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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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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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Dijon Scallops — Lot18

Scallops seem to be one of those favorite foods we aren’t afraid to order in a restaurant, but might overlook or pass by at the seafood counter. But there’s no reason at all to shy away from bringing these bivalves home and preparing them… [Read more...]

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Lot18 Shrimp Cocktail

Who doesn’t love a shrimp cocktail? Moreover, it’s a great start to a meal (or a lazy Saturday afternoon) when you pair it with a sparkling wine. Although, since I live in Virginia, I have the opportunity to taste some pretty… [Read more...]

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I love oysters just about any way you can eat them — raw, roasted or in a Po’ boy. This time of year, though, there is no better way to start a meal than tossing out a tray of these,… [Read more...]

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