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Summer 2015 Issue

By Edible South Florida | Last Updated July 01, 2015
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Edible South Florida Summer 2015 Issue, #23

Edible South Florida Summer 2015 Issue, #23

Fruits of Eden: How Plant Explorers Transformed What We Eat

Fruits of Eden
#explorers  If you were sitting down to dinner at the end of the 19th century, your meal was likely bland and brown. “Most Americans...

Fill. Drink. Repeat.

Funky Buddha Growlers in 3 sizes
Looking to load up with beer for the weekend? You could grab a sixer from a gas station or liquor store, but you’ve now got other options. Why not go straight to the source? Enjoy the original,...

Natural Wine 101

Randal Grahm
Ever since wine was first made 8,000 years ago, natural wines have existed. But the natural wine movement is a relatively new phenomenon....

Bringing Back Bitters, Shrubs and Tonic

House Medicines
As craft cocktails began their comeback in the early 2000s, gastronomic historians  and specialists traced the origins of the potent...

Snails, Slugs, Millipedes, Oh My!

Cuban Land Snails
Tasty treats hanging from your branches become a beacon for everything from squirrels to scale. Tropical fruit trees have a multitude of...

Get Those Seedlings Started

Seed-starting table
Summer heat, frequent downpours and humidity make growing some favorites difficult or impossible now for the home gardener. Use these long...

Kombucha's A-Brewin' in Oakland Park

Kombuchas from Kombulicious
Thousands of years ago, Kombucha - a lightly fermented, probiotic tea - gained favor in China for its energizing qualities. Today, a chef...

New Life for the Redland Farm Life School

Redland Farm Life School
100 years later, a historical school remains true to its mission to be a center of agricultural learning and a hub for this rural South...

So Good—and Good for You—Local Eats

27 Restaurant and Bar
I AM AN UNREPENTANT OMNIVORE. I eat pretty much everything, and sometimes, too much of it. Many restaurants are designed to appeal to these...

The Game Changers: Making a Difference

Amber Antonelli, The Naked Bite
These South Floridians don’t just talk about healthy eating. They inspire others by teaching, demonstrating and spreading the gospel of the...

Go with the Grains

Summer Salad Brown Rice Salad
Grains add satisfying flavor and texture to everything from salads to sides. Oats, farro, brown rice and quinoa are featured here. In addition to wheat, other grains – barley, bulgur (cracked...

4 Fool-Proof Recipes for the College-Bound (or Anyone Else)

A.J. Roca tested recipes for college-bound students
If you’re new to cooking, don’t fret. You can make these tried-and-true basics with limited equipment and space.

Oh, Okra!

Okra
Love it or hate it? It’s time to embrace this southern staple, with its beautiful hibiscus–like flowers, growing all summer long in South...

Tastes Like Summer: Fresh Takes on Warm-Weather Classics

Elote
This season try these fresh new takes on warm-weather classics. Corn on the cob Nothing beats fresh sweet corn boiled briefly, then...

What's Your Perfect Summer Fruit?

Jackfruit in home garden in South Florida
In South Florida our warm and humid Caribbean climate is perfect for growing tropical fruit in the home garden - an edible landscape full...

Cultural Discoveries in Our Own Backyard

South Florida
Summer’s the perfect time to be a tourist, with smaller crowds and sometimes discounts, too. I decided to visit some attractions I’d never...

Verde Community Farm and Market: Back in Action

Farm Fresh
It’s taken a while, but the shiny revamped kitchen and cafe at Verde Community Farm and Market in Homestead is now open for business – that...

Oktoberfest, South Florida Style

Oktoberfest
Every September and October, South Florida cultural groups host their own versions of Munich’s popular folk festival of beer, sausages and...
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