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!
Kale, kale, kale…is it losing it’s wonder? Kale has been one of the most “talked-about” vegetables of the last few years. Are people getting tired of it? I submit that the nutritional benefits that it holds, should keep you in the kale fan club for years to come. Some of the more apparent benefits of kale are it’s anti-inflammatory and antioxidant benefits. It is a … Read more 3 Tips to a Perfect Kale Salad
My tomato garden, this year was better than last but still not fantastic. The tomatoes were sparse and smaller than they should have been. However, they were juicy, sweet and scrumptious so I am thrilled about that. I tried to use them in recipes where I could showcase their wonderful taste and beauty since they were lacking in abundance. This savory tart adapted from Yotam Ottolenghi allowed … Read more A Savory Tart makes a Great Side Dish!
Those fantastic little peppers that everyone is raving about are called “padron”! I get them quite often in my Talley Farms CSA box and they make the best appetizer simply by coating them with olive oil, seasoning with salt and pepper and pan frying or grilling them to blistering, smokey perfection. So far, I have also served them in omelets, fritters and roasted with other veggies. (You … Read more Make Padron Peppers the Center of your Meal!
Have you ever found yourself with a stash of unused veggies in your fridge and wondered what to do with such an assortment? Well, I certainly have. Since I cook mostly for two on a daily basis, I find that there are portions of this and that left in my veggie drawer that I just don’t want to waste. So, what do I do … Read more What Do I Do With All These Veggies?