Pine Island Eagle Columnsen-usMon, 23 Jan 2017 09:33:10 EDTMon, 23 Jan 2017 09:33:10 EDT 'em & Cook 'em: Bourbon Braised Beef Short Ribs 4 lbs beef short ribs Coarse salt and black pepper 2 tsp vegetable oil 1/2 C bourbon 1 C barbecue sauce 1 Lg yellow onion halved and sliced 3/4 C water How to: 1. Season the short ribs with salt and pepper 2.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: It was a great week out on the water week's cold weather didn't last long with daytime temperatures ap-proaching 808 degrees taking over for the past week. Warmer weather and light wind made for good fishing opportunities inshore and offshore.Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: Stone cold front stalls fishing in the area was good ahead of the cold front that brought strong winds heading into the weekend, especially offshore fishing. Red grouper to 29 inches were hauled up from depths between 80 and 110 feet with the larger fish in deeper wate.Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTCatch 'em & Cook 'em: Shrimp with Bacon with Bacon Ingredients: 1/2 Tbsp sour cream 1/2 Tbsp mayonnaise Juice from one lime 1/2 tsp chopped green onion 1/2 tsp ground black pepper 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper 7 large shrimp 7 slices lean bacon 1/4 of a...Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTLocal Knowledge: Cape-lacha? Islanders say no way! my last Local Knowledge column, (10-26-16 Eagle), I wrote about how Matlacha came to be - built on the fill that was dug out of Matlacha Pass when the county commission decided to put in a swing bridge to the mainlan.Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDT