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Spring is here…or is it summe...

Florida weather has never been very predictable.  We have a few cool, breezy days in a row; then the mercury shoots right back up past 90 degrees  in the blink of an eye.  I know my calendar says we just had the...
Roasted Corn

Roasted Corn

Last minute dinner plans can sometimes turn out better than you’d imagine.  That’s exactly what happened last night.  Fish was on the menu, so I cooked some brown rice from the corner store and opened a jar of our Mango-Lime...

Strawberry Onions are here!

Plant City Florida is well known as the Winter Strawberry Capital of the World.  What most people don’t know is that most local farmers also grow “Strawberry Onions”.  You may ask, What is a...

Do you read Nutrional Panels?

Ever wonder how many calories your salad dressing has?  If you haven’t checked lately, you might be surprised.  Here you are eating all your veggies, thinking and feeling you are doing something right for your body.  Then,...

An orchid love affair.

Working at Parkesdale Market, you really can’t miss the seasons.  Even though at times Florida seems to just have one: Summer.  Valentine’s Day comes around and everyone wants Red Roses.  During Easter, the market is flooded...

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