Recipe: Hush Puppies from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

By Norman Van Aken, author of Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen A version of this article first appeared on Norman Van Aken’s WLRN program “A Word on Food.”   When I was asked to help organize a dinner with some other James Beard Award–winning chefs to cook at the James Beard House in New York … Continue reading Recipe: Hush Puppies from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

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Norman Van Aken Talks Kitchen Lingo

By Norman Van Aken, author of Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen A version of this article first appeared on Norman Van Aken’s WLRN program “A Word on Food.”    Lingo, as defined by the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is a : a foreign language b : the special vocabulary of a particular field of interest c : … Continue reading Norman Van Aken Talks Kitchen Lingo

Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

“The big dog of Florida cooking.”—Anthony Bourdain “An excellent collection of recipes that showcase the abundance of seafood and fresh produce of Florida combined with Cuban, Caribbean, and South American influences.”—Emeril Lagasse “Van Aken describes the rich culinary roots and historical traditions of Florida’s cuisine. I have an exceptionally deep craving to try these recipes … Continue reading Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Q&A with Jen Karetnick, author of Mango

“Jen’s nickname, Mango Mama, could not be more appropriate! She uses mangos in the most unexpected ways, both in savory and sweet recipes. With this book in hand, you will never look at a mango the same way again.”—Ingrid Hoffman, host of the Food Network’s Simply Delicioso Want to meet the author of Mango? Jen … Continue reading Q&A with Jen Karetnick, author of Mango

Good Catch

Good Catch: Recipes and Stories Celebrating the Best of Florida’s Waters by Pam Brandon, Katie Farmand, and Heather McPherson “An invaluable source for seafood lovers everywhere.”—Emeril Lagasse “The recipes are delicious, and I love the use of classic ideas with modern twists.”—Michelle Bernstein “Not only is this a book to cook from, it’s a book … Continue reading Good Catch