One of the easiest and best ways to eat a whole artichoke is to steam it and serve it up with your favorite dipping sauce. There is very little prep needed to get artichokes ready to cook. I rinse them thoroughly running the water in and around all of the leaves to ensure I loosen up any dirt or critters that may be lurking beneath! … Read more Artichokes at their Best!
A friend of mine just returned from travels and was remarking about how she had this wonderful dish of orange slices at a restaurant that was remarkably simple but full of flavor. It was served quite simply with a drizzle of oil and a sprinkle of seasoning. Knowing that I had some magnificent Talley Farms CSA citrus in my produce drawer, I decided to experiment. The … Read more Simple, but Exquisite!
Welcome to 2017! I’m looking forward to a healthy and adventurous year. Wow, it was a busy holiday season around here. Barely a day free on my calendar most of the month of December – and it shows in my lack of posting on my blog. I apologize for life taking me away from you. However, it sure didn’t take me out of the kitchen! I … Read more Happy New Year from Delish-Dish!
Haha! My husband likes most every kind of food and even some that he hasn’t liked in the past, he’s grown to enjoy or at least tolerate. Beets are not one of those things! It creates a bit of a challenge when I get these wonderful fresh beets in my Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA box. I have to eat them all on my own, … Read more Don’t Tell my Husband I put Beets in the Hummus!
You can’t go wrong with any recipe that combines spinach and mushrooms. They were made to be eaten together! Some of my favorites are Spinach & Mushroom Quiche and Spinach & Mushroom Lasagne. I also love Spanakopita which is a Greek Spinach Pie so I thought why not a take-off on that and make Spinach & Mushroom Hand Pies! Instead of using phyllo dough … Read more Spinach and Mushrooms – A Winning Combination!
Once in a while you come across a recipe that really knocks your socks off. Well this recipe for Bang Bang Cauliflower is one of those times. I love cauliflower, but even if you don’t, you’re gonna love this dish! It’s a take-off on the famous “Bang Bang Chicken” dish, known for it’s sweet-spicy chili sauce that is served alongside. You can make it fiery hot … Read more People are Raving about this Cauliflower Recipe!
It is so much fun to find new ways to add more vegetables to your diet. The American Heart Association states that for a 2,000 calorie diet, you should be eating 4-5 servings of vegetables per day. That may seem like a lot, but it’s really easy to incorporate more vegetables into your menu by adjusting ingredients just a bit. One fun way is to eat … Read more If you liked Tater Tots, you will Really Love Zucchini Tots!
And they’re not just for popper’s either! I just made the most incredible Creamy Jalapeño Soup! Just enough heat to wake up your senses, but not enough to scare away even the weakest gringo. It is a mixture of roasted jalapeño peppers, sweet orange peppers and fire roasted tomatoes (in a can). To make it creamy, this recipe does use light cream, but you could … Read more Jalapeño Pepper’s aren’t just for Salsa!
Being a fan of Mexican food, Chile Rellenos have always intrigued me. One of my best meals ever, was a roasted vegetable stuffed Chile Relleno. However, many times I order them in restaurants, I find them to be thickly coated and greasy. I love the smokey taste of poblano peppers but want to enjoy them in a dish that is a bit healthier. Searching the internet, I … Read more Turn a Favorite Fried Food into a Baked Healthier Version
I am not a creature of habit. Well, particularly when it comes to cooking anyway. I don’t really enjoy making the same thing twice as I am always looking to create something new. However, as a go to meal whenever dining alone at home, I often make myself nachos. It’s my one true addiction that I absolutely crave! Nachos aren’t necessarily the healthiest item on a … Read more A Healthy Twist on Nachos!