Stories from the Water Issue

By Lauren Titus | Last Updated June 28, 2016
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Celebrating one of our region's greatest food resources, Water.

Below is a list of the recipes, articles and features found in our May/June 2016 print issue. You can also read it here in full

Casting a Wider Net

Fish on ice
Local chefs showcase less-familiar fish species in support of a more sustainable seafood industry.

Oysters in Northeast Florida

Shucking oysters in Northeast Florida
Could Northeast Florida be the next oyster hotbed?

Pickled Shrimp

No more rubbery shrimp! This recipe uses a oil and vinegar-type dressing rather than a vinegar pickling liquid alone and when doubled or quadrupled, it's perfect for a crowd.

Fernandina Beach Bacon with Datil Pepper Remoulade

While prepared smoked mullet can often be found at local fish stores, there’s nothing like the flavor and satisfaction of smoking your own. Serve this locally caught mullet dish with Datil pepper...

Prosciutto-Wrapped Triggerfish & Vegetables

Prosciutto-Wrapped Triggerfish with Spring Vegetables
This dish is easy to assemble and works with a variety of vegetables, so you can adapt it to what’s in season at the market.

Socializing Over Seaweed

Making Sushi DIY
With a DIY sushi party, guests can help with the food prep and learn a new skill!

What's in Season

Beets with greens on gray background
Buying local requires seasonal thinking. Here's a list of the produce and seafood you'll find in season throughout the year in Northeast Florida.

A River Runs Through It

pier and dock on the St. Johns River
Farming Practices to Safeguard the St. Johns

Salt of the Earth and Sea

Salt varieties
There's more to salt than what's in the shaker on the table.

Why Ice Matters

Ice at the Ice Plant
The art of making ice. There's more to it than just freezing water.

Conserving While We Can

Intuition Ale Works beer in glass
Intuition Ale Works isn’t waiting for a drought to start conserving its most precious resource.

Grilled Squirrelfish

Grilled Squirrelfish
Squirrelfish has delicious meat, best cooked whole over a charcoal grill.

Chickpea Socca with Radish Salad & Carrot Top Pesto

Chickpea Socca with Easter Egg Radish Salad and Carrot Top Mint Pesto
Also called farinata, torta di ceci or cecina, socca is a type of unleavened pancake or crêpe made from chickpea flour.

Cornbread Pudding with Salted Bourbon Caramel Sauce

Cornbread Pudding with Salted Bourbon Caramel
Here’s a tasty dessert idea for your leftover cornbread.

Just Add Water

zach burnett pours water over coffee at bold bean roasters in jacksonville florida
How much water does it take to produce a good cup of coffee? More than you think.

Build a Hugelkultur Bed

Installing a hugelkultur bed
This age-old gardening technique is perfect for the sandy soil conditions of Northeast Florida and aids in water conservation.

What’s happening near you

November 18 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Macarons and Macaroons

Matthew's Restaurant
Jacksonville
December 16 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Baking Holiday Cookies

Matthew's Restaurant
Jacksonville
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