Sea-cret Recipe

Make It at Home: Walt's Famous Smoked Fish Spread

Now you can have this Sarasota must-have any time you want.

09/22/2022 By Larry Hoffman

Simply the Zest

Florida Scallops With Lemon Butter Spaghetti Are Our Newest Obsession

Delicate bay scallops shine with just a few simple ingredients.

08/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Your Health Questions Answered

This Trendy Chia Seed Drink Is Actually Healthy, Experts Say

Dr. Marc Bernstein at Gastroenterology Associates of Sarasota says the chia seed drink can actually help relieve constipation.

07/20/2022 By Allison Forsyth

Recipe

These Almond and Orange Blossom Crinkle Cookies Taste Like Sunshine

If you love the flavor of orange, these delicious—and simple—cookies are for you.

12/23/2021 By Megan McDonald

Making Spirits Bright

Homemade Irish Cream Is an Excellent (and Easy) Holiday Gift

Make this, then bask in the knowledge that you're the best gift-giver of the year.

12/20/2021 By Megan McDonald

The More the Berrier

Lila's Red Berry Mocktail Looks and Tastes Like the Holidays

You won't miss the alcohol in this drink, which combines kombucha, tea and rose syrup.

12/08/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Christmastime Is Here

You Need to Try My Mom's Sugar Cookie Recipe

Why? Because it's the best.

11/30/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Free Spirits

You Won't Miss the Alcohol in Sage's Highly Sippable 'Nogroni'

This version of the classic Negroni will keep spirits bright.

11/22/2021 By Dedriana Perry

Recipes

This Vegan Chili Is Perfect for Thanksgiving

Coriander, cumin and garlic tie together this bean-based chili from Leaf & Lentil.

11/16/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Soup, There It Is

Sweet Potato Ginger Soup is an Ode to Autumn

A Selva Grill chef shares the recipe for a creamy soup that balances sweetness with spice.

10/08/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Marcella's Magic

A Documentary About Legendary Cookbook Author Marcella Hazan Is in the Works

Hazan's fascinating life story is set to be documented in a new film, if the director can raise the necessary funds.

07/20/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Juicy fruit

Watermelon Season Is Upon Us. Here's How to Make the Best of It.

We asked the experts at Detwiler's Farm Market how to pick a ripe watermelon, and compiled a handful of tasty watermelon recipes.

06/07/2021 By Emma Lichtenstein

Aldi Aficionado

New Cookbook Offers Tips on What to Make With Your Aldi Haul

Sarasota recently got its first Aldi. If you need ideas for what to pick up, consider grabbing Jeanette Hurt's new cookbook.

02/23/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Making Spirits Bright

Take Off the Chill with a Seasonal Cocktail from Sage

Master mixologist Cliseria Padilla-Flores shares what inspires her and a recipe for boozy champurrado, a Mexican hot chocolate.

12/22/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Good Bones

A Case For the Healing Power of Chicken Feet

Our writer uses local chicken feet from Grove Ladder Farm to make nourishing bone broth.

12/04/2020 By Isaac Eger

Video

Let’s Learn How to Make a Jalapeño Watermelon Margarita

Via Zoom, Loaded Cannon Distillery's Michelle Russell shows us how to whip up a summer-friendly cocktail.

06/12/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Recipe

Let's Learn How to Cook Tiger Prawns Like They Do at Avlí Mess Hall

Avlí chef de cuisine Johnny Zaki says it's vitally important to leave your prawn heads intact.

06/11/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Video

Let's Learn How to Make Leaf & Lentil's Everything Salad

Via Zoom, chef Mike Schoening explains how to whip up a tasty and customizable salad.

05/18/2020 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Southern Star

Where to Find Great Biscuits in Sarasota

Chef Judi searches for the top versions of an iconic Southern comfort food.

04/23/2019 By Judi Gallagher