Tag Archives: The Seasonal Palate

Tim Vidra

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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Gravlax — Lot18

  We have all seen it packaged in the store or on that Sunday buffet — lox, which is salmon cured in salt, also known as gravlax. The process of making it originated with fisherman in the middle ages who would pack… [Read more...]

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Stir Fry Bok Choy — Lot18

  Bok choy is one of those wonderful fall – and early spring – vegetables. Low in calories and packed with vitamins, this variety of cabbage is simple to prepare, really quite beautiful and easy to cook with. Besides finding their leaves… [Read more...]

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Red Chile Sauce — Lot18

  Cooking with dried chilis is a labor of love, and the nuances of flavor that come from this method really cannot be beat. Although reading through this you might also feel the labor it really is a lot of simmering,… [Read more...]

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