Out of the Weeds & in Production

Out of the Weeds Fresh From Florida Artisan Dressings are in production! Two days almost complete, and one to go. The Sauceology Group cooked, bottled, labeled and boxed my Roasted Tomato VinaigretteOOTW-bottling6OOTW-bottling9 yesterday, Carrot Ginger is being boxed now, and Roasted Beet Vinaigrette will be created tomorrow. We will be bring all 3,800 pounds of the fresh from Florida wonderfulness from their production facility in Clearwater to Three Birds Tavern on Monday, and the 12 ounce bottles will be available for purchase starting Tuesday; $8 each, or a 3-pack for just $20.

I found a beautiful display case at Central Oddities & FUNK Living last week, and Dustin and Dean delivered it to us yesterday.DisplayCase

I’m meeting with Andi from Big Sea DesignScreen shot 2014-09-19 at 4.56.09 PM next week to continue work on this site, adding our commerce option, so you’ll be able to make purchases right here, online, and have the dressings shipped right to your door. Until then, please don’t hesitate to email orders to me at robin@threebirdstavern.com.

We will be throwing a launch party at Three Birds Tavern pintheexperiencein October, so stay tuned for more details. And remember, I will be randomly selecting two winners next week from my subscribers here to win a 3-pack, one of each dressing, so share with your friends, please, and encourage them to subscribe to win!

I cannot tell you how excited I am, and how grateful I am to so many for their support. This is a dream becoming reality, and there’s more to come.

Cheers

Maine Lobster Pound? Yes, please!

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Did you know that approximately 40 million pounds (nearly 90 percent) of the nation’s lobster supply is caught off the coast of Maine? Many of those lobsters come to the coast through lobster pounds. What is a lobster pound? Initially, one may think that the name must have something to do with the weight of […]

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Finding good food along highways I-75 or I-95 is worthy of writing about, and Tubb’s Shrimp & Fish Co., just a few miles off I-95 in Florence, South Carolina, is one of those places. We started our driving adventure last Wednesday, driving from St. Petersburg, Florida, to Trenton, Maine, and planned our first stop in […]

Snowy Grouper, Stuffed Peppers & Chocolate Cream Pie

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Welcome to my kitchen! I don’t take the time to cook at home as often as I’d like, but when I do, I’m always happy that I did. I cooked for Jack, my daughter, Mackenzie and her friend, Miles, yesterday. We’re leaving for vacation in a few days, so I wanted to get one last […]

50 Lessons in 50 Years

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As I prepare to celebrate a half-century on planet earth this month, and as I reflect on the journey I’ve traveled thus far, I think of lists I’ve come across, shared by others; bucket lists, top ten lists, etc. I decided to make my own list; lessons learned, some from others, but most after several […]

Grit & Grace of Pittsburgh

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After research, and recommendations from Marlene Parrish, food and travel writer for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, we chose Grit & Grace for our 12th wedding anniversary dinner while in Pittsburgh last weekend. We were staying at The Omni William Penn Hotel, our favorite downtown Pittsburgh hotel, and were able to walk the several blocks to Grit & […]

Home Is Where My Heart Is

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We just returned from a long weekend visit to Western Pennsylvania, where both Jack and I grew up. There was a joint retirement/promotion party for one in the group of five of Jack’s life-long friends. Dale recently accepted the superintendent position at Butler High School, where all five of the friends attended high school, and […]

The Venezia of St. Armands Circle

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We explored much of the west coast of Florida before choosing St. Petersburg back in 2009 as our new venue to Eat, Pray, Love. My second favorite area, to St. Pete/St. Pete Beach, is the Siesta Key and St. Armands Key area. I love the sand and sea, and although I detest and do everything possible […]

Aji Tapa Bar & Restaurant, Ambergris Caye, Belize

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We have been visiting the charming island of Ambergris Caye, off the coast of Belize, for over a decade now, falling in love quickly, so much so that we purchased our time share our first visit, fourth day in, and Jack does not normally make spontaneous purchases. The relationship started out passionately, as most do, […]