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In the Kitchen: Cooking Classics

In the Kitchen: Cooking Classics

Legendary chef Josh Oakley gets rowdy in the kitchen, says you can too. Photos: Nicole Hamel Josh Oakley’s tenure as Lake County’s top chef was like a butane cooking torch caramelizing sugar atop crème brûlée – blue-flame hot, bubbling with…
In the kitchen: Busy bee

In the kitchen: Busy bee

Sweet Bee Honey Farm’s owner feels blessed to be a beekeeper in a dying industry. The No. 1 comment beekeeper Keith Seifert Jr. hears about his work is, “You must get stung a lot.” He doesn’t deny it. “A normal…
Chef Gary offers a recipe for healthy holiday eating

Chef Gary offers a recipe for healthy holiday eating

Chef Gary Appelsies, director of healthy eating for YMCA of Central Florida, contributed this article. With the holiday season upon us, temptation for unhealthy eating is everywhere, whether it’s at a holiday dinner party, the office or just dropping by…
Retro Eats

Retro Eats

Cooking Circle whips up vintage dishes from yesteryear. Lake-Sumter State College employees often bond over recipes and foods they prepare for their Cooking Circle lunchtime gatherings. “I just love that everybody can get together to chat and eat. It’s a…
Slow cooker time!

Slow cooker time!

January is National Slow-Cooking Month, and that’s an easy way to increase meals at home. They use less electricity than an oven, and because of the long, low-temperature cooking, they tenderize less-expensive cuts of meats. The University of Florida Institute…
Whip up some eggnog!

Whip up some eggnog!

December calls for eggnog, and here’s a safe homemade recipe with a cooked egg base to enjoy. Ingredients: 2 cups milk (preferably low fat, 1 percent) 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 6 egg yolks 1/2 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups cream or half and half 1…
Carving up a healthy holiday treat

Carving up a healthy holiday treat

If you traditionally make pumpkin bread for Thanksgiving, Florida Hospital Waterman has a “Waterman Wellness” recipe for you—so it must be good and good for you. The recipe yields two loaves or 24 muffins. A serving size of 1/12 of…
The Great American Pizza Bake 

The Great American Pizza Bake 

The second week of February is the time to get in the kitchen and bake your own homemade pizza. And when you make your own, you control the ingredients by adding vegetables, lean meat, low-fat cheeses, whole-grain crust, as well…
Cooking for Mardi Gras

Cooking for Mardi Gras

“When the taste changes with every bite and the last bite is as good as the first, that’s Cajun.” —Paul Prudhomme Story: Chef Jessica Flinn If you asked me for my favorite regional cuisine here in the U.S., it would…
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