Whenever you are planning to pair citrus with a roasted dish, use every part of the citrus to create an amazing depth of flavor. If I am using lemon juice, for instance, adding some zest to a recipe really perks it up nicely. When roasting vegetables, fish or chicken, adding some thinly sliced lemon to the roasting pan creates the most mouthwatering caramelized fruit ever. The lemons turn a wonderful mix of … Read more Roast Lemons and Broccoli together for Mouthwatering Goodness!
I love baked potatoes. I love stuffed baked potatoes. Using a sweet potato for my potato choice and then stuffing it? Well now you’re on to something! The only problem with eating a stuffed baked sweet or white potato is that it can become a meal in itself, so if you pair it with a steak and another vegetable or salad, you are seriously overeating. … Read more How to Make a Salt-Baked Sweet Potato a Complete Meal!
I have to admit, the carnivore in me craves a piece of roasted meat now and again. And since I don’t indulge that often, when I do, it requires a high quality piece of meat. To satisfy this craving, I opted for a Lemon-Basil Rack of Lamb. And of course, I also needed something worthy of pairing with my lamb, so I created a Shaved Brussels Sprouts and … Read more My Favorite Dinner of the Week!
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!
On those days that you want a satisfying meal that will warm your soul, this one surely fits the bill. It combines several ingredients that play very well together. A lean pork tenderloin takes center stage spiked with apple slices with a velvety apple jus on top. Served alongside is a robust cabbage dish enhanced with the flavor of bacon. So on our menu for today … Read more Comfort Food to Warm your Soul
When it comes to desserts, I don’t have a big sweet tooth. However, one of the things I do love is bread pudding. What’s also really nice about it, is that it doesn’t need to be made only as a sweet dish. A savory bread pudding is also a terrific idea as in this version with Butternut Squash, Leeks and Prosciutto! Super simple and easily adaptable … Read more A New Idea for your Butternut Squash!
Thanksgiving is my favorite food holiday. Many families rely on tradition for their meal, recreating favorites year after year. But sometimes, you like to get creative with at least a dish or two and add something new. Even a new twist to an old favorite can be fun. Here are some great tips and recipe ideas from my collection to get you started: 5 Tips for … Read more Updated Dishes for your Thanksgiving Feast!
A nice rainy day in California requires a warm home-cooked meal, especially on a Sunday night! With the afternoon ahead, I decided to marinate some chicken thighs for a Chicken & Sweet Potato Tagine. My recipe is for a Moroccan style chicken marinated with an herb mixture of cumin, cardamom, ginger and a hint of saffron. If you’re feeling daring, you can toast & grind … Read more Sunday Supper
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
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!