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Tim Vidra

Lot18 — Roasted Lamb Shanks

Slow roasting and braising meats is one of my favorite things to do during the colder months — literally warming the house with heat and wonderful aromas. This dish can be served in two different ways, adding beans to the… [Read more…]

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As you walk through farmers markets, carrots are stacked several feet high. Although you see carrots year-round, catching them in the spring, at the peak of their season, gives this soup the fresh flavor and rich color you want. Served… [Read more…]

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Audrey Luk

Duck with Pears

Today, my good friend Alex is receiving the Cartaví Internacional award for the Spanish selection of her wine list at Veritas, in New York. On many a night, Alex and I hosted impromptu dinner parties with amazing food and wine –… [Read more…]

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Audrey Luk

Avocado and Aged Goat Cheese

How can the “greatest city in the world” be bereft of decent quality avocados? I have no idea. This is why I left New York for California. Well, there were a few other reasons. But certainly liberating our larder from overly expensive, rock-hard avocados that mocked our guacamole-eating needs was a significant one. Imagine my jubilation when I cut into this perfect, pliant fruit within a few days of arriving on the Best Coast. [Read more…]

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Audrey Luk

Spaghetti

I consider myself gifted when it comes to gift giving, but this past Valentine’s Day, I was stumped. So I decided to make my fiancé the best version of spaghetti and meatballs I could muster. It’s one of my favorite dishes and I’d actually never made it for him before. Spaghetti and meatballs made from scratch takes time, and it is well worth the effort to buy the freshest ingredients possible. [Read more…]

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