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IN A STEW by Dotti Hydue Welcome to the Levy County Kitchen. My stew pot has been put to good use the last few weeks. Its long-simmering contents has filled the house with fragrant aromas and my belly with warming soups and stews. Actually I have several pots that allow for the slow cooking of […]

HOLIDAY FOOD TRADITIONS by Dotti Hydue   Welcome to the December Levy County Kitchen. What wonderful fragrances drift through the house as I prepare my favorite Christmas cookies and baked goods. The emphasis on sweets during the Christmas season dates back to medieval times when cooks saved their very best—and expensive—ingredients for the holidays. Sugar […]

GIVING THANKS by Dotti Hydue Welcome to the Levy County Kitchen. Even though Thanksgiving comes but once a year, we should make it a point to be grateful every day. Be grateful you have a warm bed to sleep in and that you woke up today. Appreciate the little daily events that bring a smile […]

RESERVATIONS by Dotti Hydue WELCOME to the Levy County Kitchen. Autumn is finally here but our warm temperatures still make turning on the oven a non-event at my house. It’s about this time of year that my creativity and energy for preparing meals start to lag. A recent comic strip echoed my feelings. In the […]

WELOME AUTUMN by Dotti Hydue My sisters up in Michigan will soon be harvesting pumpkins and gourds as autumn draws near. Cider mills will open, enticing visitors with fresh cider, crisp apples, apple dumplings, and homemade jams and jellies. I know fall is approaching along the Nature Coast by the smell of peanuts that have […]

Keeping it Simple by Dotti Hydue WELCOME to the Levy County Kitchen. As the dog days of summer slowly pass, I am less and less inclined to spend time in the kitchen concocting meals. This is the time of year when light, simple meals are a welcome change from heavier fare. Salads made with crispy […]

SVP Announces Opening of Summer Youth Production of “Kids Say the Darndest Things” Suwannee Valley Players are proud to announce the upcoming production of their Summer Youth show of “Kids Say the Darndest Things” opening this Friday, July 24 and running through August 2. Concocted from the actual zany and oddly wise things that kids under […]

Strike Up the Band! by Dotti Hydue Welcome to the sizzling hot Levy County Kitchen. Whew, I hope you all are staying cool while out and about. Memorial Day might signal the unofficial start of summer, but for me, July 4 heralds it loud and clear. Parades, barbecues, picnics, concerts, family gatherings, and fireworks are […]

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