Tag Archives: The Seasonal Palate

Tim Vidra

Asparagus Tart Lot18

As we turn the corner from winter and spring forward this weekend, it’s time for our palate of slow simmers and heavy meals to transition to the bright fruits and vegetables of spring. One of my favorite spring vegetables is the… [Read more…]

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Spaghetti Squash Dinner Lot18

When in the mood for traditional Italian dishes, but perhaps not the heaviness of pasta, a simple and tasty alternative is roasted spaghetti squash. The flavorful squash shreds into long, noodle-like strands and pairs amazingly well with classic Italian ingredients. Surprise your family… [Read more…]

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Traditional Irish Recipes

St. Patrick’s Day is closing in fast, and while beer and Irish whisky might be on your mind, now’s the time to be thinking about traditional Irish dishes as well. Stepping away from Americanized recipes, the 10 listed below are the… [Read more…]

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Lot18 Hasselback Potatoes

If you are looking for that rustic, elegant and tasty side dish, hasselback potatoes are the go-to choice. In this version, blue cheese and bacon give the potatoes an extra kick and make for a perfect accompaniment to fish, lamb, pork… [Read more…]

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Valentine's Day Lot18

St. Valentine is creeping up on us. This year Valentine’s Day falls on a Sunday, allowing plenty of time over the weekend to prepare an incredible meal to enjoy with your significant other at home. Pick one or two courses, or make a… [Read more…]

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