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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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Grilled Branzino — Lot18

Branzino, or European sea bass, is a perfect fish to dress up and toss on the grill. Mild in flavor, it holds up to a hot grill, makes for a simple and elegant dinner, and pairs perfectly with a Sauvignon Blanc. The… [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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Sausage Stuffed Portobella — Lot18

I feel like the portobello is classically prepared as a vegetarian and vegan dish, given its heartiness and meaty texture. I love the rich flavor that portobellos offer, and while a great vegetarian option, I just can’t flip one of… [Read more...]

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I’ve offered up a red-wine-based mushroom risotto before, but now that spring is just within reach, here’s a white-wine-based variation. This creamy parmesan spinach risotto is a lighter option, and while guests mingle in the kitchen you can stay in the conversation, enjoying… [Read more...]

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