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Where the dolphins and manatees play.

 

  We call this ‘the house where the dolphins and manatees play’. They seem to show up when you least expect it and put on a show like no other-catching a fish and throwing it up and catching it again or the manatee with her newborn by her side right […]

Brunch, Food Blog, Fruits, Grains

Blueberry and Sorghum Granola

 

 This makes individual servings of granola in about 3 minutes flat. Perfect to make the night before or even in the morning when you have a few minutes to allow it to cool. Blueberry and Sorghum Granola 2 teaspoons grape seed, coconut, canola oil or butter 2 teaspoons water ¼ […]

Desserts, Food Blog, Fruits, Pies

The Making of a Gathering Spot at the Pond

 

 Gathering around the table is a really special time for our family. We laugh, have fun and get fueled for our next project, which was to head to Coulter’s pond. Every pond needs a place for gathering around the fire. Coulter and Mallory just moved to a house with a […]

Appetizers, Food Blog, Fruits, Salads, Soups, Vegetables

Tangerine, Blood Orange and Grapefruit Caprese Salad

 

 The Dean’s Society Menu: Hors d’oeuvres Fire-Roasted Tomato Bisque with Basil Micro-Greens Tangerine, Blood Orange and Grapefruit Caprese Salad Roasted Pumpkin Cashew Curry Miniature Desserts Sharing culinary medicine at the Dean’s Society Gala is as sweet as it gets. An elegant harpist, a Christmas party and lots of food at […]

Brunch, Desserts, Food Blog, Fruits, Pies

Aronia Berries are Antioxidant Rich

 

 One of my favorite things about the farm was foraging for berries and other edibles in the woods. Berries were a thing to be prized. If we found a bush, we would eat them on the spot, knowing that finding that same bush again before the deer or other animals […]

Brunch, Food Blog, Fruits, Grains, Quick Bread

Culinary Medicine Recipes For UCF College of Medicine Lecture

 

 Town and Gown Event Recipes The Culinary Medicine lecture I gave for our community included some really innovative recipes. Overnight oats are super simple and the buckwheat crepes are a little more involved, but so amazingly fun that is totally worth it. The lecture was in the morning so we […]

Appetizers, Brunch, Eggs, Entrees, Food Blog, Pasta

Rare White Truffles from Italy are Reminiscent of Morels

 

 Andria surprised me for my birthday with a trip to an Italian village known for rare white truffles. It felt almost like a secret mission where we were shown the goods in a very clandestine fashion-truffles wrapped in a piece of suspicious looking cloth with bits of dirt still clinging to […]

Beans and Legumes, Desserts, Food Blog

Decadent Chocolate Bean Brownies

 

 I am presenting a culinary medicine program for the Skillet Creek Watershed Festival and I wanted to feature some of our favorite farm crops. Soybeans and chocolate don’t usually go together but they are a really great combination for brownies. We tested them on all kinds of groups and they […]