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Tim Vidra

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You can sense spring is in the air when fresh asparagus starts to hit stores and farmers markets. Sure, you can hunt down some sad, tough spears throughout the year, but springtime is when it’s at its tender peak. Whether I am grilling, roasting or steaming asparagus, I always cook it so that it retains it’s color and crunch. No soggy mushy asparagus for me. The same is true for this easy, colorful, and flavorful side dish. [Read more…]

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Tim Vidra

Eating Soup

Celery root is in season during the fall and winter in Virginia. I made this bisque recently, and it really is a rich, comforting soup with a creamy texture. Perfect for the cooler days in winter, it turns your house into a world of amazing aromas. [Read more…]

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At the time of year where food, wine and family joyously come together, Tyler Florence has offered one of his favorite ideas for keeping the festivities going after Thanksgiving. The following recipe goes far beyond the turkey-and-cranberry-sauce sandwich, making leftovers something worth celebrating. [Read more…]

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Check out the awesome grill marks Punky made on the pork chop!

“We have a brûlée torch if you want to brûlée anything,” Punky typed to me by way of apology that her oven wasn’t working. This is going to be awesome, I thought! And by this, I mean going to Napa and cooking… [Read more…]

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Tim Vidra

Yes, wine lovers — I am going here. For some, the artichoke only comes in a jar and they are called hearts, for others it is a cheesy lemony dip with spinach, and for me it’s a steamed and fresh classic served with hollandaise. So let’s not be afraid of these big beautiful vegetables sitting in the markets in their raw form — just grab one or two and follow these easy steps to create a quite elegant starter, side dish or main meal. [Read more…]

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