Clam Dip

September 22, 2014 | Vanda Lewis

another fresh seafood idea We’ve found that some of the simplest appetizers taste best. Simplicity also shortens preparation time. And many of the recipes, such as cold spreads and dips, can be prepared ahead of time….

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Nutrition Leaders: Lissie McNamee

September 8, 2014 | Vanda Lewis

Living on the coast has its advantages.

“I have my own gill net – 50 feet long – three crab pots and a rowboat,” says Lissie McNamee of Merrimon. “It’s just enough for me to go out there and catch a few mullet when I can on Cedar Creek off the Intercoastal Waterway. I do it right from my yard.”

Boiled Hard Crabs

August 28, 2014 | Vanda Lewis

another fresh seafood idea If you are going to serve boiled or steamed hard crabs, a coastal favorite, you can dress them before or after cooking. It’s a matter of personal preference. 3 dozen live…

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Marinated Grilled Shrimp

August 11, 2014 | Vanda Lewis

another fresh seafood idea Marinades are flavored liquids that enhance or add flavor to foods. They usually contain an acidic liquid such as citrus juice, vinegar or soy sauce, along with seasonings. Marinades add variety to…

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Nutrition Leaders: Anne Lawton

July 28, 2014 | Vanda Lewis

When it comes to creating things, Anne Lawton’s hands could work magic. Whether working behind a kitchen counter or a craft table, Lawton could turn a few scraps of cloth into a pretty quilt or a handful of ingredients into a mouth-watering dish.