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Tim Vidra

Shrimp with Grits

Shrimp and grits is that perfect Southern dish that warms the body – and it’s quite a filling meal. While typically known as a favorite for dining out, this recipe is simple to make at home and goes equally well… [Read more…]

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RoastPork_Lot18

New Year’s Day has many food traditions; here in the South it is a mix of black eyed peas, collards and corn bread. The Germans and Pennsylvania Dutch bring us pork and sauerkraut. The significance of the pork was the… [Read more…]

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Chicken Marsala - Lot18

Most of us have that bottle of Marsala wine stored away that was served once as an aperitif then shoved into the cabinet and forgotten about. If you fall into that category alongside me, then this recipe will help bring that bottle… [Read more…]

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Walnut Basil Pesto — Lot18

  Walking through my urban garden, looking at what’s left (which isn’t much beyond a stray pepper and a few green cherry tomatoes), I found I had two large basil plants still brimming with bright green, fragrant leaves. As a way to celebrate this… [Read more…]

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Lobster Rolls —Lot18

You may have thought the lobster roll originated in Maine, but further research shows it came from a restaurant in Milford, Connecticut, called Perry’s around 1929. Well, no sense in hopping in the car to head to Milford, as the restaurant has long since closed…. [Read more…]

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