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Category: Health & Nutrition

Florida Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE: Grilled Mahi-Mahi Wrapped in Banana Leaves

Mahi-mahi picture

This month we start another season of Seafood at Your Fingertips LIVE, and I volunteered to start the season by preparing a Latin-American influenced dish – grilled fish wrapped in banana leaves. There are many reasons why I… Read More

Florida Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE: Grilled whole snapper and corn on the cob

coals grilling

Grilling is one of the most enjoyable ways to cook, and to grill a whole fish is one of my favorite recipes to prepare. It is easy, delicious, always impresses your guests, and can be done anywhere from… Read More

Summer learning for teachers: school gardens

A young boy inspects a garden plant with big leaves. [CREDIT: UF/IFAS Extension]

Did you know most teachers spend their summer as students? Fortunately, there’s lots of fun learning opportunities for school garden champions coming up very, very soon! Here in Sarasota County, we are fortunate to have many school gardens… Read More

Pick up foods, but don’t pick up an illness

a woman driver picks up a fast-food order at a restaurant's drive-through window

In our last blog, we discussed the four core principles of safe food handling. Now, let’s focus on carry-out, prepared foods. Many of us have days packed with activity, and often find it hard to carve out time… Read More