Tag Archives: The Seasonal Palate

Tim Vidra

Lot18 — The Ultimate Sriracha Bloody Mary

Most of us have been there: Late and after one too many glasses of wine, you retire for the night thinking, “I am so looking forward to that spicy salad-bar-topped Bloody Mary in the morning.” Well, maybe you haven’t been there,… [Read more...]

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Lot18 Easter Brunch ideas

Can you believe Easter is right around the corner? This holiday is a classic time for family traditions, gatherings — and brunch! Here are 10 recipes sure to make your table shine during this spring holiday. Be sure to have… [Read more...]

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Simple Spring Peas in a Chardonnay Cream Sauce - Lot18

Bucatini is a perfect pasta to hold this creamy sauce that includes an oaky Chardonnay similar to the Ankida Ridge I used from the eastern slope of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Central Virginia. Any leftover wine can also be served with… [Read more...]

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Lot18 Shrimp Cocktail

Who doesn’t love a shrimp cocktail? Moreover, it’s a great start to a meal (or a lazy Saturday afternoon) when you pair it with a sparkling wine. Although, since I live in Virginia, I have the opportunity to taste some pretty… [Read more...]

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Sausage Stuffed Portobella — Lot18

I feel like the portobello is classically prepared as a vegetarian and vegan dish, given its heartiness and meaty texture. I love the rich flavor that portobellos offer, and while a great vegetarian option, I just can’t flip one of… [Read more...]

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