Thursday, November 17, 2011

Savannah Children's Book Festival


Each Year children, teachers, authors, story-tellers, and on-lookers gather in Forsyth Park to enjoy the Children's Book Festival. This year it is taking place on Saturday, November 19th from 10am to 4pm during the day.

Guest speakers and authors will be there, and it's always a great opportunity to buy special holiday gifts for the kids in your family.

Visit the following link to see more information: http://www.liveoakpl.org/scbf/upload/tab2011.pdf

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Master Chef Try Outs!

Master Chef, presented by Famous Chef Gordon Ramsay, will be hosting their Season 3 Casting Call here in Savannah! We couldn't be more excited!

Times: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Dates: November 19th, 2011
Location: 5717 White Bluff Road, Savannah, 31405
Admission: Free, COME TRY OUT!
Visit Website for more information: www.masterchefcasting.com
Phone: 615.254.9389

"Chef Gordon Ramsay will once again give talented amateur cooks the chance to prove to him, and to fellow judges, restaurateur Joe Bastianich and Chef Graham Elliot that they have what it takes to make their mark on the culinary world."

Southern Hospitality Recipe

Give this savory Savannah snack a try! With Thanksgiving around the corner it's always good to keep a few recipes on hand like this. It's just delicious!

HOT SAVANNAH CRAB DIP
Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 chopped green bell pepper
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 pound cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon minced scallions
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 pound lump crabmeat
  • 1/3 cup cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onions, bell peppers, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt. Cook 2 to 3 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Place cream cheese, mayonnaise, scallions, lemon juice, remaining teaspoon salt in a food processor; process smooth. Transfer to large bowl. Fold in cooked vegetables and add in crabmeat. Transfer to a baking dish.
  4. In a small bowl, mix together breadcrumbs and melted butter; stir to combine. Spread breadcrumb mixture over crabmeat mixture and bake until hot and bubbly, about 25-30 minutes.
  5. Serve with toast points or your favorite party crackers.