Category Archives: Sides

QUICK BRAISED ARTICHOKES

INGREDIENTS 2 large artichokes 1 lemon, halved 6 sprigs thyme 1 garlic clove, smashed 2 dried bay leaves 1/2 teaspoon coriander seeds (optional) 2 teaspoons coarse salt 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil DIRECTIONS Cut each artichoke lengthwise into quarters, through the stem. Using a spoon, remove the fuzzy choke from the heart of each quarter,…
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Mashed Cauliflower

Forget the mashed potatoes tonight! Lets make mashed cauliflower! Ingredients: 1 large head cauliflower 5 garlic cloves 1/3 cup fresh herbs (chives and basil both work particularly well) Sea salt Fresh Parsley -chopped Directions: Chop cauliflower into smaller chunks – bite-size pieces works well. Peel garlic cloves and cut in half, lengthwise. Steam cauliflower and…
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Roasted Broccoli

1 head broccoli, cut into pieces all the way through the stem 2-3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (EVOO) Salt and freshly ground pepper Preparation Preheat oven to 400°F. Liberally drizzle EVOO over broccoli, add garlic, salt and pepper, and toss to coat. Roast in oven uncovered for 15-20 minutes, until…
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