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Tim Vidra

Lot18 Hasselback Potatoes

If you are looking for that rustic, elegant and tasty side dish, hasselback potatoes are the go-to choice. In this version, blue cheese and bacon give the potatoes an extra kick and make for a perfect accompaniment to fish, lamb, pork… [Read more…]

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Valentine's Day Lot18

St. Valentine is creeping up on us. This year Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday, allowing plenty of time over the weekend to prepare an incredible meal to enjoy with your significant other at home. Pick one or two courses, or make a… [Read more…]

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Roasted Garlic and Rosemary Lot18

Roasting garlic is one of the simplest and most versatile cooking methods that can be incorporated into a variety of dishes — not to mention it makes your house smell amazing and will ward off any lurking vampires. You probably already… [Read more…]

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DIY Cheese Board Lot18

A guest’s compliment on the table spread provides a wonderful feeling. Being able to reply that you actually made the center serving piece – that much better. With a quick trip to your local hardware store and about 30 minutes of assembly time, you… [Read more…]

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Red Wine Poached Pears Lot18

  The concept to poaching pears is similar to mulling spiced wine. You’re making a mulled wine of sorts, except you add a peeled pear and cook it at just below the boiling point. The liquids are transformed into a… [Read more…]

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