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  • Fox Recipe Box: Garlic Scampi Pasta

    CLEVELAND, Oh — The Cleveland Garlic Festival showcases all things ‘garlic’ including fun foods, cooking demo’s and a ‘Top Chef’ Garlic Grill-Off. Chef Anthony Scolaro from One Eleven Bistro in Medina is involved in the tasty event and he shared one of his favorite garlic recipes with Fox 8’s Kristi Capel. The Cleveland Garlic Festival benefits North Union Farmers Market, a non-profit whose mission is to promote healthy food and farmers and operates weekly markets throughout the year all over […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Summer Salad with Grilled Sweet Corn & Zucchini

    CLEVELAND, Oh — It’s corn season and Chef Pam Goodman from the Giant Eagle Strongsville Market District has a wonderful summer salad using grilled sweet corn and zucchini. Chef Goodman showed Fox 8’s Wayne Dawson how a trip to your garden may supply many of the ingredients in this fresh salad. Click here to see more recipes from Giant Eagle Market District recipes. Summer Salad w/ Grilled Sweet Corn & Zucchini 3 zucchini spiralized 2 ears sweet corn grilled 1 […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Refreshing Summer Sips

    CLEVELAND, Oh — These two refreshing drinks are great recipes for beating the summer heat and also keeping your body hydrated. Registered dietitian Melinda Wivell from Lake Health showed Fox 8’s Stacey Frey how easy it is to whip up these cool summer sips. Melinda teaches a variety of wellness cooking classes at Lake Health. Click here to get more information. COOL CUCUMBER-MINT SPRITZER Serves 6; Serving Size: 1 cup Ingredients: 3 mini cucumbers 6 fresh mint leaves 2 lemons […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Shrimp & Scallop Spiedino

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Ever try breading seafood before grilling? Carrabba’s Italian Grill says it’s a time-honored Italian trick that adds so much more flavor and helps keep the delicate shrimp and scallops moist. Mark Hanford from Carrabba’s showed Fox 8’s Kristi Capel how its done.  The other tasty tip about this delicious dish — it’s under 600 calories. Shrimp & Scallop Spiedino Recipe Makes 4 Servings  SPIEDINO BREADCRUMBS INGREDIENTS 2 cups homemade plain breadcrumbs or plain dried breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Summer Berry & Peach Salad

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Attention salad lovers! Country chef Lee Ann Miller has created a summer salad that she says is simply ‘amazing’ and when she served it to family and friends they loved it! Fresh ingredients including fresh peaches and berries along with plenty of greens and a homemade dressing combine to satisfy both salad and fruit lovers. Lee Ann is a friend of Walnut Creek Cheese and you can learn more about the Amish Country store by clicking here. Berries […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Chicken Tikka Masala

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Chicken Tikka Masala is a very popular Indian dish and Monika Arora showed Fox 8’s Kristi Capel how to make the tasty chicken recipe. Monika helps run her family business  ‘Maani’s Artisan India Cuisine’  located in Columbus, Ohio.  Monika recommends serving the Chicken Tikka Masala with Basmati Rice and she is sharing both of these family recipes that were handed down from her parents. Chicken Tikka Masala Marinade for Chicken 1 1/2 Boneless Chicken Breast 2 tbsp […]

  • Dig This: AJ shows us how easy it is to ‘refresh’ your summer flowers

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Are your summer annuals looking worn out with leggy branches and old blooms? Fox 8’s Scott Sabol found out some easy ways you can refresh those bushes and flowers from AJ Petitti. Click here to learn more about Petitti Garden Centers. The Petitti team offers some great tips: MAINTAINING SHRUBS: Reinvigorate Spiraea, and other flowering shrubs that have cycled out of bloom by giving them a light “haircut” trim, feeding them with Plant-tone and Osmocote, and allowing […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: S’more Popsicle & Pineapple Upside Down Popsicle

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Homemade Popsicles are not hard to make and you can be as creative as you like. Michelle Luciano is a corporate events specialist with Vitamix and she shared two delicious recipes with Fox 8’s Natalie Herbick. Click here to see additional summer recipes from Vitamix. S’Mores Popsicle 13 servings 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 cups plain yogurt mini marshmallows 1/2 cup graham crackers, crumbled Directions Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line a sheet tray with parchment […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Simply Delicious Summer Garden salad

    CLEVELAND, Oh — It only has a few ingredients and is a very simple recipe to make, but the flavors these fresh ingredients give this dish makes this salad memorable. Chef Terry Tarantino owns the popular Little Italy restaurant La Dolce Vita and he loves using fresh garden tomatoes in his recipes. Fox 8’s Stefani Schaefer is a big fan of this summer garden salad and learned that the way you cut your tomatoes makes all the difference in this […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Fried Green Tomato Caprese

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Gardens all over Northeast Ohio are producing fresh vegetables, fruit and herbs and this includes the Fox 8 Garden. When Wayne, Kristi and Stefani visited the garden recently, Wayne’s tastebuds went crazy when he spotted the green tomatoes! We asked Chef Eric Wells, one of our favorite local chefs, to teach us how to make Fried Green Tomatoes. Chef Wells runs Skye LaRae’s Culinary Services and he has quite a few upcoming cooking classes. Click here for […]

  • How’s the Fox 8 Garden growing? AJ Petitti gives the team an update

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Gardens all over Northeast Ohio, including the Fox 8 garden,  are starting to produce lots of fresh veggies, herbs and fruit. This is the 6th year Petitti Garden Centers has grown a garden at Fox 8 and this year we planted ‘celebrity crops’ for Wayne, Kristi and Stefani. Fox 8’s Scott Sabol brought the anchors down to the garden to check in with AJ Petitti and see how the crops are doing. The Petitti team summed up […]

  • Dig This: How to attract butterflies, hummingbirds + bees to your yard (plus help the environment)

    CLEVELAND, Oh — AJ Petitti is crazy about pollinators! Not only do they attract butterflies, hummingbirds and bees to our yards, the pretty plants are important for sustaining our food supply. Fox 8’s Scott Sabol learned more about Pollinator Gardening from AJ Petitti, President of Petitti Garden Centers. The Petitti team compiled a list of 8 Perennials and 1 Annual that are a great fit for pollinator gardening in Northeast Ohio: PERENNIALS Shasta Daisy – Offers strong deer resistance and […]

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