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Mediterranean Roasted Artichokes

Roasted Artichokes

While I am not vegetarian, I always like to have some vegetarian options for guests when I am hosting dinner. This artichoke recipe is flavorful, filling, and perfect for my vegetarian friends, so they aren’t stuck with just eating salad for dinner! Kelapo ghee allows the garlic clove to become soft and tender to give the dish that mouthwatering flavor. I hope you and your vegetarian friends enjoy! Ingredients: 3 large artichokes 3 teaspoons lemon juice salt black pepper Kelapo ghee 6 garlic cloves, peeled 1 small shallot, thinly sliced 1 tablespoon capers crumbled feta cheese, to taste For the Vinaigrette: same 6 garlic cloves, roasted earlier with the artichokes ½ cup fresh […]

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Charm City Corn

Happy Memorial Day! If you are attending a potluck BBQ here is a tasty side dish you can bring. Or if you are hosting your own BBQ feast this side dish pairs wonderfully with your other main entrees. What gives this corn dish that unique taste is the delicious, savory richness from the Kelapo ghee and of course the flavorful, staple, Old Bay seasoning. Enjoy your Memorial Day!  Ingredients: 2 cups water 1 cup milk salt 4 ears corn 4 tablespoons Kelapo ghee 2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning green hot sauce    Instructions: In a pot, add 2 cups of water, 1 cup of milk, and a pinch of salt; […]

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Summer Grilled Veggies

Grilled Summer Veggies

Occasionally I like to do vegan dishes to maintain a healthy diet. All the different colors and flavors make my heart (and my stomach) happy and full. Since this is a vegan dish, I use Kelapo ghee instead of butter which has dairy. Plus, it makes the veggies crisp and tasty!  Ingredients: Kelapo ghee 1 yellow squash 1 zucchini 8 ounces cremini mushrooms, stemmed 1 small red onion 1 red bell pepper 1 green bell pepper 1 ear fresh corn, cut into 1-inch rounds Sea salt Freshly ground pepper Pesto or Greek dressing Instructions: Heat a grill to medium-high and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Cut all the vegetables into similar size chunks. Then, […]

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