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Easy Breezy Key Lime Pie Ice Cream

June is National Dairy Month. So let’s raise an ice-cold glass of milk to toast Florida’s more than 100 dairy farms. And while we could leave it at that, there is so much more to this monthlong focus on dairy awareness. The possibilities are endless because milk is only the ... Read More »

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Festive Fruited White Chip Blondies

A platter of Festive Fruited White Chip Blondies will turn heads at any summer picnic. Blondies and their cousin brownies are timeless, simple pleasures. Easy to make from scratch, most recipes have five common ingredients: some form of chocolate (traditional or white), flour, sugar, butter and eggs. The increments will ... Read More »

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Dr. Miami, meet the real Dr. Tavares

Michael Salzhauer, better known by his nom de Snapchat as “Dr. Miami”, and I have some things in common. He is a board-certified plastic surgeon. I am a board-certified plastic surgeon. He did his plastic surgery residency at the University of Miami as did I. Beyond that, however, our differences ... Read More »

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House Whip who pledged to dismantle Obamacare shot

A Congressman who pledged to dismantle Obamacare was shot early this morning in Alexandria, VA at a baseball game. Rep. Scalise, who is also the Republican House Whip, is currently in surgery. Several others were also shot at the game and their status is unknown at this time. An eyewitness said, ... Read More »

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Summer Travel Tips

That collective sigh you hear is from teachers, summer has arrived. For many, summer travel season has begun. I spent the last six Monday’s through Friday’s on the road so I decided to take a Staycation last week. Here are a few travel tips and some activities that might help ... Read More »

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Chef Kathleen Blake’s Remodeled Cobbler

When Garden & Gun magazine asked Orlando Chef Kathleen Blake to share her favorite recipe using blackberries for the June/July “What’s in Season” column. She didn’t hesitate. Remodeled Cobbler was the dish to submit. Blake, who has been nominated four times for Best Chef South in the prestigious James Beard ... Read More »

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Democrats Shift Toward Conservatives

Nancy Pelosi made a statement a while back which led me to ‘assume,’ although I know, the party is looking for moderate conservatives, who are fed up with Trump and the Tea Party, to become part of the Democratic Party. Democrats are going as far as vetting, preparing, supporting and running ... Read More »

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Oven-Barbecued Drumsticks

Oven-Barbecued Drumsticks are an easy weeknight dinner with a lot of flavor. Jazzing up store-bought barbecue sauce is a quick way to upgrade recipes. Fresh herbs, preserves and spices can transform an ordinary sauce into a memorable addition to any meal. Oven-Barbecued Drumsticks Yield 8 servings 4 tablespoons butter, divided ... Read More »

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Chocolate Dessert Waffles

Chocolate Dessert Waffles are a great rainy day treat that the kids will enjoy making. The recipe starts with a convenience package of ready-to-blend waffle mix from Martha White. Every cupboard should have one or two go-to items such as this. They make quick work of simple dishes. For this ... Read More »

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