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Tim Vidra

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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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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