For both kids and adults, bananas can boost memory and moods because they contain tryptophan, an amino acid that helps combat memory loss and can also lift spirits. It’s a plus for those senior moments, too.
The Mall at University Town Center in Sarasota will showcase BRIO Tuscan Grille, Kona Grill, Seasons 52, The Capital Grille, YO! Sushi, Burger & Beer Joint and Sophie’s at Saks Fifth Avenue in September with the "Taste of UTC" event.
Plump summer tomatoes and fresh basil give refreshing flavors to a quick minestrone soup. Add turkey sausage and the crunchy texture of pecans to make a light summer meal. This one-dish dinner can be made in 20 minutes.
A good burger is a glorious thing. The confluence of savory meat, fresh toppings, soft bread and flavorful condiments creates a nearly perfect bite. I say “nearly” because the burger-eating experience can’t go on forever. Eventually, you’ve eaten the thing, and that’s when the sadness sets in (that is, until you fix yourself another).
We had a nice, but warm day for the wedding of Mose and Susan, our second oldest daughter. There was a light rain in the forenoon, but it didn’t last long. We are very much in need of rain. The grass is turning brown everywhere.
Edible Elegance by Eli will host its grand opening on Aug. 20 and the first 100 guests who make purchases will get a free gift. It is one of many food events happening across Manatee-Sarasota on Saturday.
Delightful. Delicious. Subtle. These are just a few of the words staffers used to describe this terrific twist on a baklava. One doesn’t tend to think of baklava in a savory way. When I think of baklava, I think of ground walnuts or pistachios between crispy layers of phyllo dough that’s doused with a honey syrup.