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Once Again Weighing In On Local Traffic

“Perception is reality“, I’ve heard this proclaimed in more meetings than I’d care to count, and I’ve heard it enough that it has almost become….. reality. The reality of Orlando traffic is that it can be dangerous, as we discussed last October. Earlier this week, I came across this Apopka ... Read More »

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Morning Mix recipe: Squash and Tomato Gratin

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 morning show’s Recipe of the Week. Today’s recipe is Squash and Tomato Gratin. Florida tomatoes are harvested from October to June. Florida squash can be ... Read More »

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Tangerine and Vegetable Stir Fry

Tangerine and Vegetable Stir Fry is a quick and easy weeknight meal. The secret to all stir-fry recipes is prepping the ingredients ahead of time so everything is ready to go. Once the wok is ready to roll, this meal is on the table fast. Florida is the top producer ... Read More »

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Linguine with Celery Leaf Pesto and Celery Gremolata

Linguine with Celery Leaf Pesto and Celery Gremolata will take pasta night from ho-hum to hey-hey! Florida celery is a champ in the kitchen. It’s economical, flavorful and a healthy ingredient choice.  All parts of celery, including the stalk, leaves and seeds are edible. At the market, always buy celery ... Read More »

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Dumb Stuff You’re Doing At The Airport

Dumb stuff, we all do it and there’s no better place to display it than at the airport. For most, the airport isn’t anyone’s natural habitat. You’ll come across more strangers than friends, you’ll be subjected to rules that you didn’t make and oh yeah, plan on waiting in line….. ... Read More »

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Avocado Bean Dip

I made this dip yesterday just before the Super Bowl. I intended to make my usual cannellini bean and thyme dip, a filling, good-for-you snack. But there was half of a Florida avocado in the refrigerator that needed to be used. The color was still good thanks to a careful ... Read More »

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My Hidden Figures Reflection

Taylor and students from Venetia Elementary and Lee High School My Hidden Figures Reflection By: Breyonna Fox, Blogging Intern with My Quest To Teach Jacksonville, Florida My first thought when I finished watching Hidden Figures was, “Wow, they actually did all of those things, like they accomplished their goals.” I ... Read More »

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