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A Family Cooking Class is the Final Test of the Glover Gardens Gumbo Recipe

A Family Cooking Class is the Final Test of the Glover Gardens Gumbo Recipe

A family cooking class was a GREAT opportunity to finalize the Glover Gardens gumbo recipe. And, what a great Gumbo Team my second cousins made… the Owens Gumbo Bros.

Celebrate the Holidays with a Tart Cherry Amaretto Sparkler

Celebrate the Holidays with a Tart Cherry Amaretto Sparkler

The cocktail pick for Thanksgiving this year is our Cherry Amaretto Sparkler. It’s like a cherry mimosa with a splash of amaretto, which elevates it to elegant sophistication somewhat reminiscent of a chocolate-covered cherry cordial.

New Recipe! Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar

New Recipe! Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Vinegar

Sweet potatoes roasted with a spicy-sweet rub get all dressed up with goat cheese and balsamic vinegar, making this a great dish for the holiday table.

The Thanksgiving Fairy is Busy at Glover Gardens

The Thanksgiving Fairy is Busy at Glover Gardens

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday because it’s just about the food and the family, with no extra expectations or requirements. A meal that’s rife with memories and laughter and rich, satisfying food that you don’t normally eat.

A Perfect Day in Miami: Coffee, Parks, Art Deco, a Diner and Video Game Music

A Perfect Day in Miami: Coffee, Parks, Art Deco, a Diner and Video Game Music

A perfect day in Miami spans parks, foodie perks, art deco and a video game music concert.

Recipe: “Over the Top”Fancy Green Beans and Mushrooms

Recipe: “Over the Top”Fancy Green Beans and Mushrooms

A holiday-worthy recipe for green beans and mushrooms that is bold and different with bright, fresh flavors and a diversity of textures.

Jazz for Your Listening Pleasure: Celebrating Disney’s 100th Year

Jazz for Your Listening Pleasure: Celebrating Disney’s 100th Year

Remember Me from Coco is just one of the fabulous arrangements of Disney songs performed by the HMI Orchestra at the U Miami Frost School of Music.

Magnificent Obelisk: The Washington Monument 4 Ways

Magnificent Obelisk: The Washington Monument 4 Ways

The Washington Monument is beautiful, and striking, the epitome of elegant simplicity and also illustrative that we have not yet reached our ideals. Our ambitions larger than our capabilities, we yearn to grow, to learn, to become better.

Highlights of Hispanic Innovation from the US Patents & Trademarks Office

Highlights of Hispanic Innovation from the US Patents & Trademarks Office

In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month, the USPTO is recognizing some Hispanic Americans whose inventions contributed to the nation’s social and economic well-being.

The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook for Sandwich Wednesdays

The Ultimate Panini Press Cookbook for Sandwich Wednesdays

A lost and found cookbook yields an excellent panini for yet another Sandwich Wednesday at Glover Gardens.

Why I Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month – It’s Personal

Why I Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month – It’s Personal

I have my own very strong reasons to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Open to New Things

Open to New Things

I was afraid to cook mussels! I thought they wouldn’t open up, or that I would overcook them, or that they’d somehow know I was a bivalve mollusk amateur.

Cafe Pasqual’s: That Feeling When You Go Back and It’s Just as Good or Better

Cafe Pasqual’s: That Feeling When You Go Back and It’s Just as Good or Better

Deliciousness abounds at Cafe Pasqual’s in Santa Fe, as we (re)learned at a recent visit for a late breakfast. It is colorful, bright, welcoming and full of delighted diners enjoying the festive, art-filled ambiance.

Mustard is a Best Supporting Actor for Foods

Mustard is a Best Supporting Actor for Foods

From Dijon in French food to bright yellow ballpark on an American hotdog… from sweet German mustard on a bratwurst to hot Chinese mustard on an eggroll or steamed dumpling… from English mustard on a ploughman’s lunch to whole-grain mustard on a charcuterie board — mustard is a Best Supporting Actor for foods.

These are the Biggest Mistakes You’re Making With Eggs

These are the Biggest Mistakes You’re Making With Eggs

From Tasting Table: Here are some common egg-making mistakes and how to avoid them.

The Best Thing About a New Kitchen: Cooking with Your Peeps

The Best Thing About a New Kitchen: Cooking with Your Peeps

A visiting Gen Z bestie created a marriage of fettuccine alfredo and shrimp scampi with a lemony garlicky mushroom-laden pasta dish that wowed us in the Glover Gardens 2.0 kitchen.

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork Recipe #2: Everything Rub Makes Everything Right

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork Recipe #2: Everything Rub Makes Everything Right

Glover Gardens Pulled Pork with Everything Rub and accompanying homemade Honey-Chipotle barbeque sauce is a delectable spicy-sweet, piquant dish.

Recipe Time! Zippy Southwest Pulled Pork, an Easy, Tasty Meal for Carnivores

Recipe Time! Zippy Southwest Pulled Pork, an Easy, Tasty Meal for Carnivores

Zippy Southwest pulled pork made in the slow cooker is savory with a rich, deep taste, but it’s not overly spicy. And what’s really cool is that it’s super easy!

Nancy’s Marinated Shrimp: a Party Favorite from the Way Back

Nancy’s Marinated Shrimp: a Party Favorite from the Way Back

Bringing back to life a long-dormant family recipe for marinated shrimp, which tastes as fresh and welcome today as it did 50 years ago.

Cookbook Collection: “Come On Over” is a Sandwich Wednesday FIND

Cookbook Collection: “Come On Over” is a Sandwich Wednesday FIND

The latest cookbook to yield Sandwich Wednesday benefits at Glover Gardens is from Jeff Mauro, called Come On Over.


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