Author: Beach Life

Yummy Florida Pecan/Cornflake Crusted Tilapia Recipe

Here in Fort Myers Beach, Tilapia is a very common fish. You can catch it yourself, you can buy it fresh at Publix or any other grocery store or  you can order it off the menu at many restaurants. My favorite to order off a menu is blackened Tilapia but when I make it at home, I love to prepare this mouth-watering Pecan Crusted Tilapia. It is super easy to make but it really looks like you are a gourmet chef. Not sure who to give credit to for this recipe since it as given to me by a...

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Rain Go Away! Fort Myers Beach Breaks Record Rainfall for January 2016

News-Press.com reported that Fort Myers has broken records for rainfall in January with 8.3 Inches in 22 days. Well, I can tell you that I have emptied more than 15″ of rain from my rain gauge FMB and there seems to be no letting up. This is the wettest January since they have been keeping records. Fort Myers Beach has an average of 53.23 annually. That is the average of the last 30 yrs which is 36% wetter than the national average and 0.35 more than the entire state of Florida. Normally, in the winter,  Fort Myers Beach gets...

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FMB Manatee’s Get Romantic In My Backyard

Living on a canal has it’s advantages if you love nature. For us, nature is always offering some sort of entertainment. We are used to seeing a lone Manatee or sometimes a Mom and her calf but on a steamy summer afternoon, a group of Manatees had different plans. A little research shows that Manatees only breed once every 2 yrs and they carry their single calf for 12-13 months and then it takes another 12 to 18 months to wean the calf. I had shot this video with my phone and recently found it and thought I would share...

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Tommy Bahama Cajun Blackened Fish Taco Recipe

I don’t know if you have ever had the pleasure of dining at a Tommy Bahama restaurant, but if you have not, you are in for a real treat if you try this recipe. I am not sure if all their restaurants sell these delicious tacos, but we have located the  recipe for Blacked Cajun Fish Taco’s. Tommy Bahama’s has been generous enough to share the recipe with their customers. So I am posting the link for the recipe for you. If you do make it, make sure you come back here and post your experience in our comment section.  ...

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Heirloom Florida Key Lime Pie Recipe

Did you know that Key Lime Pie is the “official pie” of Florida?In 2006, Florida legislaturenamed Key lime pie the “Official Pie of the State of Florida.” Heirloom Key Lime Pie Recipe In a bowl, combine 1-1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs, 1/3 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar, and 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled. Press the mixture into a pie plate to form a crust, bake in a 350-degree-F. oven for 10 minutes until lightly browned, then cool on rack. Beat 4 egg yolks until light in color, stir in one 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk, 1/4 cup lime juice,...

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