Category Archives: Appetizers

Grilled Artichokes with Remoulade Sauce

Artichokes are a mean and vicious vegetable, but they taste really good.  If you are willing to put aside 30 minutes to prepared these spiky bulbs and risk personal injury in the process (they can and will cut you) you will be well rewarded with succulent artichoke leaves and hearts to enjoy. They are the perfect indulgence.


Remoulade Sauce:

1/2 cup Mayonaisse

2 teaspoons Lemon Zest

1/2 tablespoon Capers, minced

1/2 teaspoon Tabasco Sauce

1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce

1 tablespoon Parsley, chopped

1/2 teaspoon Prepared Horseradish

1/2 teaspoon Whole Grain Mustard

1 tablespoon White Wine Vinegar

1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper, ground

1/4 teaspoon Salt


2 Artichokes

1 Lemon (reserved from Remoulade Sauce)

2 1/2 cups Water

1/2 cup White Wine

1 teaspoon Salt

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Tzatziki Dip

Tzatziki Dip

Tzatziki is a very versatile dip. It’s the perfect accompaniment to vegetables, but it also goes well with pita chips, potato chips, crackers, sandwiches, dolmas, and gyros.  I am sure there are many more applications I haven’t even thought of.  I encourage you to be creative.


7 oz Greek Yogurt

1 clove Garlic

2 tablespoons chopped Dill

2 tablespoons chopped Mint

1 tablespoon Lemon Zest

1 1/2 tablespoons fresh Lemon Juice

1 tablespoon Cucumber Juice

2 teaspoons Salt

1 teaspoon Pepper

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