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Treat Yourself to Some Truffles

December 30, 2019 4:25 pm Published by

Treat Yourself to Some Truffles By Terry Baxter, Member Since 2002 Would you pay extra for what looks like a lumpy potato, but actually is the fruiting body of a subterranean ascomycete fungus? Well, millions of food fans do, and... Read More »


December 13, 2019 7:00 pm Published by

Primed By Mary Brady, Member Since 1989 Chef Shelby Confer is likely a name you know well if you’ve ever been to the Cooking School. Prior to running the Cooking School at Carysfort Kitchen for the past three years, Shelby... Read More »

Introducing: Avocado Pit Straws

December 13, 2019 6:48 pm Published by

Introducing: Avocado Pit Straws Dennis Courtney, Director of Outlets The national movement toward eliminating plastic straws began a few years ago, however it impacted coastal communities such as the Florida Keys the greatest. Responding to the call to respect our... Read More »

Made from Scratch

October 28, 2019 7:32 pm Published by

We all remember the beloved family recipes that were “made from scratch.” And the time it took to do so. Of course, these were the best memories—the spaghetti sauce that took hours on the stove to the lemon cake that... Read More »

Cooking School Family-Style

October 28, 2019 7:24 pm Published by

Did you know you can set up private Cooking School classes for your friends and family? Last Christmas, the Barnhill family did just that. Cooking With Three Generations In celebration of the children and grandchildren visiting for Christmas break, the Barnhills came... Read More »

Soup is Good for the Soul

October 28, 2019 6:53 pm Published by

Our souls are definitely nourished at Ocean Reef as last year we consumed over 5,500 gallons of delectable soups. The all-time favorite is the Clam Chowder with the Conch Chowder close behind. Along with our classic soups, the variety of... Read More »