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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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Tim Vidra

Cooking with cast iron is not just for the campfire or farm, my friends. From chicken, fish, cornbread and more — the meals you can create with this versatile cooking essential are endless. It’s one of my all time favorite… [Read more…]

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Katherine Ramos

Riesling No 5

Bergamot, rose, jasmine, spice and peach with woody notes. While this might sound like a tasting note, it actually describes Guerlain’s classic fragrance, Mitsouko. And should you find yourself sniffing black cherry, raspberry, plum and vanilla, you’ve either poured a California Cab — or doused yourself in Britney Spears’ Midnight Fantasy. [Read more…]

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Back on April 24th, we asked Lot18 members on Facebook to share their best sangria recipes for a chance to win a $50 credit. After rigorous testing in the office, we were able to pick two winners. [Read more…]

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