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Tim Vidra

Shrimp and Spinah Miso Soup — Lot18

When dining out for sushi, the miso soup is always a welcoming start to the meal. It’s made of a simple miso broth with dashi, tofu and kelp. But next time you order sushi for takeout, consider making your own… [Read more...]

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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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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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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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Cheese Platter — Lot18

Serving the perfect cheese selection is a challenge, much like pairing the perfect wine with dinner. Complicating things is the fact that most grocery stores nowadays offer many more options than you actually need. So here are a few simple tips… [Read more...]

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