The book is presented in five chapters containing recipes for various components of a meal, Beverages & Cocktails, Soups & Starters, Salads & Sides, Main Entrees, and Desserts, each divided into selections for each season of the year. Jewel offers menu selections that are light, fresh and flavorful from Florida’s seasonal bounty that is available throughout the year, each researched and written for the rapidly increasing number of health-conscious consumers around the world.
Recipes like Classic Hurricane Cocktail, Creamy Cucumber Soup or Seafood Fritters offer a tantalizing start to any meal. Sumptuous sides from the Florida garden such as Garden Veggie Pasta Salad and Grill-Roasted Summer Vegetables complement a main course with their bright color and natural flavors.
Selections from the sea such as Florida Coastal Crab Cakes, Tilapia with Crispy Coconut-Macadamia Topping, or signature recipes like Key West Grilled Lobster Tails with Sherry-Butter Sauce and Steamed Blue Crabs with Remoulade Sauce are stars for the main course on any occasion.
Dessert lovers will find Creamy Peach Pie made from a new variety of our most flavorful Florida peaches, Coconut Cream Pudding from fresh coconuts and a Tropical Fruit Trifle that can be made any time of the year with Florida’s vast array of colorful seasonal tropical fruits.
Written in an approachable, conversational tone, with step-by-step instructions given in simple, short, and manageable terms, the 128-page book is a durable laminated hardback with an inside double wire spiral enabling the gourmet to open the book to lie flat at any of the pages. A valuable source for entertaining, it is designed with a consumer-friendly style offering concise step-by-step directions and helpful hints to enable beginners and experienced cooks alike to serve delectable meals to their loved ones and guests.