Recipe: Succotash from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Need a last-minute recipe for Thanksgiving? Try succotash from our new cookbook, Norman Van Aken's Florida Kitchen! UPF publicist and rights manager Samantha Zaboski decided to try her hand at cooking this exciting dish. Here's why Samantha chose this recipe: I love recipes that include a variety of flavors, especially with vegetables and beans. I often can't … Continue reading Recipe: Succotash from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Recipe: Ajiaco with Chicken, Potatoes, Squash, Corn, and Spinach from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Get ready for Thanksgiving with this recipe from our newest cookbook, Norman Van Aken's Florida Kitchen! Sian Hunter, UPF senior acquisitions editor, prepared for the holidays by making Ajiaco with Chicken, Potatoes, Squash, Corn, and Spinach. Here’s why Sian chose this recipe: Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, but at some point during the Weekend of … Continue reading Recipe: Ajiaco with Chicken, Potatoes, Squash, Corn, and Spinach from Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Recipe: Pumpkin Caponata from Pickled, Fried, and Fresh

Get ready for the holidays with this recipe from one of our wonderful cookbooks! UPF senior acquisitions editor Sian Hunter recently tried her hand at cooking Pumpkin Caponata from Bert Gill’s Pickled, Fried, and Fresh. Here’s why Sian chose this recipe: Our Thanksgiving meal features family recipes from both sides and several generations, but each year, we … Continue reading Recipe: Pumpkin Caponata from Pickled, Fried, and Fresh

Guest Post: Brianna Tringali, Marketing Intern

Every Thanksgiving, my family is invited over to our neighbor’s house for a big turkey dinner. While my mother always brings over her signature spinach salad and famous chocolate chip cookies, I tend to bake something different each year. Normally I turn to Pinterest to find a recipe, but this year my internship at the … Continue reading Guest Post: Brianna Tringali, Marketing Intern

Holidays are Here Again, So Give the Gift of Books to Them!

We're gearing up for the holiday season, and we don't want you to miss one moment of it! We have books for every reader, and with our cooking, dance, photography, art, and history books (just to name a few), it's hard to know where to begin. So we recently put together this great Holiday Gift Guide to … Continue reading Holidays are Here Again, So Give the Gift of Books to Them!

Congratulations to our Good Catch authors

Our Good Catch authors, Pam Brandon, Katie Farmand, and Heather McPherson, have been busy traveling across Florida talking about the great food native to the Sunshine State and celebrating the local farmers, fisherman, and workers who make Florida's bounty possible. Recognizing their efforts, the Agriculture Institute of Florida has presented them with an award of appreciation for "raising awareness of … Continue reading Congratulations to our Good Catch authors