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Tim Vidra

Labor Day Lot18

Labor Day is upon us already! But just because we’re drawing nearer to autumn doesn’t mean you have to put away the grill. Here are 10 tasty, mouthwatering recipes – though, I’ll admit, the reuben hot dogs are my favorite. Fire up that grill! Because… [Read more...]

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Tim Vidra

Tomato Jam Toast

I call this a jam, but not in the same sense as canning to preserve in the pantry — think in terms of a fresh, savory, ready-to-eat jam. This method is a quick and easy way to use up an abundance of cherry tomatoes,… [Read more...]

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Tim Vidra

Lot18 - Fig Pizzette

Figs are such a wonderful late summer and early fall treat, especially in the South. My grandmother kept a fig tree so well pruned it was actually a bush. I remember running up, grabbing a fig and biting into it… [Read more...]

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Eric Arnold

Rudy Kurniawan Wine collector Indonesian indonesia Zhen Wang Huang (2)

Yesterday the world of collectible wines saw one of its biggest hucksters, Rudy Kurniawan, sentenced to 10 years in prison. Among other offenses, Kurniawan was found guilty of having created hundreds of fraudulent wine bottles from noteworthy Bordeaux and Burgundy… [Read more...]

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Lot18

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Every once in awhile, we get emails and calls from customers who have basic wine questions. What’s the best kind of corkscrew? How is Champagne different from Cava or Prosecco? Was Carlo Rossi a real guy? (Yes, but his name… [Read more...]

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