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Florida Food: In Search of the Perfect Deviled Crab

There are a lot of Florida food favorites such as Key Lime Pie and Stone Crab Claws, but no food can cause more debate than the humble Deviled Crab. A deviled crab (called croqueta de jaiba in Spanish) is a large crab meat … Continue reading

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Florida’s Version of Clam Chowder Really Packs A Punch

The oldest continuous families in Florida originated from the Balearic Islands.  Most arrived with Dr. Andrew Turnbull’s New Smyrna colony and moved north to Saint Augustine when Turnbull’s community folded by 1777. Fishing and shop-keeping were major mainstay occupations of … Continue reading

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The War For The Best Cuban Sandwich Gets Hotter

March has been proclaimed Cuban Sandwich month by Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and the Third Annual Cuban Sandwich Festival will be held in Ybor City’s Heritage Park on March 22 and 23. This is a SuperBowl event. Living in Tampa … Continue reading

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