Shrimp cocktail might be retro, but when done right, this party staple is never out of style. This classic version boasts big, plump, perfectly-cooked shrimp with a lemony, horseradish-spiked cocktail sauce. It’s incredibly easy to make and rivals the shrimp cocktail served at the finest restaurants and steakhouses. The...
Just in time for the 2022 season, Chef Jim Shirley opened two new establishments in Seaside, FL – The Great Southern Cafe’s Chicken Shack and C-Bar (Container Bar). Both are located between Sundog Books and The Great Southern Cafe and share a communal courtyard for dining and relaxing. Chef...
By Susan Benton, 30AEats.com This flavorful stew recipe is filled with an array of spices that marry together to create the most aromatic and satisfying vegetarian dish. Served over a bed of Jasmine rice, it is both fragrant and delectable. Some of the spices used include turmeric, ginger, bay leaves...
By Lori Leath Smith It was a recent Thursday in Destin. We walked through the doors of The Melting Pot and were escorted to our table—a quaint booth with rose petals and candles on the table. It was our “Thursdate” and a memory for the books! Our special Thursdate four-course menu...
By Susan Benton Chris Hastings and his wife Ide have such a passion for cooking, preserving food history, and sharing local ingredients on the plates at Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham, Alabama, while celebrating all farmers and fisherman that bring them the best products. This 17 year collaboration...
By Susan Benton Cornbread is King in the South (as long as you don’t put sugar in it) and so is Lodge Cast Iron! Nestled alongside the Cumberland Plateau of the Appalachian Mountains in the town of South Pittsburg, Tennessee (population 3,300), it was here that Joseph Lodge and his...
As one year closes, another year is before us… and what a great year 2022 should be! Winter fishing continues with many of the private charter boats and the Treasure Island head-boats on Grand Lagoon. Be sure to check them out for some great winter fishing. Capt. Anderson Marina’s season opens...
Patron packages are available now at dcwaf.org/tickets The Destin Charity Wine Auction Foundation (DCWAF) is excited to once again welcome wine enthusiasts to Grand Boulevard for a fully in-person, live auction experience April 22-23. Patron packages to the 17th Annual Destin Charity Wine Auction presented by the Jumonville Family are on sale now at dcwaf.org/tickets, and...
By Susan Benton Donuts—aka doughnuts, if you prefer—have been around in some form or fashion for so long that it is said that archeologists have found fossilized pieces of material closely resembling donuts in prehistoric Native American settlements. However long their deliciously fried history might reach, there are just some...
By Lori Smith, Publisher Who would have thought our area’s only fully plant-based, hidden gem nestled off the road next to a quiet neighborhood in Santa Rosa Beach would be bursting at the seams with flavor (and a chill atmosphere with a calm vibe to get lost in)! Not your ordinary...