Jonah Crab Claws

Stone Crab

What do you do when the price of Stone Crab Claws gets to high?  You buy Jonah Crab Claws and never miss a beat! Crab claws are great steamed with dipping sauces or simply served cold with cocktail sauce. Either way it's a great way to start a meal or add to your selection of seafood for a night of deliciousness! I steamed these … [Read more...]

Baltimore Clambake

Baltimore Clambake

People always ask me what my favorite dish is and that's a very hard question to answer because it changes every time I make dinner.   And today my favorite dish is an easy to make Baltimore Clambake. Truthfully I eat fairly simply but I also enjoy combining flavors, whether it's in a saute pan or on the plate as I put everything together before … [Read more...]

Tangerine Curd Recipe & Dessert Ideas with Seminole Pride Noble Juices

Seminole Pride Noble Juices

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Seminole Pride Noble Juices. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the biggest advantages of living in Florida besides the endless miles of beaches, the continuous sunshine and all of the amazing attractions are all of the Fresh From Florida Fruits and Vegetables that are available through out the … [Read more...]

Chicken Merlot – Slow Cooker Recipe

Chicken Merlot

With summer in full swing and the beach calling me, its time to get out my slow cooker and begin planning my meals around our beach time.    Using a slow cooker to make Chicken Merlot is not only easy, but a great way to allow flavors to build gradually during the slow cooking process.    It also frees up your day for other activities......like the … [Read more...]

How to make Corn Fritters

Quick and Easy Corn Fritters

I love fresh corn and growing up in New Jersey we couldn't wait for the time of year when the Jersey Fresh Corn was available!  And since moving to Florida from the Garden State I've been pleasantly surprised at just how good our Fresh From Florida produce really is.  Not only is the sweet corn delicious but its available throughout most of the … [Read more...]

Shrimp Scampi Dip – Around the Kitchen Table

Shrimp Scampi Dip

There's something magical about a hot dip.  It's something we never make at home and save for those special occasions out at our favorite restaurants.  Why is that?  If you think its too hard to make or takes too much time, have I got news for you. My Shrimp Scampi Dip is not only easy to make, but so cheesy and delicious, you're guests will be … [Read more...]

Grilled Lamb Chops and Watermelon Feta Salad

Grilled Lamb Chops

Summer is closing in fast and that means its time to fire up the grill and get your favorite side dishes ready for your next barbecue!  This year its time to think outside the box just a bit and come up with some new ideas to make your summer gatherings more delicious than ever before. Grilled Lamb Chops are a great way to up your game just a bit … [Read more...]

Reconnect with Your Family – UnPlug, Pop and Connect with JOLLY TIME Pop Corn

Healthy, snacks, nuts, fruit

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of JOLLY TIME Pop Corn. All opinions are 100% mine. Reconnect with with your family with JOLLY TIME Pop Corn Growing up in the sixties BT (Before Technology) one of my families favorite pastimes were board games and card games.  Those were times that were spent around the kitchen table when … [Read more...]

Lovin’ Life in Florida with Puerto Rican Rum – IT’S RUM TIME!

It's Rum Time!

This post brought to you by Rums of Puerto Rico . The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Culinary Journey. ' Since moving to Florida my quality of life has improved drastically and it may have something to do with the easy going life style, white sand beaches and of course my new tropical happy hour drinks made with Puerto … [Read more...]

How to Make Enchiladas and Enchilada Red Sauce

Red Enchilada Sauce

Being half Mexican and growing up in San Antonio I learned to love Mexican Food at an early age and with Cinco de Mayo just around the corner I thought this would be a great way to celebrate my heritage.   One of my earliest memories is my Grandmother sending me down the block to Alejandros to buy Red Corn Tortillas so she could make me Enchiladas. … [Read more...]