Tag Archives: The Seasonal Palate

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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Chorizo Mac and Cheese – Lot18

Nothing says comfort like a big old casserole dish full of bubbling-hot macaroni and cheese. This recipe adds a whole new level of warming kick with the addition of spicy chorizo and jalapeños — perfect to pair with steak or… [Read more…]

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Spirited Cocktails Lot18

The holiday season is officially upon us! With family, friends and festive gatherings abound, I’ve concocted this roundup of 8 of my favorite holiday cocktails to keep things “spirited” all season long. It’s cider season, and this bourbon apple cider garnished with rosemary is… [Read more…]

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Chicken Marsala - Lot18

Most of us have that bottle of Marsala wine stored away that was served once as an aperitif then shoved into the cabinet and forgotten about. If you fall into that category alongside me, then this recipe will help bring that bottle… [Read more…]

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Walnut Basil Pesto — Lot18

  Walking through my urban garden, looking at what’s left (which isn’t much beyond a stray pepper and a few green cherry tomatoes), I found I had two large basil plants still brimming with bright green, fragrant leaves. As a way to celebrate this… [Read more…]

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