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Guest Post: Strawberry Fields Forever

This was originally posted from the blog Rantings of an Amateur Chef. I have tried this recipe, love it and am passing it on. Guest Post: Strawberry Fields Forever Today we have another guest post. When Michelle sent me the post titled Strawberry Fields Forever, it got me thinking. While not a superfan of The […]

Bottled Water – Billion Dollar Scam

 I don’t know what made me look at my Aquafina bottle that day but what I found was an expiration date. Water expires? When I pick a bottle of water instead of soda or some other drink I thought I was doing something good for myself. I tucked that thought away, bought my water and […]

Food Art – It’s A Beautiful Thing

Originally posted on Confessions Of A Tampa Foodie:
Every good foodie know that there are few things more breathtakingly beautiful than a perfectly plated dish.  Some chefs like Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, can make sushi that looks like stained glass windows.  Now Caren Alpert, a photographer has taken one step more and magnified some of…

Starlite Diner – 401 N Atlantic Ave Daytona Beach, FL – (386) 255-9555

So my friend and I got a great groupon deal for a Daytona getaway and used it this week. One of my favorite seafood places in the world is in Daytona and I had every intention of going there but part of the fun is eating outside by the water and it was just too […]

The Pizza Chronicles – Tampa

As a born and bred New Yorker I am admittedly a pizza snob. So very many shops claim to have New York style pizza but they don’t even come close. To make me happy, the pizza must have a very thin crust, great sauce, lots of cheese and oil that could run down my arm […]

Government Shut Down & Your Food

The shut down of the government is such a disgrace and is affecting all of us. The latest example: investigating an outbreak of salmonella in chicken that has sickened people in 18 states. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recalled some of its furloughed staff to deal with the salmonella outbreak, which has […]