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Honey-Mustard Glazed Wings with Scallion-Sesame Confetti

Honey-Mustard Glazed Wings with Scallion-Sesame Confetti is one of my go-to wing recipes. I shared this dish many times when I was Food Editor for The Orlando Sentinel. Tailgate season has commenced so it’s time to bring it back. Instead of prepared drummettes and flats, this recipe uses the whole ... Read More »

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What Makes A Road Warrior Tick (and possibly tock)

According to Urban Dictionary, my favorite site for fact checking, a Road Warrior is as follows….  “This is a self-described term used by corporate lackeys that spends a lot of time on the road (via automobiles), living in motels and eating in restaurants and diners. Many use this term to ... Read More »

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Are You Overbooked?

I know I am, and I’m guessing you are, too. But let’s suppose for a minute that we’re a hotel or restaurant that is filled to capacity.  Then the term ‘overbooked’ is a good thing, right? Well, maybe not always.  At least that’s one chain of thought as presented in ... Read More »

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Race Privilege: Does it exist?

Typically, I shy away from topics where one race is pitted against another, however, over the last few weeks I have seen white privilege vs. black judgement. Take the US Olympic team for instance. You have Ryan Lochte and Gabrielle Douglas, two Olympians. Two amazing athletes extremely dominate in gymnastics ... Read More »

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I tried 8 Blue Apron meals… here’s what I think

The food was delicious – but is it worth the cost and effort? I’m sure this isn’t the first Blue Apron review you’ve read. I’ve seen everyone from top chefs to popular money-saving gurus blog about trying the home delivery food prep system, but the difference here is that no ... Read More »

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Mexican Pasta Bake

The more the merrier in Heather’s Florida Kitchen! That’s why I have teamed with the fabulous folks over at Orlando’s WOMX Mix 105.1 to offer the Recipe of the Week. Today’s recipe is Mexican Pasta Bake. It’s an easy weeknight meal for busy households. The ingredients are readily available and ... Read More »

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National Dog Day

On August 26 we celebrate National Dog Day, a time to appreciate the joy dogs bring to our lives. Whether it’s your own dog, the dog next door or just the adorable dog photos we find online. We hope you’ll take a moment on this special day to help dogs ... Read More »

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Mushroom, Basil & Goat Cheese Lasagna Roll-Ups

Mushroom, Basil & Goat Cheese Lasagna Roll-Ups take advantage of a Florida crop that is always in season: Mushrooms. The vegetarian recipe, which was developed by Patti Londre of Worth the Whisk, offers big flavor from meaty sautéed cremini mushrooms, basil and goat cheese. Cremini mushrooms are sometimes sold as ... Read More »

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Roasted Tomato & Bacon Cobbler

Today’s Roasted Tomato & Bacon Cobbler won the 18th Annual National Cornbread Cook-Off in 2014. The contest, sponsored by Martha White and Lodge Cast Iron, awarded $5,000 cash and a $3,250 stainless-steel cooking range to a North Carolina home cook. Now that’s a lot of dough for a smart turn ... Read More »

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