Nephew Braden is coming to Sunday dinner. When Miriam told him about my New York Style pizzas he expressed interest. I decided that I wanted a salad to go with it.
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Daughter Miriam has been sick lately and cannot eat anything in the pepper or lily families— no chili powders, garlic, leeks, onion, or peppers (even bell peppers). This has made Sunday dinners quite a challenge lately. I needed to make something that was both flavorful, but without the things that would make her feel ill.
I am making Greek lamb for my 65th birthday. I decided on stuffed artichoke caps as the vegetable, but I could not find any recipes that I liked. I did find ingredients that I could eliminate. I am not one who usually covers vegetables in cheese and—with the kids their keto/Atkins diet—bread crumbs are eliminated.
I make Greek barbecued lamb for Easter and I wanted a Greek starch side dish. I have done Spanakorizo (spinach rice) and Spanakorzo (spinach pasta), but I wanted to do something different. The Persian store near me carries large frozen artichoke caps and I decided to do something with them.
I am making chicken cacciatore and rustic bread for Sunday dinner. I wanted a hot veg to go with these dishes. It has been a while since I made steamed artichokes.
My family really likes artichokes. Normally, I steam and serve them with a dill sauce. Cook’s Illustrated this month had a baked artichoke recipe that would go nicely with the Middle Eastern Feast I am making for Mother’s Day. It is so simple and hands-off; it is perfect for finishing off in the oven while I am concentrating on the barbequing the game hens. For once, I actually followed someone’s instructions.