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Lemon Red Snapper with Herbed Butter

INGREDIENTS 2 lemons Cooking spray 4 (6-ounce) red snapper or other firm white fish fillets 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 2 tablespoons butter, softened 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh herbs (such as rosemary, thyme, basil, or parsley) Fresh herb sprigs (optional) DIRECTIONS 1. Preheat oven to 425°. 2. Cut 1 […]

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Grilled Grouper Tacos with Roasted Corn Pepitas

INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 pounds firm fleshed grouper fillet, 3/4 inch thick 3/4 teaspoon garlic salt 1/2 teaspoon paprika 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 ear corn, shucked 1 large tomato, 1/4-inch dice 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro 8 corn tortillas 1/2 cabbage, shredded 2 limes, cut into wedges 1/4 cup pepitas or roasted […]

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Apple wood smoked turkey breast

INGREDIENTS 1 Turkey breast fresh, bone in 1/2 cup salt 5-6 bay leaves 2 whole peppercorns 1 cup Maple syrup 1/2 Onion halved 1  Carrot halved 1 Lemon pierced w/ fork 4-6 times 3 fresh Thyme sprigs Mixture of salt, pepper, and poultry seasoning Apple wood chips STEPS 1. Place Turkey breast in stock pot. […]

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Blackened catfish with creole mustard butter

INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (3/4 stick), at room temperature 1 tablespoon Creole mustard 2 teaspoons paprika 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for seasoning the butter 1 teaspoon dried thyme leaves 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar 4 (4- to 6-ounce) catfish fillets Vegetable oil, for […]

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These grouper recipes are tasty and easy

Grouper and the entire grouper family are probably the most popular saltwater food fish in the United States. Grouper belongs to the sea bass family, one the largest fish families in the sea. There are over 400 species of sea bass and as many as 85 varieties of grouper. I love the light, mild flavor […]

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Scallops And Oysters Unshelled

Scallops And Oysters Unshelled

The bounty from the Gulf of Mexico goes beyond its fish. It also includes some very tasty shellfish like scallops and oysters. However, obtaining these tasty delights is slightly different than catching fish. Scallops can only be harvested off Port St. Joe, Florida from July 1 through August 24. This involves diving to find them […]

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Desserts And Sides Gone Wild

Desserts And Sides Gone Wild

By Joyce Kramer How proud you are of your successful hunting season. You have done the work and are now ready to reap your rewards and share some of your delicious wild game with family and friends. You know what your main dish will be, but what about the sides? Let’s think out of the […]

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Try these tasty, easy seafood recipes

Try these tasty, easy seafood recipes

By Lance Godwin Now that the weather is getting warmer, more and more fishermen are going to be trying their luck out on the tri-state area’s lakes and streams. If you’re successful in your quest for prime seafood, try out these tasty recipes provided by Lance Godwin, the owner of Bonnie Blue House in Bainbridge. […]

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Nab a deer? Try these venison recipes!

Nab a deer? Try these venison recipes!

By Jeff Findley Congratulations on catching that trophy buck, but now the question is — what are you going to do with all that venison meat? If you’re looking for a challenge, try a few of these recipes. Meatloaf and chicken-fried steak are usually made with beef, but you may be surprised to find out that […]

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If you can catch one, a gator is a tasty meal

By Joyce Kramer When you look at an alligator, I doubt that having him for supper is the first thing that comes to mind. However, he is a tasty customer and if he is not looking at you as his dinner, you could enjoy the meal. Alligator meat is an exotic delicacy. Most gator meat […]

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