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Spring into Summer Recipes

Lighten Up - Spring Into Summer Recipes

With the warmer weather also comes the desire to change up our diets and eat lighter, healthier dishes. Take advantage of fresh produce and make dishes using lots of fruit and veggies. Salads, simple stir-fries & smoothies are all seasonal favorites.

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It’s February and that means love is in the air. Just the act of cooking and sharing a meal is filled with such love. Romance is dinner for two by candlelight. Think Lady & Tramp...and discover, as we did, that all the world loves a meatball! Read more

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Amy Baldwin of Boulevard Café shares this refreshing summery salad recipe that is as pretty on the table as it is delicious to eat. Read more

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Lamb chops get a bright, fresh taste with this citrus marinade. Read more

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Saint Simons Food & Spirits Festival culinary guest and celebrity chef Hugh Acheson shares a recipe that takes advantage of seasonal garden bounty and might change the way you think of okra. Read more

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Georgia Peach Poundcake from Indigo Coastal Shanty

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During her days as Executive Chef at Indigo Coastal Shanty, Kate Buchanan shared this amazing peach pound cake recipe with us. Served with ice cream, spiced pecans, and a caramel bourbon sauce, it is absolutely DIVINE! Read more

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Gazpacho with Tequila Shrimp from The Half Shell

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Chef Connor Rankin's recipe for gazpacho has a kick courtesy of some peppers and the addition of tequila shrimp takes it to the next level of deliciousness. Read more

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Sweet Onion & Blue Cheese Gratin

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Farm-fresh sweet onions and quality blue cheese, like Asher Blue from Thomasville's Sweetgrass Dairy Farms, are what make this delicious appetizer dip by Chef Jeff Brzezinski of Georgia Sea Grill stand out. Read more

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A Southern classic dish that is a favorite for all seasons. Read more

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orange marmalade cupcakes

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A delightful citrusy-sweet, moist cupcake with a marmalade buttercream frosting that is simply divine. Read more

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In anticipation of June's Southern Grown Festival, Sea Island chefs shared with us some recipes that capture the flavors of The South. Here's a sandwich that combines pimento cheese, pepper jelly, bacon, and bread & butter pickles. Yum! Read more

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This Radish and Tart Apple Salad is a fresh, crisp creation by Libbie Summers, the author of "The Whole Hog Cookbook" and the wonderful Salted & Styled food-inspired living blog. Read more

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My grandparents had a house on Pawley’s Island when I was growing up. Every summer we would go crabbing so Gramma could make this chowder. I Read more

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Smoked Beef Brisket

Sea Island

The smell of barbecue on the smoker is undeniably something familiar in the South. This recipe from Sea Island for Smoked Beef Brisket uses another Southern favorite to get its robust flavor: bourbon! Delicious! Read more

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