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Primed

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 »


The Tasting Light is ON at Port O’Call

December 13, 2019 6:51 pm Published by

The Tasting Light is ON at Port O’Call By Terry Baxter, Member Since 2002 One of the nicest perks of being at Ocean Reef is the season-long complimentary wine tastings on the Port O’Call Patio. The events are arranged and hosted by... 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 »


Serving the 30,000th Can of “The Point”

December 13, 2019 5:36 pm Published by

30,000th Can of “The Point” Served by Dennis Courtney, Director of Outlets Poised on The Reef’s own little peninsula with Atlantic waters on three sides is a place fondly known as The Point. It is a sanctuary for members to... 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 »


Dear Reef Hut,

October 28, 2019 6:44 pm Published by

Dear Reef Hut, My apologies because I’m about to blow your cover. I know you like to believe that you’re the best kept secret on The Reef, but there are plenty of us who come to your tucked away courtyard... Read More »


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