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Tim Vidra

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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It is about that time of year when squash and zucchini will be coming in faster than you can keep up with cooking them. This take on the fritter makes for a great side dish or lunch, and it’ll make… [Read more...]

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Plated Broccolini

Broccolini sometimes gets referred to as “baby” broccoli, but it is actually a cross between broccoli and kai-lan — a Chinese broccoli variety which is part of the cabbage family. It has a somewhat sweeter flavor than traditional broccoli, but no fear, you can substitute this vegetable into most of your broccoli recipes. One of the many great aspects to broccolini is the edible stalks, which is the precise reason I like to use it to dress up simple dishes. [Read more...]

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Yes, wine lovers — I am going here. For some, the artichoke only comes in a jar and they are called hearts, for others it is a cheesy lemony dip with spinach, and for me it’s a steamed and fresh classic served with hollandaise. So let’s not be afraid of these big beautiful vegetables sitting in the markets in their raw form — just grab one or two and follow these easy steps to create a quite elegant starter, side dish or main meal. [Read more...]

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