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Tim Vidra

Chorizo Mac and Cheese – Lot18

Nothing says comfort like a big old casserole dish full of bubbling-hot macaroni and cheese. This recipe adds a whole new level of warming kick with the addition of spicy chorizo and jalapeños — perfect to pair with steak or… [Read more…]

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This amazing soup has graced my family table for years. In Eastern Europe, fruit soups are quite common and this cherry variation has always been my favorite. This recipe was passed down from my Hungarian grandmother, and my brother would… [Read more…]

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Eating Soup

Celery root is in season during the fall and winter in Virginia. I made this bisque recently, and it really is a rich, comforting soup with a creamy texture. Perfect for the cooler days in winter, it turns your house into a world of amazing aromas. [Read more…]

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You might at first glance think this soup would be time consuming, but honestly it’s a very simple recipe — the most time-consuming task is shredding the cheese. I rarely buy cheese that’s already been grated and this time was no exception. Go with a block of quality sharp cheddar and the flavor will really jump out of every spoonful.

Let’s pull out that cheese grater and get to it! [Read more…]

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As with most things, the better the ingredients the better the end product. Yes, this is even true for a grilled cheese sandwich. Don’t get me wrong, white sandwich bread and cheese in plastic makes a mighty fine grilled cheese, and I have eaten many — but when the time is right, the perfect grilled cheese has a few key elements that you just can’t skimp on, and even a little addition that is a must — salumi! [Read more…]

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