| May 14, 2013
| 4:20 PM
On the subject of working on a farm his whole life, Rick Pertics once told a friend and fellow farmer that all he knows is blueberries, and he likes what he does.
"And it's true, from the time he was a boy, that's what he did, work on that farm,"...
| May 7, 2013
| 9:21 AM
BA Argentinean Bistro
2881 E. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-533-2013, BA-Bistro.com
You probably don't have to guess. Yes, BA stands for Buenos Aires.
And BA now reigns in this spot — in the ambience, cuisine and hometown of owner and...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:05 AM
While at Harvest Gardens in Ellendale, I checked out an interesting shrub. Called a honeyberry (Lonicera caerulea), it is in the honeysuckle family. Like many ornamental honeysuckles, honeyberry bushes are widely adapted, have few pests, and are easy to...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 6:47 PM
It’s probably not a reach to say that Wyatt Miller is likely to be the first blueberry picker who will ever wear a UCF Knights football uniform.
Miller, a 6-foot-6, 280-pound nimble offensive tackle from Douglas (Ga.) Coffee High, became the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:08 AM
What's looking like the jam rock event of the season is coming to Wakefield June 21-22. The Blueberry Jam Music Festival will feature an eclectic, experimental-flavored lineup including Dopapod, Session Rockers and Galaxy Dynamite.
It all happens at...
| May 29, 2013
| 4:34 PM
Tossing out fresh fruit and vegetables that have gone bad feels like throwing money down the drain. A new product called FreshPaper claims to keep produce fresh for two to four times longer. It’s made from a mixture of spices, including fenugreek,...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Oranges, blueberries, tomatoes and strawberries and more are at peak flavor in Florida. Here are several recipes to preserve these homegrown favorites long after the seasons are gone: Blueberry Citrus Conserve, Bruschetta in a Jar, Berry Blitz Freezer Jam...
| May 23, 2013
| 7:58 AM
When the goal is world domination, sometimes you need to turn up the heat.
For Beebs and Her Money Makers, set to celebrate the release of the band's full-length debut album on Thursday, May 30, at the Beacham, that means that a slot on the Vans...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Mother's Day is Sunday, and if you're wondering where to celebrate with Mom, here are 24 restaurants offering options such as free Champagne with brunch, blueberry French toast, squash blossom enchiladas and, of course, the bottomless mimosa.
| May 7, 2013
| 11:32 AM
One of the most appealing things about liquor is its ability to absorb flavors.
Whether bacon, fruit or oak, the process of infusion can make any run-of-the-mill vodka a taste sensation, given the right proportions and enough time.
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:15 AM
What's happening in food and dining around South Florida.
169 N.E. Second Ave., Delray Beach, 561-381-9970, MaxsHarvest.com
Hurry to this farm-to-fork restaurant in Pineapple Grove if you want to try its latest round of seasonal...