Staying in on New Year's Eve? Here's a Great Recipe for You

Here are the foods you should eat to start the New Year--and a delicious recipe, too.

12/29/2015 By Judi Gallagher


4 Florida-Inspired Recipes from Manatee County Chefs

Four recipes that scream "Florida."

08/25/2015 By Megan McDonald


Authentic Florida Valentine's Day Cookies

Just in time for Valentine's Day: Festive Authentic Florida cookies.

02/11/2015 By Robin Draper


Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Three Recipes for Party Punch

Three great punch recipes to see you through the season.

12/03/2014 By Marsha Fottler


How to Prepare the Feast of the Seven Fishes

Chef Judi Gallagher shares her favorite recipes and tips for preparing the classic Feast of the Seven Fishes.

12/20/2013 By Chef Judi Gallagher


Authentic Florida's Sour Orange Pie

When my husband tried my Authentic Florida sour orange pie, he claimed it was better than my Key lime pie. So, I knew I was onto something.

12/03/2013 By Robin Draper


VIDEO: Chef Judi's Dish: Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

This week, Chef Judi whips up a perfect Halloween recipe: pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting.

10/28/2013 By Judi Gallagher


VIDEO: Chef Judi's Dish: Cider Baked Apples with Cider-Ginger Sauce

Watch this video of Chef Judi Gallagher preparing a perfect fall dish: Cider-baked apples in cider ginger sauce.

10/08/2013 By Megan McDonald


Authentic Florida Blogs for Sarasota Magazine

Florida native Robin Draper is the owner of, a travel and lifestyle website devoted to the simple and delightful pleasures of Florida living.

08/01/2013 By Robin Draper


Chef Judi's Dish: Jerk Chicken Legs with Mango Chutney

Chef Judi shares a recipe for jerk chicken legs with mango chutney.

05/28/2013 By Megan McDonald


Cinco De Mayo Recipes from Chef Judi

Chef Judi shares her favorite recipes for a Cinco de Mayo feast.

04/29/2013 By Chef Judi Gallagher