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Tim Vidra

10 Wine Based Recipes

Let’s make a toast to learning new recipes in the New Year! Today I’ve rounded up 10 recipes that let you enjoy cooking with wine as of one of the key ingredients. By all means, enjoying a glass at the same… [Read more...]

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Tim Vidra

Yes, wine lovers — I am going here. For some, the artichoke only comes in a jar and they are called hearts, for others it is a cheesy lemony dip with spinach, and for me it’s a steamed and fresh classic served with hollandaise. So let’s not be afraid of these big beautiful vegetables sitting in the markets in their raw form — just grab one or two and follow these easy steps to create a quite elegant starter, side dish or main meal. [Read more...]

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Tim Vidra

Oyster Po' Boy

Since sharing my method for restoring and seasoning cast iron pans, I’ve had my heart (and stomach) set on frying up some oysters, namely Skillet-Fried Oyster Po’ Boys. The Po’ Boy is one of those classic sandwiches, rich with history — many might claim it originated in the French Quarter of New Orleans. You’ll find several variations on this old favorite from soft shell crab to shrimp and catfish to name a few. Today we’ll concentrate on my favorite version. [Read more...]

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Eric Arnold

Fresh Thai ingredients

Ricker is the proprietor of Thai restaurant Pok Pok in Brooklyn but, I should note, the experience occurred entirely by accident. I’d been invited to a cooking class and wine pairing in a place I least expected to find one: the eighth floor of Macy’s in Herald Square. After weaving through the perfume counters to the elevators, my skepticism only grew … [Read more...]

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Audrey Luk

Boquerones Bruschetta

Just the thought of drinking Sauvignon Blanc makes me want to be outside. Its signature notes of citrus fruits and minerals give it a supreme sense of place, whether the wine originates from the maritime climes of Bordeaux or sunny… [Read more...]

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