6 June

Foster’s Market Favorites: Grouper Pot Roast

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Foster’s Market Favorites: Grouper Pot Roast with Caramelized Onions and Oven–Roasted Tomatoes  Excerpt from Sara Foster of Foster’s Market Favorites:  “I often make this roast when my sister, Judy, visits because she pines for fresh fish in landlocked Tennessee, where she lives. With caramelized onions and roasted tomatoes, it has the same depth and complex […]

12 May

Bella’s Shares 30 Years of Recipes From Beloved Tampa Restaurant

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Bella’s Shares 30 Years of Recipes From Beloved  Tampa Restaurant

  Joanie Corneil, co-owner of Bella’s Italian Café, will release her first cookbook, Bella’s ($35), this summer. The 224-page coffee-table–style book shares Corneil’s popular recipes as well as stories from her culinary journey alongside business partner, Bill Shumate. Bella’s features more than 75 classic Italian recipes crafted by Corneil since opening her beloved Tampa restaurant […]

4 May

CINCO DE MAYO TIP: La Floridita Margarita

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CINCO DE MAYO TIP: La Floridita Margarita

Spring marks the tail end of Florida’s citrus season and that’s when our Ruby Red grapefruit is at its juiciest. From The Ravenous Pig’s, “Seasons of Florida” cookbook, the La Floridita Margarita is a take on Ernest Hemingway’s favorite daiquiri married with tequila and floral maraschino cherry liqueur. The fresh-squeezed grapefruit juice and grapefruit bitters tie […]

21 April

Story Farm to release new cookbook from Mazzaro’s Italian Market

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Story Farm to release new cookbook from Mazzaro’s Italian Market

Meet Me at Mazzaro’s, the first cookbook from St. Petersburg’s beloved Mazzaro’s Italian Market, is slated for release summer 2016. The 180-page coffee table style book, authored by the owners of Mazzaro’s, the Cucarros, contains beautiful images, recipes and candid stories about the personalities that have made the market one of Florida’s favorite culinary destinations. […]

4 September

TAILGATE TIPS: Gazpacho Bloody Mary

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TAILGATE TIPS: Gazpacho Bloody Mary

  Talk about a cocktail that’s a meal in itself. This spicy little number is specially popular during The Ravenous Pig’s Saturday lunches and seasonal roasts. What sets it apart is the harissa, a hot chili paste that originated in Tunisia. It can be found at most specialty grocery store. MAKES 1 Ingredients for Gazpacho […]

3 September

TAILGATE TIPS: Truffled Popcorn

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TAILGATE TIPS: Truffled Popcorn

Truffled popcorn is by far the most popular dish at Luma, and it’s not even on the menu. Its origins go back to when Luma’s Executive Chef, Brandon McGlamery, was a boy visiting his Aunt Adrienne and Uncle Gary. Uncle Gary worked in the restaurant business, and when he came home late in the evening he […]

10 August

WHAT’S NEW: From the Tip of my Tongue is being featured at the James Beard House

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WHAT’S NEW: From the Tip of my Tongue is being featured at the James Beard House

Story Farm is proud to announce that the James Beard House will showcase From the Tip of My Tongue, a Story Farm book, at a Beard on Books reading session. The event will happen on August 19, at the Beard House in New York. The monthly literary series hosted by the foundation showcases the most celebrated […]

6 August

IN THE MEDIA: Rollins College, a Story Farm client, named Most Beautiful Campus in U.S.

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IN THE MEDIA: Rollins College, a Story Farm client, named Most Beautiful Campus in U.S.

The Princeton Review recently recognized Rollins College as having the Most Beautiful Campus in the country. Rollins previously held 7th place in the category, however, 2015 has treated the Winter Park liberal arts college beautifully, earning the campus of 3,272 students the No. 1 ranking. The Most Beautiful Campus deserves an equally stunning book, and Story Farm is working […]

23 July

WHAT’S NEW: Capturing the Magic Book Coming 2015

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WHAT’S NEW: Capturing the Magic Book Coming 2015

Story Farm began working on a new book project: “Capturing the Magic.” This Disney-inspired book will feature original photography from all the Walt Disney World Resort parks in Orlando. This magical story is told by Holly Wiencek, a long time Disney fan. Publication date: December 2015

21 July

IN THE MEDIA: Tampa Bay Times Reviews Story Farm Books

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IN THE MEDIA: Tampa Bay Times Reviews Story Farm Books

Two Story Farm books recently received glowing reviews from Tampa Bay Times book critic Laura Reiley, “Bern’s: Rare & Well Done,” by David And Christina Laxer and Chef Fabrizio Aielli’s book, “Sea Salt.” “Bern’s: Rare & Well Done” tells the story of the iconic steakhouse founded in 1956. It includes traditional steak house recipes and […]