Amanda Shoffner

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A Requiem for Florida, the Paradise That Should Never Have Been

As Hurricane Irma prepares to strike, it’s worth remembering that Mother Nature never intended us to live here.<p>ORLANDO, Fla.—The first Americans to spend much time in South Florida were the U.S. Army men who chased the Seminole Indians around the peninsula in the 1830s. And they hated it. Today, …

Florida

These Chicken Fajita Nachos Will Make Your Weekend So Much Better

On the menu this weekend FOR SURE.<p>3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed<p>2 teaspoons salt<p>1 teaspoon pepper<p>2 teaspoons chili powder<p>2 teaspoons garlic powder<p>2 teaspoons cumin<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>1 onion, halved and sliced<p>4 cloves garlic, sliced<p>3 bell peppers, seeds removed, sliced lengthwise<p>…

Recipes

Bake chicken and peaches together, and they make their own sauce

By Bonnie S. Benwick<p>Bonnie S. Benwick<p>Deputy Food editor and recipe editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>An interesting thing happened on the way to delivering this recipe. It’s a one-pan dish that fuses a few spices and brown sugar with ripe peaches and that old weeknight standby — boneless, skinless chicken …

Recipes

How To Make the Best Southern Fried Green Tomatoes

A home-grown tomato is synonymous with everything that we love about Southern vegetables - fresh, tasty, and plentiful. Perhaps it was that abundance …

Grilled Chicken Tacos with Fruit Salsa

<i>Grilled chicken tacos with fruit salsa replace standard salsa made with tomatoes with salsa made with stone fruits and all the other usual suspects,</i> …

Our Top 13 Chicken Salad Recipes

Many of these chicken salad recipes make delicious everyday sandwiches. Or serve them as luncheon salads or on small buns or rolls as party …

The absolute best way to grill chicken

How many times have you been to a barbecue only to be served sad chicken? What, you may ask, is “sad chicken”?<p>Oh, we think you know.<p>Burnt chicken, dry chicken, chicken with no discernable flavor, chicken that looks alright at first and then turns out to be raw in the middle — ah, that might be the …

This Party-Ready BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad Is Wilt-Proof

Slice the chicken crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide strips. Place in a medium bowl, add 1/3 cup of the barbecue sauce, and toss until the chicken is fully …

BBQ Jerk Chicken with Caribbean Mango Slaw

Combine the jerk seasoning, garlic powder and onion powder in a small bowl. Rub the chicken with the jerk mixture (do not over season, or the dry rub …

Treat Roasted Broccoli Like Nachos, Save Yourself a Trip to the Bar

Recipes like this are for those nights when you get home from an extra-nasty long day at work and it’s late and you’re exhausted and you <i>really</i> don’t want to cook.<p>You may be dreaming about the cozy bar on the corner where you can settle in with some nachos and beer. But reality intrudes and you …

Recipes

Please Tell Us You're Roasting Chicken on Top of Other Stuff

The best vegetables have been underneath your roast chicken the whole time.<p>Have you ever looked at a pile of vegetables and thought about how much better they would be if they were actually a big piece of meat? Hm. That's not actually possible, but the closest you can get is roasting a chicken on a …

Cooking

Skunk Ape Caught on Thermal Camera?

<i>What started off as a slow weekend ended with a blast. David Lauer caught what we believe to be a skunk ape on thermal. We did a recreation and</i> …

Paranormal

Crock Pot Chicken Fajitas #Recipe

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts<br>1 (10 oz.) can diced tomatoes with green chilies<br>1 red, orange and green bell pepper, julienned<br>1 …

How to Run a Restaurant in the Middle of the Indian Ocean

Situated on a tiny coral structure off the East Coast of Zanzibar, The Rock is an almost painfully postcard-perfect restaurant.<p>Perched on a tiny coral structure in the middle of the Indian Ocean is a restaurant known as The Rock. At high tide, it can be accessed by a short boat ride. When the tide …

Shrimp, Spinach, and Tomato Pasta #Recipe

<b>ingredients:</b><p>1 tbsp olive oil<br>3 tbsp unsalted butter divided<br>4 tsp garlic minced, divided<br>1 lb shrimp uncooked, medium size, shelled and deveined<br>1/2 cup …

Crock Pot Ropa Vieja Recipe: Beef Stew With Peppers and Onions

Ropa vieja is a treasured Cuban dish of meat and tomatoes. In Spanish, "ropa vieja" means "old clothes"—the finished dish of shredded beef with …

Onions

No Bake Strawberry and White Chocolate Cheesecake Pie

Glazed fresh and juicy strawberries and luscious white chocolate cheesecake make up this ultimate summer pie! NO BAKE, easy and delicious recipe that …

15 Super-Lazy Dump Desserts That Are Delicious As Hell

All you need is a Crock-Pot and an appetite.

Dessert

10 Charts That Will Make You a Better Cook

Top Chef