Tag Archives: The Seasonal Palate

Tim Vidra

Cheese Platter — Lot18

Serving the perfect cheese selection is a challenge, much like pairing the perfect wine with dinner. Complicating things is the fact that most grocery stores nowadays offer many more options than you actually need. So here are a few simple tips… [Read more...]

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Herb Grilled Corn — Lot18

For most of us, eating fresh corn in summer is limited to boiling the cobs then slathering them in butter and salt. There’s nothing wrong with this, but everything needs updating and improving now and again. By taking a handful of herbs from… [Read more...]

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Wine Crate Uses — Lot18

If you are fortunate enough to purchase wine in wooden crates or are able to score a few in your travels, there are many creative ways they can be repurposed into useful storage or as a decorator pieces. Today I’m rounding… [Read more...]

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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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Sangria Recipes — Lot18

Summertime calls for refreshing and cooling libations. Sangria is a great choice, mostly because the main ingredient is wine. The one ingredient that isn’t always the same, though, is what you add to the wine. Here are 10 delicious recipes… [Read more...]

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