Tag Archives: The Seasonal Palate

Tim Vidra

Classic Cocktail

Plenty of sparkling wine and Champagne will be flowing on New Year’s Eve, but offering up one classic cocktail is always a great way to go. My preferred drink at this time of year is the Scotch Old-Fashioned. The recipe calls… [Read more…]

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New Year’s Day has many food traditions; here in the South it is a mix of black eyed peas, collards and corn bread. The Germans and Pennsylvania Dutch bring us pork and sauerkraut. The significance of the pork was the… [Read more…]

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EggnogWhiipedCreamLot18

If you’re tired of serving up boring ol’ chips and dip during the holidays, this is a sweet twist on that old go-to. These apple crisps are perfectly sweet and go oh-so-well with eggnog whipped cream. The apples can be made… [Read more…]

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December can be a busy time — friends and family will be stopping by, so it’s always good to have something available and ready to snack on at a moment’s notice. This simple recipe requires minimal effort and can be… [Read more…]

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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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