Category Archives: artichokes

May 3

Crispy Roast Chicken with Turnips, Artichokes and Sun Dried Tomatoes

So, I have an announcement. In the grand scheme of things, it’s nothing juicy, but considering I write this blog, it means a whole lotta something. Today I am on day 3 of Whole30. Frank and I decided to take … Continue reading

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Mar 25

Artichoke Dip with Dubliner Cheese

Is there a certain food that you know you couldn’t live without?  I think everyone has theirs.   As for me, well…it’s cheese. That’s right. Any kind of cheese. And don’t go thinking for a second that just because this … Continue reading

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Jan 14

White Spinach & Artichoke Lasagna

How’s January been treating you?  We’ve been having a pretty mild month here in NJ.  Temps today are supposed to reach 56 degrees!  I’ll take it… Even when it’s not freezing, comfort food hits the spot.  I don’t remember my … Continue reading

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Nov 16

Crockpot Cheesy Spinach & Artichoke Dip

This time of year always has people searching for game day recipes.  So, Sarah definitely had the right idea by choosing it as a theme for our recipe swap this time around.  I received Ashley’s blog, Cheese Curd in Paradise, who … Continue reading

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Mar 16

Sicilian Artichoke Pie (Tortino di Carciofini)

These are a few of my favorite things… Artichokes. Cheese. Sicilian food. Combine them and what do you get?  Well, awesomeness is one word that comes to mind… My dad found an old cookbook that we’ve been sifting through and … Continue reading

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Mar 9

Alfredo Stuffed Shells with Chicken & Artichokes

Our latest recipe swap theme was pasta, back by popular demand.  As you know, we’re never short on ideas for pasta here, but new ones are always welcome!  This recipe, from Leanne at Around the Table: Loving Food in RI … Continue reading

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Jan 5

It’s good (un)stuff!

Do you have crazy love for stuffed artichokes like I do?  They’re one of my favorite things to eat.  Sometimes, though, you just don’t have the patience to make them…or you can’t find decent artichokes if they’re out of season…or you’d … Continue reading

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Sep 23

An oldie but a goodie

Hooray for appetizers!  I always seem to get excited about them when football season rolls around.  And I guess Sarah does too, since she announced that tailgating/appetizer recipes was the theme for our latest recipe swap. When I saw my assignment … Continue reading

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Jun 30

The best green thing you’ve ever seen

There are lots of things my family loves…pasta, wine, cheese…and a big favorite in the vegetable group… ARTICHOKES. Sorry, but I have to shout it out.  Artichokes are wonderful.  I’ve been eating them for as long as I can remember…and … Continue reading

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Feb 15

Curing the artichoke blues

I was majorly craving stuffed artichokes and planned on making them for our Valentine’s dinner app.  Yes, I know they’re out of season, but as long as something looks good and doesn’t cost as much as it does to fill … Continue reading

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