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EatBeat: Dockside Dollar Grille – $1 for Most Items on Buffet, Plus $1 Beer, Wine and Shots

July 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment

What does a dollar get you these days? Lunch, at the Dockside Dollar Grille in Lake Park. A plate of rice and beans, or pasta primavera, or an herbed chicken thigh. Another buck will buy a salad or glass of chardonnay to go with it. Clearly, the restaurateur is shooting for a budget-seeking crowd. “It’s […]

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Tags: The Eat Beat: Restaurant News · Today in the World of Food · What's Happening Here

Could You Do It – Live on $1.50 a Day?

June 14th, 2012 · No Comments

In a unique challenge called Live Below the Line, the Global Poverty Project is asking Americans to try to live on $1.50 a day, or five days. The GPP is an international group whose mission is to raise awareness and offer education to work to improve the lives of those living in extreme poverty, and […]

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It’s Summer Somewhere! Put ‘Em Up! Is the Cookbook For Preservation of the Art of Canning

June 14th, 2012 · 2 Comments

I’ve got on my shelves some fabulous mayhaw jelly from Northwest Florida. I have canned boiled peanuts from Chef Lindsay Autry (Top Cheftestant). There’s a jar of hot pickles from chef Dean Max (3030 Ocean, Ft. Lauderdale). Chili-garlic pickled green beans from my cousin Sammie. My friend Tim Horn gave me a jar of red […]

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Tags: Today in the World of Food · What I'm cooking