Experience the hunt of a lifetime not far from Okeechobee

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Fox Brown has many different animals on the grounds.

Tammi’s Top of the Lake for the week of Nov. 1.

Fox Brown Outfitters, 7600 S.W. Fox Brown Rd., Indiantown, is 4,000-plus acres of game rich land. If you are looking for the ultimate hunting experience this is it! They have herds of native and exotic animals that run free. They have exotic deer, alligators, wild turkey, quail, wild hogs, dove and snipe hunts just to name a few! They have a beautiful lodge for you and your family to stay in! Not into hunting? Photographers! Photography tours are available! Fox Brown has full guided hunts and a taxidermist is available! This is a place to go if you are looking for the best experience in hunting. Check out the website for more at www.foxbrownoutfitters.com or give them a call at 772-597-5900.
Bella Rose, 311 N.E. Second St., is a full-service Christian-based spa and salon. They do everything from manicures to Swedish massages. Bella Rose has a new retail shop with many items for anyone to pick up, such as jewelry, hats or a flat iron with an oil infuser. Bella Rose always has gift certificates for any one of their wonderful services. They can be reached at 863-357-3333.
Brown Cow Sweetery, 103 S.W. Park St., is Okeechobee’s own chocolate factory. They offer so much more than just fresh made chocolate. They have sandwiches, coffees and ice cream. It is a great place to go and have lunch. If you are meeting with an old friend, you can catch up over some of their great coffee. If you are having a bad day and need a great pick me up, I recommend the Brown Cow Sweetery. They have everything, including a great smile to share with you. Now open on Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. They can be contacted at 863-357-3357.
Enjoy this recipe of the week!
Pumpkin Waffles with Apple Cider Syrup
Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, 4 teaspoons baking powder, 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, 1 teaspoon ground allspice, 1 teaspoon ground ginger, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 cup packed brown sugar, 1 cup canned pumpkin, 2 cups milk, 4 eggs, separated, 1/4 cup butter, melted.
Apple Cider Syrup: 1/2 cup white sugar, 1 tablespoon cornstarch, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 cup apple cider, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 2 tablespoons butter.
Directions:pumkin waffles
1. Preheat a waffle iron according to manufacturer’s instructions.
2. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, allspice, ginger, salt, and brown sugar in a mixing bowl. In a separate bowl, stir together the pumpkin, milk, and egg yolks. Whip the egg whites in a clean dry bowl until soft peaks form.
3. Stir the flour mixture and 1/4 cup melted butter to the pumpkin mixture, stirring just to combine. Use a whisk or rubber spatula to fold 1/3 of the egg whites into the batter, stirring gently until incorporated. Fold in the remaining egg whites. Cook waffles according to manufacturer’s instructions.
4. To make the syrup, stir together the sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon in a saucepan. Stir in the apple cider and lemon juice. Cook over medium heat until mixture begins to boil; boil until the syrup thickens. Remove from heat and stir in the 2 tablespoons of butter until melted. Serve warm.


Tammi Kelly

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