Edible Browsing: Feb-Mar, 2017
Florida is the 10th largest state in the country for cattle production with more than 1 million head of cattle. Of the top 25 cattle ranches in the United States, seven are in Florida, including the country’s largest cattle ranch, Deseret Ranch in Kissimmee. Yet 95 percent of Florida’s cattle, or some 920,000 cows each year are shipped out West, where they are processed for market.
—Edible Orlando, Winter 2017, “The Meat of the Matter,” page 26
“It’s legal to label a rum as aged for eight to 10 years when in reality, only a couple of ounces of older spirit are added to a younger or un-aged blend. I wanted to create a balanced product in which I could trace every drop in the bottle. I’m a proponent of truth in labeling and transparency in production.” (Karen Hoskin)
—Edible Aspen, Winter 2017, “From Cane to Cask,” page 24
“We keep a lot of chickens on the place and here is what we have discovered about combining cats and chickens. Cats should first be introduced to mature chickens, preferably a large, possessive rooster with a flock of hens. This fella will do more for training a barn cat about respecting chickens than you ever could.
—Edible Dallas & Fort Worth, Winter 2016-17, “Farming for Chefs,” page 27
I firmly believe if you go into the kitchen and start chopping an onion, an idea for dinner will soon follow.
—Edible Michiana, Winter 2016, “Onions,” page 16