Fish and Bubbles Party Mix

This sweet and salty snack is a great crowd-pleaser. As the school year draws to a close, it is the perfect little treat to give to teachers and administrators as a thank you for all of their hard work. Ingredients: 5 cups crispy corn and rice cereal, such as Chex 3 cups Cherrios 4 cups … Continue reading Fish and Bubbles Party Mix


Bern’s Carrot Cake Brownies with Toasted Pecan Frosting

In the Tampa Bay area, there is a name that can evoke a response of “Mmmmm!” and “My favorite!” and “Legendary!” and that name is Bern. That’s Bern of Bern’s Steak House, of course, and the outwardly unassuming steak house is a landmark in Tampa Bay because of the unique atmosphere, famed steaks, French onion … Continue reading Bern’s Carrot Cake Brownies with Toasted Pecan Frosting


Picadillo: classic Cuban dish featured in Capture the Coast cookbook. Easy to throw together on a busy weeknight for the family with tons of flavor. Serve with a side of black beans and Cuban bread to complete the meal. Ingredients and Recipe 3/4 cup chopped yellow onion 3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 1/2 … Continue reading Picadillo