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Wednesday, May 25, 2022

In The Kitchen

In the Kitchen: Tasty delights

In the Kitchen: Tasty delights

Army veteran finds new passion in southern-style cuisine, that according to his restaurant’s motto, features “flavors that will make your taste buds explode.” Story and photos: Cindy Peterson Growing up in Brooklyn, New York, Trayon “Tray” Lewis was surrounded by…
In the Kitchen: The sweet taste of success

In the Kitchen: The sweet taste of success

For Nikki Anderson, being a self-employed baker is icing on the cake.  Photos: Nicole Hamel Nikki Anderson stands in her home kitchen, baking a cake with laser-like focus. She precisely measures ingredients: flour, sugar, butter, and eggs. They blend beautifully.…
Recipe: Almond Cranberry Cake

Recipe: Almond Cranberry Cake

Nikki Anderson shared with us her sweet homemade delights and has given us a few of her own personal recipes. This recipe is for what she calls “Santa’s Nice List”,  Almond Cranberry Cake with vanilla buttercream. Read her story as…
Recipe: Pecan Shortbread Squares

Recipe: Pecan Shortbread Squares

Nikki Anderson shared with us her sweet homemade delights and has given us a few of her own personal recipes. This recipe is for her Pecan Shortbread Squares. Read her story as a self-employed home baker here as you enjoy!…
Recipe: Snickerdoodles

Recipe: Snickerdoodles

Nikki Anderson shared with us her sweet homemade delights and has given us a few of her own personal recipes. This recipe is for her snickerdoodle cookies. Read her story as a self-employed home baker here as you enjoy! Happy…
In the Kitchen: Where the magic happens

In the Kitchen: Where the magic happens

Fresh foods and zesty spices, mixed with an abundance of heart and soul, are the main ingredients in every dish a Villages chef whips up in her kitchen. Photos: Nicole Hamel Daphne García Lebrón, known for her vibrant spirit and…
Recipe: Conch Chowder with Conch Salad Garnish

Recipe: Conch Chowder with Conch Salad Garnish

Daphne García Lebrón shared with us her delicious tasting culinary masterpieces. This recipe is for her savory Conch Chowder with Conch Salad Garnish. Read her story as the head chef at The Brownwood Hotel & Spa in The Villages while…
Recipe: Pan Seared Mahi-Mahi over Coconut Rice

Recipe: Pan Seared Mahi-Mahi over Coconut Rice

    Daphne García Lebrón shared with us her delicious tasting culinary masterpieces. This recipe is for her special Pan Seared Mahi-Mahi over Coconut Rice topped with mango, black bean salsa. Read her story as the head chef at The…
Recipe: Spiced Herb Pork Loin

Recipe: Spiced Herb Pork Loin

Daphne García Lebrón shared with us her delicious tasting culinary masterpieces. This recipe is for her delicious Spiced Herb Pork Loin, served with Butternut Squash Risotto, and Garlic Sautéed Broccolini. Read her story as the head chef at The Brownwood…
In the Kitchen: Simply buono!

In the Kitchen: Simply buono!

A local family is doing just what they love from the comfort of their passion-filled, from-scratch, aromatically pleasing kitchen in Montverde.  Photos: Nicole Hamel After years caught up in the hustle and bustle of the big restaurant world, Caleb and…
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