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!
When you’re looking for a memorable ending to a meal that you want to serve on a special occasion, these Mini Apple Rose Tarts are just the ticket! They are absolutely adorable and not at all difficult to make. You can prep the filling a day ahead, making the assembly and cooking a simple process on the day that you want to serve them. A little dusting of confectioner’s sugar and … Read more The Cutest “Individual Serving” Dessert Ever!
Sometimes referred to as liquid gold, a good olive oil is something to behold. Pair it with one of the wonders of the citrus family; blood orange, and you have something sensuous and alluring. For a person who is fond of desserts that are not overly sweet, this Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake is just the ticket! My recipe uses every luscious part of the orange, … Read more A Perfectly Moist & Lightly Sweet Dessert that will make you Swoon!
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!
Holiday Baking: what a wonderful holiday family tradition! When my boys were little, it was one of our favorite activities – baking and decorating holiday cookies together. I just loved having a huge display of colors, shapes and varieties on trays for friends and family who came to visit. In those days, I didn’t know about “exchanges” where you could make a lot of one kind and come home … Read more The Annual Dilemna – Which Cookie to bring to the Cookie Exchange?
My Talley Farms Fresh Harvest CSA box is a wonderful resource for making desserts. I usually look first to the fruit in my box when deciding on a sweet finish to my meal. Often dinner in itself is enough to fill you fully, but as the saying goes “there’s always room for something sweet!” When making your dessert center around fruit, at least you can be adding beneficial nutrients and … Read more Citrus adds a Fresh Taste to this Sumptuous Dessert!
Ever since I made my first “free form” pie (think Galette, Crostata, Tart…), I have lost interest in making a standard style pie. Mind you, the ratio of desserts to food that I create is quite small. However, when it comes to pie style desserts, I find free form crusts to be much more rustic looking and fun to make. And it doesn’t hurt that they … Read more Crisp, Farm Fresh Apples plus Salted Caramel Sauce equals YUM!
I volunteered for dessert duty for an upcoming event and since it’s not my forte, I started searching around for something new to make. I went through all the chocolate ideas, even one with homemade peanut butter truffles inside and decided to head back to something I am more comfortable with – vegetables. Yes, it can still be dessert if it is made with vegetables. … Read more Just ~ Plain ~ Good! Zucchini Cupcakes with Caramel Flavored Icing
There’s usually only two of us in the house at dinner, unless I have invited guests to join. That makes it a bit difficult for some of the recipes I make. Especially when cooking a pork tenderloin that comes two to a pack. In an effort not to waste anything and making the rest of my weeks’ meals quite simple, I re-invented my leftover pork … Read more Two Great Meals to make with your Leftover Pork Tenderloin
I have been saving this recipe to try for quite a while now and I finally decided – this was the time! Everyone has their favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe and I’ve even gotten copies of some that were so highly regarded that they were said to have sold for $250! Since I’m not a real sweet lover, I look for ideas that are a bit different and somewhat savory … Read more My new Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie contains a Secret Ingredient!