As a member of a book club that meets monthly on Sunday afternoons I’m always looking for tasty, easy recipes to make and share with the group. I decided the Garlic Cheese Spread from The Junior League of Tampa’s Everyday Feasts cookbook was the perfect light bite to bring to the August meeting. It appeared … Continue reading Garlic Cheese Spread
The other night I made Little Eva’s Sweet Cake Bread from The Gasparilla Cookbook (page 240). It was easy to make and delicious to eat. I baked it for our first Marketplace committee meeting of the year. The cake was halfway eaten once I arrived home, which is good for me because I can't eat an entire … Continue reading Little Eva’s Sweet Cake Bread
Living in Florida, we are blessed with so many wonderful summer-like days throughout the year. One of my favorite Junior League of Tampa recipes, the Pina Colada Muffins, taste like a bit of summer – and makes for a perfect party addition at any time of the year! The recipe itself is very simple, and … Continue reading Pina Colada Muffins
Strawberry Bread This is an easy bread to make that is great for breakfast, but really can be enjoyed anytime! It’s a perfect thing to make in the winter when strawberries are in season, but I have made it throughout the year and it’s always been delicious. Here’s what you’ll need: 3 cups all-purpose flour … Continue reading Strawberry Bread
Good morning and happy Friday! Recently, our lovely Marketplace Committee just celebrated an awesome year at a very soft opening at Ox and Fields Restaurant & Bar in Tampa. We all got a first taste and preview of their menu. Let us tell you, that it was worth it. We can not wait to go … Continue reading First Taste of Ox & Fields Restaurant
Good morning! What better way to start the day with some shopping news?! The Junior League of Tampa is having a pretty decent sale going on in April. Our sale will consist of our remaining holiday items along with all other merchandise. It will be 50% off for holiday and 30% off of everything … Continue reading Junior League of Tampa Spring Sale
Fall is here! If you are looking for an impressive dish for a dinner party or an interesting starter for Thanksgiving dinner, try the Curried Pumpkin Bisque from The Junior League's Savor the Seasons cookbook (page 50). Start to finish, it only took 30 minutes, so it would work great during the week, too. The combination of … Continue reading It’s not fall until you’ve tried Curried Pumpkin Bisque!
Let's face it- we all have hectic schedules. Between the final days of summer, the hectic "back to school" rush and the madness of the impending holidays comes one of a Southern girls' favorite times of year: Football season! And while attending our fair share of tailgates and football parties may seem like an easy … Continue reading Perfect your tailgate with Roast Beef on Rolls!
Rather than featuring traditional Thanksgiving recipes this month, how about we mix it up?! In keeping with the sentiment of giving thanks, let’s try to appreciate new things. We all have our go-to recipes and while November conjures thoughts of apple pies, pumpkin, squash and hearty stuffing, I wanted to try something unfamiliar and unexpected. … Continue reading Discovering the Popover!
Earlier this month I joined my husband and his family on their annual trip to the Florida Keys for the opening of lobster season for the first time! I found out quickly that they are serious about their lobstering! They scout out the holes they’ve marked in their GPS from past years during the few … Continue reading Mouthwatering Grilled Lobster Tails