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    Put a savory twist on soup, salad

    CARROT AND SQUASH SOUP INGREDIENTS: 2 Tbsp sesame oil 2 yellow onions (chopped) 2 cloves of garlic 2 Tbsp grated ginger 1 large butternut squash (peeled, cleaned and cubed) 3 large carrots (peeled and chopped) 2 Tbsp honey 6 cups of chicken broth (or veggie broth) 1 Tbsp fish sauce 3 tbsp yellow curry powder […]

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    Meal prep made easy

    This is part one of a two-part series presenting meal-prepping tips for the busy beginner who wants to start a healthy, lifelong habit. Meal prep means planning, preparing, cooking and portioning your meals out for the week. This means cooking in bulk once or twice a week (Sunday and Wednesday). Meal prep can make a […]

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    Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar and Restaurant

    With magnificent views and food to match, Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant is quickly becoming one of the Gulf Coast’s premier casual restaurants. Opening this past April after a complete facility overhaul, Lucy’s is an open-air, family- and dog-friendly venue with a laid-back vibe. Located directly on Biloxi Beach, the multi-story building filled with […]

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    Making the perfect margarita

    Story and photos by Kate Magandy Holzhauser Gulfport’s El Agave restaurant is famed for its award-winning blood orange margarita, so in honor of Cinco de Mayo this month, we asked owner Mercedes Carranza how to prepare the perfect margarita cocktail. Carranza recruited a member of his staff, Joana Alvarez, to demonstrate how it’s done The […]

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    Prepare an Easter egg-stravaganza

    Easter makes for the most egg-cellent holiday. Beyond being colored or dyed, eggs are a protein-packed power food that perform triple, or even quadruple, duty for Easter Sunday. They go from brunch to appetizers, entrees to desserts. The Easter season is a time of rebirth, renewal and newness. Arriving on the heels of Lent, which […]

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    Let little ones help prepare holiday dishes

    Kids literally make the holidays. Bring them into the kitchen and help take the stress out of Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa celebrations. They are eager to learn and can participate in more preparations than parents or grandparents realize. Children as young as 3 can fetch ingredients from the pantry or refrigerator. Such tasks help […]

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