Category Archives: Food

Tim Vidra

Gravlax — Lot18

  We have all seen it packaged in the store or on that Sunday buffet — lox, which is salmon cured in salt, also known as gravlax. The process of making it originated with fisherman in the middle ages who would pack… [Read more...]

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Stir Fry Bok Choy — Lot18

  Bok choy is one of those wonderful fall – and early spring – vegetables. Low in calories and packed with vitamins, this variety of cabbage is simple to prepare, really quite beautiful and easy to cook with. Besides finding their leaves… [Read more...]

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Red Chile Sauce — Lot18

  Cooking with dried chilis is a labor of love, and the nuances of flavor that come from this method really cannot be beat. Although reading through this you might also feel the labor it really is a lot of simmering,… [Read more...]

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Roasting Pumpkin Seeds 3 Ways - Lot18

It’s pumpkin season! Store refrigeration cases are filled with 6-pack upon 6-pack of pumpkin beers; the infamous pumpkin-spiced latté is in every café; and every corner store has piles of pumpkins showcased out front.  At our house, we love to decorate with… [Read more...]

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Southwestern Pinto Bean Soup — Lot18

It is hard to believe fall is upon us. This is the time of year to let things simmer and roast away in the oven. Windows are typically open and you can always catch the smell of something good from your neighbors’ kitchens… [Read more...]

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