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Tim Vidra

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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This time of year, I always find myself wondering, “why do I always wait until St. Patty’s Day to make corned beef sandwiches?” These are certainly delicious enough to make year round, but like my Skillet Black Eyed Peas, it takes a holiday to remind me. Maybe you notice the corned beef prepackaged with one of those little seasoning packets in it, but always pass it by? Hopefully this easy recipe will get you out of that habit no matter what time of year it is. [Read more...]

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Heirloom Tomato

In my opinion it is just not summer until you have made your first bacon, lettuce, and tomato (BLT) sandwich. Along the same lines, it is just not a BLT until you use an heirloom tomato with superior ingredients to accommodate. Of course I grew up with my BLT’s made with white bread, mass produced bacon from a grocery store, and my grandfather’s tomatoes — these were some kinda good sandwiches, of which I could eat several. Now that I am grown and my interest in a sustainable food system has grown, I carefully select all of my ingredients for anything I make. This is largely due to taste but also because I like seasonal eats and supporting local food purveyors. [Read more...]

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