Authentic Florida Lobster Mac and Cheese

Authentic Florida prepares the ultimate comfort food of Mac & Cheese but with Florida lobster, freshly caught from the Florida Keys.

06/03/2015 By Robin Draper


Clyde Butcher

Authentic Florida writer Robin Draper pens an ode to the great Florida black-and-white photographer Clyde Butcher.

05/27/2015 By Robin Draper


Authentic Shrimp and Cabbage Salad

Authentic Florida whips up a simple Shrimp and Cabbage salad.

05/20/2015 By Robin Draper


It's Time to Pick Florida Blueberries!

Now is the time to pick Florida blueberries, but don't wait too long, the season is short.

05/13/2015 By Robin Draper


Fresh Florida Blueberry and Peach Cobbler

It's Florida blueberry season, and Authentic Florida creates a favorite recipe - Florida Blueberry and Peach Cobbler

05/05/2015 By Robin Draper


Florida Orange Pound Cake

Authentic Florida shares a delicious recipe for Orange Pound Cake as the citrus season closes.

04/29/2015 By Robin Draper


Picking Florida Oranges

Authentic Florida shares best places to pick Florida oranges

04/21/2015 By Robin Draper


Authentic Florida's Siesta Key

Siesta Key, a barrier island just off Sarasota on Florida’s southwest coast is a popular destination for weather-weary travelers in search of a warmer climate, beautiful beaches and a slower pace.

04/14/2015 By Robin Draper


From Sarasota to Venice: Enjoying the Legacy Trail

Essential info for enjoying the Legacy Trail.

04/13/2015 By bobbilynnh


2015 Venice Shark's Tooth Festival Wraps Up

The 23rd annual Venice Shark's Tooth Festival brought crowds to the city for entertainment, food, music, and of course, shark's teeth.

04/13/2015 By Kim Hackett


Where to Find Florida's Manatees

Now is the best time to see Florida's manatees as they cluster near warm springs. Authentic Florida shares best places to see Florida's gentle giants.

04/07/2015 By Robin Draper


Best Places to See White Pelicans

Now it the best time to see Florida’s white pelicans, especially in southwest Florida. Authentic Florida provides tips for Florida’s best places to see these beautiful creatures.

03/31/2015 By Robin Draper


Simply Divine Tangerine Pudding

Authentic Florida shares one of its most delicious dessert recipes called Simply Divine Tangerine Pudding, a citrus delight and a wonderful chaser to any meal.

03/24/2015 By Robin Draper


Authentic St. Augustine

Explore authentic St. Augustine, America’s oldest and most charming city while enjoying Florida’s rich and multi-cultural history.

03/17/2015 By Robin Draper


Authentic Florida Strawberry Jam

Florida strawberries are in season and it’s a great time to create a special gift for the loved ones in your life.

03/10/2015 By Robin Draper


Florida's ECHO Farm

Over 925 million people who go hungry every day around the world. A sad and tragic fact. But, take heart. There is actually a Florida farm doing something about it. The mission is to end hunger. World hunger.

03/03/2015 By Robin Draper


Here's Your Chance to Get a Book Deal at the Venice Book Fair

Newbie authors, here's your chance to get a book deal at this year's Venice Book Fair, March 28 in Centennial Park.

03/02/2015 By Kim Hackett


Try an Authentic Florida Staycation

If you are looking to vacation in Florida but don't want to travel far or spend a lot, try some of Authentic Florida's Staycation ideas.

02/24/2015 By Robin Draper


Where Cowboys Roam: Kissimmee Prairie Preserve

Florida cowboy tradition continues in the Kissimmee Prairie Preserve with more than 100 miles of trails as one of the most ideal parks for horse riding, hiking or biking, and equestrian camping.

02/17/2015 By Robin Draper


Florida Orange Pound Cake with Strawberries

This mouth-watering dessert packs double freshness from Authentic Florida. Try our sweet, tangy orange pound cake filled with flavor and smothered with red, juicy Florida strawberries, topped with homemade whipped cream.

02/10/2015 By Robin Draper