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Our Favorite Beer-Battered Hushpuppies

Beer-Battered Hushpuppies ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Looking for a new fall recipe to try out with friends and family? These beer-battered hushpuppies are a must! We added onions and ground red pepper for a sweet and savory kick, and 3/4 of a cup of your favorite ale adds an extra kick. For a bold take on this fall recipe, try out a pumpkin beer like Blue Moon's Harvest Pumpkin, or visit a local brewery to stock up on your favorites. There are breweries all around the area, from Perfect Plain and Gulf Coast Brewery in Pensacola to Salty Oak [...]

2020-09-25T15:14:36-05:00September 25th, 2020|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Tailgating is Better at the Beach

Tailgating at the Beach and our Smoked Tuna Dip Recipe ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Football may be in limbo, but the beach is always here! Even if there is no football season this year, you can still make the most of a beach vacation. Come on down to the beach with family and enjoy white sand, blue water, and some tailgating at the beach! Whether you're grilling at the beach or making use of the grills offered in our beach vacation homes and condos, tailgating is always better at the beach. Just crack open a cold one and you're [...]

2020-08-24T10:52:27-05:00August 19th, 2020|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Treat Your Taste Buds

Get a Taste of our Favorite Fort Walton Beach Restaurants ~ Southern Vacation Rentals If you're someone who looks for local restaurants on vacation, then Fort Walton Beach is the place for you! When you stay here for your next vacation, you'll find a handful of local restaurants to fill any type of craving. With options for fine dining, casual, and everything in between, these Fort Walton Beach restaurants are for you! Take a look at our favorites below and be sure to keep them in mind next time you visit the Gulf Coast! Tapas Plates at [...]

2020-08-17T11:27:35-05:00August 17th, 2020|Food, Gulf Coast Blog, Travel|

Try Out These Grouper Bites This Summer

The Perfect Grouper Bites Recipe ~ Southern Vacation Rentals Have you been out fishing on the Gulf this summer? The plentiful waters mean that you're bound to reel in a good catch, whether it's snapper, grouper, mahi - there's no telling what you might find! If you've reeled in some grouper recently and are looking for a new recipe you'll want to make time and time again, try out this incredible grouper bites recipe. Paired with your favorite side, a creamy tartar sauce, and an ice-cold pale ale, there isn't a summer dish more perfect than this! In addition, [...]

2020-07-27T16:42:46-05:00July 27th, 2020|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Homemade Dessert at the Beach

Lemon Icebox Pie at the Beach ~ Southern Vacation Rentals With Florida vacation rentals open just in time for summer, everything finally feels perfect here on the Gulf Coast. Now is the time for family vacations, togetherness, and new memories at the beach. We've all been isolated lately and cooped up, but with great weather and vacation rentals open, we can finally get back to doing what we love - going to the beach! If you are looking for a recipe to bring for your next family reunion at the beach, our Lemon Icebox Pie recipe is perfect. This [...]

2020-05-22T16:55:53-05:00May 22nd, 2020|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

A Cinco de Mayo Favorite

We're finally getting some good news that the beaches are opening up! Although you can only visit the beaches for limited hours, we're eager to get on the sand and see the waves for ourselves. It's just in time for summer festivities, like Cinco de Mayo and Memorial Day. While we can't say for certain that restaurants will be open in time for Cinco de Mayo, that doesn't mean you can't have your own fiesta celebration at home! [...]

2020-04-24T16:54:18-05:00April 24th, 2020|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|

Celebrate 2020 With a Southern Tradition

Celebrate the New Year with a Southern tradition - ham, black-eyed peas, and collard greens. It's said that dining on black-eyed peas as your first meal on New Year's Day brings luck and prosperity, and who can say no to that? The collard greens symbolize wealth, so add an extra helping onto your plate. The ham adds a rich, salty flavor and can be removed afterward if you don't want to eat it. The best part of this quick recipe is that you can make it in one pot [...]

2020-01-07T22:05:59-06:00December 20th, 2019|Food, Gulf Coast Blog|