Fall Dessert Recipes: Plum Frangipane Tart

Summer may be behind us, but stone fruits are an annual favorite. Try this recipe for a stone fruit tart with whatever fruit is in season in your area. Peaches, plums, pluots (that odd looking plum and apricot hybrid), as well as nectarines are all great options, and will be a perfect contrast to the […]

Our Favorite Recipes: Huckleberry Pie

Nothing says fall in our house like pie. The smell of crust baking, and flavors both savory and sweet fill the air, making it feel like the season has changed, even though in Florida it’s still a humid (or rainy) 90 degrees out most days. As a child, I remember my mother baking on a […]

Our Favorite Recipes: Teeny Lamothe’s Pickled Beet and Goat Cheese Tarts

Tis’ the season for baking, and nothing says fall like root vegetables! Think outside of your ‘pie hole’ this season with a tart and savory twist on a traditionally fall vegetable-the pickled beet. From Teeny Lamothe of Teeny Pies, Cincinatti, OH, this recipe is a bit more complex, if you roast and pickle your own beets, […]

Healthy Fall Dessert: Oatmeal Apple Cookies Recipe

Here’s a delicious recipe for Oatmeal Apple Cookies that you don’t have to feel guilty about. There is no refined white flour or sugar in here, and the oats and dried apples pack plenty of powerful nutrients.

National Rum Day Recipes That Make Every Day ‘Tiki’

Whether by the pool or taking a trip to your favorite beach, these National Rum Day recipes give enthusiasts the perfect Tiki experience.

What to Drink Now: Thirteen Wines For Summer Sipping 

What to Drink Now: Crave Local’s Top Wine Picks for Summer Entertaining Well, it’s official! Summer is finally upon us, temperatures in the South are soaring, and the universe is about to be dominated by rosé wine Instagram hashtags: #roseallday, #yeswayrose, #roseseason, #roseyay, and on and on. Snapchats and pictures will overflow with all things […]

Summer Wine Pairing: Grillo with Zesty Fettuccine with Asparagus and Burrata

Burrata cheese and pasta: a delicious combination, especially when paired with the crisp, bright flavors of a summery white wine. Burrata cheese is, in layman’s terms, a soft, mozzarella cheese exterior, filled with pure cream like a little pouch, waiting to be opened. Much softer than you might usually choose to serve with pasta, it […]

The Perfect Diet Conscious Burger Recipe For Summer

What’s perfect for one person may not be for another, but trust me when I say you will think this veggie burger recipe is as near to perfect as one can get.

Summer Wine Pairing: Grillo with Farmers Market Pea Salad with Shaved Pecorino Romano

Below is a fresh pea salad, enhanced with cooling mint, spicy radish, and savory, creamy Pecorino Romano-a sure hit at your next summer soiree or outdoor barbecue and wine pairing.

Grilled Garlic and Summer Squash Skewers with Chimichurri

Summer begs for grilling, and this grilled squash skewers recipe is perfect for taking advantage of the outdoors.

7 Summer Cocktail Recipes For Picnics, Barbecue, and Grilling

As the burgers are cooking, the pool splashing, and the sun shining, complete your weekend with a few delicious summer cocktail recipes

10 Beef-Free Burger Recipes For Summer Grilling

Everyone loves a good burger and this list provides 10 non beef burger recipes for your summer grilling pleasure

Summer Wedding Gift Guide for Brides and Grooms

Our Favorite Gifts for Summer Weddings Summer is well under way, and for many, that means wedding season! If you’re like us, shopping for the perfect wedding gift can be a daunting task. Of course, every planner will tell you that, as long as you stick to the registry, you’ll be fine. Wedding registries can […]

Summer Sweet Treats: Vegan Coffee Ice Cream Recipe

Everyone has that one late night, online mega-store driven moment of weakness. Bathed in the etheral blue light of your super phone,  you think: ”This is a great deal. I need one of these. How could I have lived so long without one?” Click. Just as simply, in 5 to 7 business days, you find yourself […]