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Venison Steak Diane

Way back in my restaurant days, I probably prepared 10 of these a night, table side. However, most restaurants substitute filet mignon for venison (and so can you), but ’tis the season (archery season, that is), here’s a simple yet

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Asian Salmon

This is one of my favorite ways to prepare fresh Salmon, bar none! Loaded with complex and complimentary flavors yet doesn’t overwhelm the fish – especially wild-caught Salmon. I usually serve this over aromatic rice and simply sautéed veggies. It

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Grilled Marinated Shrimp

Shrimp are at peak season off the Carolinas this time of year, so why not get yourself some and grill ’em? This is a fun and delicious recipe for sure. Serve over rice or quinoa with grilled veggies or a side salad. Your going

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Grilled Pork Tenderloin

There’s definitely no meat I enjoy cooking more than pork tenderloin! It’s such a wonderful blank canvas to create a seemingly endless variety of dishes – smoked, grilled, baked or pan seared, marinated, brined, Asian spice rubbed or southern barbeque

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Piri Piri Pasta

You will fall in love with this wonderful seafood medley recipe by Emeril Lagasse, from the 2007 Classic in Aspen!
Wine Pairing: We suggest an exquisite French rosé, 2015 Domaine de Fontsainte Gris de Gris (750ml, $15.99).
Ingredients:

1/2 cup Piri Piri sauce
One large (1.5 lb) Maine lobster
1

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Grilled Salmon with Fresh Peach Salsa and Red Wine

Oh my, can it be? Peach season! We’ve been fantasizing about this meal for weeks because it’s such a crazy good pairing of delicious and seemingly incompatible flavors and ingredients…and they work so well together.
Wine Pairing: The Pali “Huntington” Santa Barbra Pinot

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Smoked Trout with Fennel, Lemon & Dill

This recipe is a classic that will delight!
Wine Pairing: This dish is perfect for a wine with just enough oak influence and acidity for balance such as Simi Russian River Valley Chardonnay (750ml – $24.99).
Ingredients:

2 fennel bulbs, finely chopped
1 Tbsp olive oil
1 Tbsp capers, rinsed
1/2 lemon
7

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SOFT SHELL BLUE CRAB

According to the North Carolina “Seafood Availability Chart,” May is PRIME season for blue crab in their soft-shell state!
This is a simple and delicious recipe, which does not overwhelm the delicate, unctuousness of the crabs at this state of their

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Jumbo Diver Scallops

Jumbo Diver Scallops
Wine Pairing: Hands down the best match for this recipe is a dry rosé from the Provence region of Southern France. Complement this dish with the 2014 Bandol Domaine du Gros’ Nore’ Rosé 2014 ($32.99) or 2014 Les Domaniers

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Shrimp Scampi with Pernod

Nothing says spring time quite like Pernod and shrimp. We have gone the extra mile and combined the two.
Shrimp Scampi with Pernod

Ingredients:

1 lb. shrimp (21 to 25 per lb.), peeled, deveined, rinsed, and patted dry
3/4 tsp. kosher salt; more as

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