Episode 502

Top 10 Kid Activities

Show Description: It’s great being a kid in Florida! Chad Crawford and his son Chase lay out the best activities to do when they count down how to Do florida’s Top 10 Kid Activities. Then Chef Justin Timineri brings the sweet and the spicy when he shows you how to cook-up pan seared Red Snapper with cucumber and tomato relish and spicy yogurt sauce.

how to Do Horseback Camping

There are plenty of places to go horseback camping in Florida, whether you have your own horses, or you visit a ranch.


how to Do Skimboarding

Skimboarding can be done anywhere you can access the ocean water. You’ll only need a few inches of water do to it!

how to Do Sand Sculpting

If there’s a sandy beach near you, you can build your sand sculpture! Take along a 5 gallon bucket, shovel, trowel, a bristle brush, and you’re good to go!

how to Do Swimming with Dolphins

Marineland, a little south of St. Augustine, is pretty much the best place to go if you want to experience dolphins up close.

how to Do Tubing

Top rivers and springs for tubing in Florida are the Ichetucknee River, Rainbow River, Santa Fe River, Kelly Park, and Rock Spring.

how to Do Car Camping

Florida boasts almost limitless camping experiences, from remote locations in Ocala National Forest to beach camping in the Keys.


how to Do Scalloping

The “Big Bend” region, where the Panhandle meets the rest of the state, is the traditional waters for scalloping.


how to Do Paddleboarding

Paddleboarding combines the access of a kayak with the vantage point of standing upright. Anywhere you can kayak, you can paddleboard.


how to Do Gyotaku

This is something you can do right at home! All you need is a fish, some paint and brushes, and paper.


how to Do Swimming with Manatees

There are many different manatee tours in Florida, but the Crystal River Manatee Tours are offered in the morning hours.

Florida Cooking: Pan Seared Red Snapper with Cucumber Relish and Spicy Yogurt Sauce


Yield 4 Servings



  • 4 six ounce snapper fillets
  • Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup corn starch



  1. In a large sauté pan, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Lightly coat the skin side of each snapper fillet with corn starch.
  3. Carefully add the coated snapper fillets to the oiled pan. Cook snapper fillets for 2 to 3 minutes on each side until completely cooked throughout.
  4. Remove fillets from pan and serve with cucumber relish and yogurt sauce.

Cucumber Relish


Yield 4 Servings



  • 2 large Florida cucumbers, diced
  • 2 large Florida tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon, juiced



  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well.
  2. Season the relish to taste with salt and pepper.

Yogurt Sauce


Yield 4 Servings



  • 1 cup Greek style yogurt
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon seasoning mix (blackened or seafood spice)
  • Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste



  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine all ingredients and mix well.
  2. Season the sauce to taste with salt and pepper.