

This week’s food and wine pairing is with Chef Peter Vauthy of Red, The Steakhouse who shares with us “How to Cook the Perfect Steak”. Our wine choice with Chef Vauthy’s “perfectly” cooked s...
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