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Foods for Fall?

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, September 28, 2014, In : Creating Dinner Tonight? 


Chicken Wild Rice Soup....

Although it does not feel like Fall weather outside now it soon will be, and we will all need to get ready for it right????

When I feel the weather changing, I start to build up my soup stocks. Chicken, Beef, and Vegetable stocks are all the basics when making a good tasty soup base, it like a house's foundation, you need good Bones before you can guarantee your structure is not going to fall down on you!

What do you need to do, here is my basic list that I always, alw...

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Ricotta for Dessert?

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, April 12, 2014, In : Ricotta for Dessert? 


Sweetened Ricotta Dessert

This dessert pictured above is very light and creamy to the tongue. Textures and visual is what most foodies look at when they go food shopping, they like bright colors and appetizing layout as much as a artist likes the perfect sunset.

When I make something new I make sure I like the combinations of the ingredients first, second I see if I want to tweak any of them, third then I see if I can make it taste better.

With all there is out there today to choose from in seas...

Continue reading ...
 

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza we want Pizza!!!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, February 9, 2014, In : Pizza for Dinner 



Italian Chicken Sausage Pizza

12" of Deliciousness

You all know the saying Pizza is The Breakfast of Champions....? Heh, well think about it, you got cheese, which is a milk, then you got meat, then you have red sauce which is a veggie because it comes from tomatoes, then of course you got the crust, the most important part.... bread, so put it all together and you got The Oldest Breakfast sandwich of Millions ! Way before McDonald's even coined the phrase, we were scarfing
 down cold pizza from...

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Birthday Cake!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Wednesday, January 1, 2014, In : Cake Happinness 


Hershey Kisses Birthday Cake!

Like the song says Celebrate, Celebrate, let's party hardy. Okay not exactly the right words but you get my meaning. Life is worth celebrating, laughing, and sharing good food with all that maters.

This cake is one of those moments, I made it for a very special clients birthday and it was so delish. I so like making something wonderful for someone who also is the same. Similar to what a cake does for our taste buds when we take that first bite, it is the same with ...

Continue reading ...
 

SAD SEASON?

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, In : Need Daylight? 
Article written in Allina Magazine

Need more daylight?

SAD is depression that occurs at a specific time of the year. Experts say it is related to hormone regulation, body temperature, and seasonal variations in sunlight.

Check this list for SAD Symptoms
* appetite changes
*weight gain
*low energy
*low sex drive
*fatigue, sleepiness
*trouble sleeping
*poor concentration
*irritable,and anxiety
*avoiding social activities
*drinking or self medication

What can you do or who can help?
Always talk to your primary...
Continue reading ...
 

Small Business Saturday, Buy Now and Always!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, November 30, 2013, In : Buy Local, Stay Local 
Small Business Saturday is a growing Green Roots project that is spreading like a Wildfire, we small business owners make up for over 50% of business, ideas, products, employment, and just plain hard work that it takes to spring board any self employed business. You need the stamina, family, friends, $$$ and a good enough product to launch anytime. We will not all be famous, or millionaires, far from it! What we will be is Happy, Productive, and Independent, those possessions are PRICELESS. S...
Continue reading ...
 

Cheddar/Bacon Quiche'

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, November 9, 2013, In : Eggbakes are back! 


Quiche' anyone?

Divadish loves new things, and eating them too. Before I allow any of my food to go to my clients I make sure I test them out myself. :) Of course this is such a terrible imposition for me but Heh someones gotta do it!

The above Quiche' was one of my most recent creations. Egg bakes which is what Minnesotans call them, because Quiche's sounds too Foo-Foo for guys....:) but mine are anything but ,,, they are heart healthy, and hearty too.
The one pictured has organic cheddar, spin...

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Simple Tips for Easy Cleanup!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, November 2, 2013, In : Cleaning tips for kitchens 
Divadish  Kitchens & Catering Loves cooking, but she also Loves to clean, I know I'm Weird...:) but it calms me what can I say, blame it on my Mother!

My Ma as we call her had two favorite sayings, "keep your kitchen and your bathroom always Clean"

Now we won't talk about the second one but I am sure you know why?!
We do spend a lot of time in both areas and for good reason. 

Here are some simple tips to keep your kitchens clean that I found in my local paper Lillie News, wonderful and quick tips...

Continue reading ...
 

Asian Chicken Salad!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, October 26, 2013, In : Asian Pasta's 


Asian Pasta Salad...?

Divadish likes different things and likes to share those different recipes with her clients too. We get tired of cooking the same things too, so we step outside those boxes of cooking like a artist does her first watercolor or a architect does his first cabin home, we Love the challenge and the mystique of what if?

When this happens we learn something about taste and textures and it results in a new recipe we then can share with our clients and  it enhances our own experie...

Continue reading ...
 

Real Italian Lasagna!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Monday, October 7, 2013, In : Lasagna for any occasion 



Lasagna

Divadish's Lasagna is all real, meaning real cheeses, real meats, Ricotta, (not Cottage Cheese) A rich Red Sauce made with a little Vino mixed in to make it even more delicious, and layer after layer of noodles filling each with all of this delicious, yummy , ingredients. It makes my mouth water just thinking about it... What would you do to get yourself a pan of Heaven? Make a deal with the Devil? call your friends Italian Mamma ? try to make it yourself? how about picking up the phon...

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What is Your Saving Grace?

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, September 21, 2013, In : Saving Grace? 



Beef Stew

Like the kid says at the end of the TV show what does that mean? Well let me tell you what it means for me.

When things are hectic, chaotic, stressful.... or anything else( ectic ) I can usually be found doing one of (3) things. Cleaning, reading, cooking. Not necessarily in that order either.

I had one of those weeks this week,,, with extra Gaga duties, a big catering event to prep for, and a sick cat, then toss in my Mother for extra measure, I guess you could say I hit the Mother lo...

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Braised Lamb Chops

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, May 11, 2013, In : Dinner Choices 


Authentic Greek Lamb Dinner


Yes Being Greek & Italian does have it's advantages!

The above dinner picture proves my  point exactly.

The lamp chops are Australian Free Range Lamb and prepared with a lime & olive oil and rosemary marinade.

I served this dinner with a Apple /Cinnamon Marmalade for dipping lamb bites into and a Idaho baked potato.

Life does not need to consist of what's for Frozen Dinner tonight dinner! It can be this meal or others if you order from The Kitchens of Divadish Kitchens ...

Continue reading ...
 

Oh Dessert!?

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Friday, December 28, 2012, In : Fruit Pies 

Blueberry pie Oh My!!!!


My Mother has always been a Big Fan of Desserts, so much so even today @ 87+ years young she orders (2) at her dinner meal when placing her meal with her nurses aide. Now I am not condoning (2) desserts as a Eat Healthy Lifestyle, No way, but she is 87+ and she is still of sound mind, and spirit, she Loves sweets and has made me love them too. Because of that shared affliction I came up with ways to literally have my cake and eat it too! 



The pictured Blueberry Pie is on...
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Seared Greek Chicken Breasts!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, In : Personal Chef Services 

 

 
                                                                      Greek Chicken
 
Divadish Personal Chef Services:

I absolutely LOVE Eating Good food. Cooking  Healthy Good food is for your  Whole Body, and it is easy to do, at least for me it is.

Here is what you need to do to start enjoying your meals more often and spend less time in your kitchen.

Lists of Ingredients Needed:

  •   Olive oil ( Extra Virgin)
  • (1) Fresh Lime
  • Oregano
  • Thyme
  • Garlic (powdered or minced)
  • Sweet Basil (dried)
  • Kosher Sea Salt
  • (...

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St.Patty's Cabbage Stew!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, March 11, 2012, In : St Patty's Day Soup 

Cabbage & Ham Soup
Recipe by Chef Gianna
Divadish Kitchens & Cater

Super -Delicious Cabbage & Ham Soup


             Rated 5 STARS

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Cook Time: 3-4 hours App.
Servings (8) quarts

If you Love Cabbage & Ham you will Love this soup. Which I really like to call Stewp...It is a customers word for stew & soup together. Meaning when it can really be either!
This soup /stew is hearty, very flavorful,and warms the insides on a cold and damp Spring Day.
The bowl fills with the aroma's of Cabba...
Continue reading ...
 

Apple Cake!!!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Monday, March 5, 2012, In : Healthy Apple Cake 


                                                                 "APPLE CAKE"
Recipe by Chef Gianna
Created in Divadish Kitchens


Ingredients:
1 medium sized Honey Crisp Apple ( diced )
1/2 tsp. of ginger
1/4 cup of Greeks Honey God's Yogurt
(1) basic White Cake Recipe ( I prefer using one with a Angel Food consistency)

Directions:
Put diced apple and 1/4 tsp. ginger into glass measuring cup
Add enough water to cover apples and microwave them for app. 1 min. on 50% power till they are soft.
Drain and add...
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Alfredo Pasta Dish

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Thursday, November 10, 2011, In : Pasta Dishes 

This Alfredo Sauce Pasta Dish is (6) layers of creamy deliciousness.

I use half& half for my cream, sweet cream butter, Parmesan cheeses,garlic,sea salt, a touch of sweet basil.
Add to that loads of (3) cheeses blend, and you have a Masterpiece even Divinci would want to Paint, then of course Eat soon after!

This is a special order only meal, and this particular culinary Divine was ordered by my C0-Workers.

I so Love to show off my Foodie Expertise,,, and what better way then to share with...
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MEAL DEALS

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Friday, October 28, 2011, In : Meal Deals 





                                                                    


MEAL DEALS @ DIVADISH KITCHENS... MEAL DEALS @ DIVADISH KITCHENS....
                                Retail Price $125... Now... $62.50....
  • Roasted Whole Organic Hormone Free Chicken 
Slow cooked with Greek Seasonings, dark green Olive oil & a Lemon marinade.
This complete meal is accompanied with delicious Lemon Wedge potatoes as pictured above.

  • Beefy -Gravy Meatloaf  93% Black Angus Chuck Free Range Beef
Slow cooked with Ital...

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Caramel Apple Cake

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, In : Apple Cakes 
Fall is the best time to enjoy Apples. The temperatures are just cool enough and still not cold.
Apple orchards are full with all of our favorite kinds of apples.
Leaving us no excuses but to create new recipes for all those delicious apples.

Here is one of mine. Apple Caramel Bundt Cake

This tastes like a Carmel Apple except inside a cake.
Moist, swirled with caramel, and small bits of apple in each bite.
It is truly the best combination to asked for in a cake and you can eat it with a fork!
...
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Whole Wheat Bread

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, In : Breads 

Yes... Divadish Kitchens makes it's own Artisan breads.


The one pictured above is my own recipe of Honey Whole Wheat. 
Using Organic whole grain flour,course  Kosher Sea Salt, and Sunflower Honey.

Then slow baking it with care and you have a crusty, soft, chewy bread.
Just the way you want it to be, add some sweet cream butter, jam, or just  plain, the problem will be waiting till it cools a bit.

Baked in small batches and all done by Hand,,, each batch makes (6) round loaves.
We sell this ...

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Google Offers & Divadish Kitchens!!!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Friday, September 30, 2011, In : Google Offers! 
Divadish was a selected Merchant to participate in the Minneapolis & St.Paul area Google Offers.com
campaign! This is a very Big Honor, and I am very excited to be included. 

The launch date is still a educated guess for October 2011, and with their new Customer Preference Match Up for Merchants there will be a Line outside all those Computers pads,Iphones, Android's Etc, it will be a Feeding Frenzy,,, No Pun intended! to get to all these Wonderful 50% off Offers!

I will have a select...
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The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Really!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, In : Cookies, Cookies, Cookies! 
Soft, chewy ,chuck full of raisins, these oatmeal cookies have a secret ingredient that makes them very addictive.
When I was putting together the recipe and lining up my ingredients,I decided to add a little extra of a couple of things.
It keeps things interesting and recipes can always be tweaked so why not tweak them.
These cookies have nutmeg, cinnamon, and raisin juice, added to them, which puts these cookies on my must have list for Fall. 
Cookies, Cookies, Cookies, we must have our Coo...
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TAKE-U-Bake- Meals @ DIVADISH

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, August 7, 2011, In : Take-U-Bake- Meals 
This is one of Divadish's regular menu items.
The whole roasting chicken is hormone -free, free range, and delicious because of it.
The pictured meal feeds (8) good size servings of 5-6oz each,+a side of the lemon wedge potatoes.

I can prepare this meal in your kitchens or you may do a Take U-Bake in your kitchen.
Additional sides that compliment this meal:
  • Greek Salad
  • Pickled Cauliflower
  • Garlic & Dill Butter Broccoli
  • Almond & Garlic butter Green beans
  • Artisan Breads & Spreads
Contact Divadish fo...
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Chef @ your Home!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, May 22, 2011, In : Hire a Chef tonight! 
The above picture is Greek Cod.
This fish is seared in dark green olive oil & sweet cream organic butter, add in Fresh grown Rosemary and a touch of Greek Oregano.
Then a bit of Lime juice and heat up frying pan to med-high and grill it to the fish begins to flake apart, telling you the fish is ready to eat.
This meal can be fixed with many different seasonings that make it taste a little different with each seasoning that is brought into the dish.
Adding the fruit bowl with organic Pink ...
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Apple Pie Reborn!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, April 16, 2011, In : Creating a Masterpiece! 

Apple Pie

Apple & Cranberry Crumb Pie
Apple Pie is our all American Pie choice when we think of a slice of deliciousness.
This new recipe I created @ Divadish is just as delicious, but with a new twist.
Adding Cranberries, to the semi sweet apple mixture is like dressing up a old favorite and it also adds a little tartness to it. It really is a very good combination, and makes you think yummmmm!
The next little thing I did was make it a Butter crumb crust on its bottom and not a...

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Mini -Angels!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Angels have arrived @ Divadish 
Divadish Kitchens & Catering
Delivers her promise each and every-time a menu item leaves her kitchens and goes to yours.
Divadish wants your first experience with her company to be positively Heavenly and Delicious!
Miss Divadish herself Chef Gianna promises each and everyone of her clients her pledge of quality assurance, or she will gladly exchange for another item of equal value.

Her above picture is her newest creation of a Lemon Cream Angel Food Mini Cake.
Lightly balanced lemon flavor in...

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Arby's, Taco Bell's,Mcdonald's, Hamburger Helper!

Posted by Gianna E. Ianos on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, In : No Fast-Food Tonight! 
What's for Dinner? the most common question today! Unfortunately the reply can be the same Old Boring thing!
The Old McDonald had a Farm bag, or Ring my Taco,Hello Arby I'll take (2), or my favorite, I can Hamburger Helper it!

The Big problem with this scenario is the FAT!!! Bad Trans-Fats, empty calories,and High-Fructose Sugars.
Once in awhile you can cheat, but a constant diet of any of these is a killer,, and know what it is working.

 Miss Divadish has a sloution, skip the Empty Claories, non...

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Foods for Fall?

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, September 28, 2014, In : Creating Dinner Tonight? 


Chicken Wild Rice Soup....

Although it does not feel like Fall weather outside now it soon will be, and we will all need to get ready for it right????

When I feel the weather changing, I start to build up my soup stocks. Chicken, Beef, and Vegetable stocks are all the basics when making a good tasty soup base, it like a house's foundation, you need good Bones before you can guarantee your structure is not going to fall down on you!

What do you need to do, here is my basic list that I always, alw...

Continue reading ...
 

Ricotta for Dessert?

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, April 12, 2014, In : Ricotta for Dessert? 


Sweetened Ricotta Dessert

This dessert pictured above is very light and creamy to the tongue. Textures and visual is what most foodies look at when they go food shopping, they like bright colors and appetizing layout as much as a artist likes the perfect sunset.

When I make something new I make sure I like the combinations of the ingredients first, second I see if I want to tweak any of them, third then I see if I can make it taste better.

With all there is out there today to choose from in seas...

Continue reading ...
 

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza we want Pizza!!!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, February 9, 2014, In : Pizza for Dinner 



Italian Chicken Sausage Pizza

12" of Deliciousness

You all know the saying Pizza is The Breakfast of Champions....? Heh, well think about it, you got cheese, which is a milk, then you got meat, then you have red sauce which is a veggie because it comes from tomatoes, then of course you got the crust, the most important part.... bread, so put it all together and you got The Oldest Breakfast sandwich of Millions ! Way before McDonald's even coined the phrase, we were scarfing
 down cold pizza from...

Continue reading ...
 

Birthday Cake!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Wednesday, January 1, 2014, In : Cake Happinness 


Hershey Kisses Birthday Cake!

Like the song says Celebrate, Celebrate, let's party hardy. Okay not exactly the right words but you get my meaning. Life is worth celebrating, laughing, and sharing good food with all that maters.

This cake is one of those moments, I made it for a very special clients birthday and it was so delish. I so like making something wonderful for someone who also is the same. Similar to what a cake does for our taste buds when we take that first bite, it is the same with ...

Continue reading ...
 

SAD SEASON?

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Tuesday, December 17, 2013, In : Need Daylight? 
Article written in Allina Magazine

Need more daylight?

SAD is depression that occurs at a specific time of the year. Experts say it is related to hormone regulation, body temperature, and seasonal variations in sunlight.

Check this list for SAD Symptoms
* appetite changes
*weight gain
*low energy
*low sex drive
*fatigue, sleepiness
*trouble sleeping
*poor concentration
*irritable,and anxiety
*avoiding social activities
*drinking or self medication

What can you do or who can help?
Always talk to your primary...
Continue reading ...
 

Small Business Saturday, Buy Now and Always!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, November 30, 2013, In : Buy Local, Stay Local 
Small Business Saturday is a growing Green Roots project that is spreading like a Wildfire, we small business owners make up for over 50% of business, ideas, products, employment, and just plain hard work that it takes to spring board any self employed business. You need the stamina, family, friends, $$$ and a good enough product to launch anytime. We will not all be famous, or millionaires, far from it! What we will be is Happy, Productive, and Independent, those possessions are PRICELESS. S...
Continue reading ...
 

Cheddar/Bacon Quiche'

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, November 9, 2013, In : Eggbakes are back! 


Quiche' anyone?

Divadish loves new things, and eating them too. Before I allow any of my food to go to my clients I make sure I test them out myself. :) Of course this is such a terrible imposition for me but Heh someones gotta do it!

The above Quiche' was one of my most recent creations. Egg bakes which is what Minnesotans call them, because Quiche's sounds too Foo-Foo for guys....:) but mine are anything but ,,, they are heart healthy, and hearty too.
The one pictured has organic cheddar, spin...

Continue reading ...
 

Simple Tips for Easy Cleanup!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, November 2, 2013, In : Cleaning tips for kitchens 
Divadish  Kitchens & Catering Loves cooking, but she also Loves to clean, I know I'm Weird...:) but it calms me what can I say, blame it on my Mother!

My Ma as we call her had two favorite sayings, "keep your kitchen and your bathroom always Clean"

Now we won't talk about the second one but I am sure you know why?!
We do spend a lot of time in both areas and for good reason. 

Here are some simple tips to keep your kitchens clean that I found in my local paper Lillie News, wonderful and quick tips...

Continue reading ...
 

Asian Chicken Salad!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, October 26, 2013, In : Asian Pasta's 


Asian Pasta Salad...?

Divadish likes different things and likes to share those different recipes with her clients too. We get tired of cooking the same things too, so we step outside those boxes of cooking like a artist does her first watercolor or a architect does his first cabin home, we Love the challenge and the mystique of what if?

When this happens we learn something about taste and textures and it results in a new recipe we then can share with our clients and  it enhances our own experie...

Continue reading ...
 

Real Italian Lasagna!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Monday, October 7, 2013, In : Lasagna for any occasion 



Lasagna

Divadish's Lasagna is all real, meaning real cheeses, real meats, Ricotta, (not Cottage Cheese) A rich Red Sauce made with a little Vino mixed in to make it even more delicious, and layer after layer of noodles filling each with all of this delicious, yummy , ingredients. It makes my mouth water just thinking about it... What would you do to get yourself a pan of Heaven? Make a deal with the Devil? call your friends Italian Mamma ? try to make it yourself? how about picking up the phon...

Continue reading ...
 

What is Your Saving Grace?

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, September 21, 2013, In : Saving Grace? 



Beef Stew

Like the kid says at the end of the TV show what does that mean? Well let me tell you what it means for me.

When things are hectic, chaotic, stressful.... or anything else( ectic ) I can usually be found doing one of (3) things. Cleaning, reading, cooking. Not necessarily in that order either.

I had one of those weeks this week,,, with extra Gaga duties, a big catering event to prep for, and a sick cat, then toss in my Mother for extra measure, I guess you could say I hit the Mother lo...

Continue reading ...
 

Braised Lamb Chops

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, May 11, 2013, In : Dinner Choices 


Authentic Greek Lamb Dinner


Yes Being Greek & Italian does have it's advantages!

The above dinner picture proves my  point exactly.

The lamp chops are Australian Free Range Lamb and prepared with a lime & olive oil and rosemary marinade.

I served this dinner with a Apple /Cinnamon Marmalade for dipping lamb bites into and a Idaho baked potato.

Life does not need to consist of what's for Frozen Dinner tonight dinner! It can be this meal or others if you order from The Kitchens of Divadish Kitchens ...

Continue reading ...
 

Oh Dessert!?

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Friday, December 28, 2012, In : Fruit Pies 

Blueberry pie Oh My!!!!


My Mother has always been a Big Fan of Desserts, so much so even today @ 87+ years young she orders (2) at her dinner meal when placing her meal with her nurses aide. Now I am not condoning (2) desserts as a Eat Healthy Lifestyle, No way, but she is 87+ and she is still of sound mind, and spirit, she Loves sweets and has made me love them too. Because of that shared affliction I came up with ways to literally have my cake and eat it too! 



The pictured Blueberry Pie is on...
Continue reading ...
 

Seared Greek Chicken Breasts!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Wednesday, September 19, 2012, In : Personal Chef Services 

 

 
                                                                      Greek Chicken
 
Divadish Personal Chef Services:

I absolutely LOVE Eating Good food. Cooking  Healthy Good food is for your  Whole Body, and it is easy to do, at least for me it is.

Here is what you need to do to start enjoying your meals more often and spend less time in your kitchen.

Lists of Ingredients Needed:

  •   Olive oil ( Extra Virgin)
  • (1) Fresh Lime
  • Oregano
  • Thyme
  • Garlic (powdered or minced)
  • Sweet Basil (dried)
  • Kosher Sea Salt
  • (...

Continue reading ...
 

St.Patty's Cabbage Stew!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, March 11, 2012, In : St Patty's Day Soup 

Cabbage & Ham Soup
Recipe by Chef Gianna
Divadish Kitchens & Cater

Super -Delicious Cabbage & Ham Soup


             Rated 5 STARS

Prep Time: 40 minutes

Cook Time: 3-4 hours App.
Servings (8) quarts

If you Love Cabbage & Ham you will Love this soup. Which I really like to call Stewp...It is a customers word for stew & soup together. Meaning when it can really be either!
This soup /stew is hearty, very flavorful,and warms the insides on a cold and damp Spring Day.
The bowl fills with the aroma's of Cabba...
Continue reading ...
 

Apple Cake!!!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Monday, March 5, 2012, In : Healthy Apple Cake 


                                                                 "APPLE CAKE"
Recipe by Chef Gianna
Created in Divadish Kitchens


Ingredients:
1 medium sized Honey Crisp Apple ( diced )
1/2 tsp. of ginger
1/4 cup of Greeks Honey God's Yogurt
(1) basic White Cake Recipe ( I prefer using one with a Angel Food consistency)

Directions:
Put diced apple and 1/4 tsp. ginger into glass measuring cup
Add enough water to cover apples and microwave them for app. 1 min. on 50% power till they are soft.
Drain and add...
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Alfredo Pasta Dish

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Thursday, November 10, 2011, In : Pasta Dishes 

This Alfredo Sauce Pasta Dish is (6) layers of creamy deliciousness.

I use half& half for my cream, sweet cream butter, Parmesan cheeses,garlic,sea salt, a touch of sweet basil.
Add to that loads of (3) cheeses blend, and you have a Masterpiece even Divinci would want to Paint, then of course Eat soon after!

This is a special order only meal, and this particular culinary Divine was ordered by my C0-Workers.

I so Love to show off my Foodie Expertise,,, and what better way then to share with...
Continue reading ...
 

MEAL DEALS

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Friday, October 28, 2011, In : Meal Deals 





                                                                    


MEAL DEALS @ DIVADISH KITCHENS... MEAL DEALS @ DIVADISH KITCHENS....
                                Retail Price $125... Now... $62.50....
  • Roasted Whole Organic Hormone Free Chicken 
Slow cooked with Greek Seasonings, dark green Olive oil & a Lemon marinade.
This complete meal is accompanied with delicious Lemon Wedge potatoes as pictured above.

  • Beefy -Gravy Meatloaf  93% Black Angus Chuck Free Range Beef
Slow cooked with Ital...

Continue reading ...
 

Caramel Apple Cake

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Tuesday, October 25, 2011, In : Apple Cakes 
Fall is the best time to enjoy Apples. The temperatures are just cool enough and still not cold.
Apple orchards are full with all of our favorite kinds of apples.
Leaving us no excuses but to create new recipes for all those delicious apples.

Here is one of mine. Apple Caramel Bundt Cake

This tastes like a Carmel Apple except inside a cake.
Moist, swirled with caramel, and small bits of apple in each bite.
It is truly the best combination to asked for in a cake and you can eat it with a fork!
...
Continue reading ...
 

Whole Wheat Bread

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Wednesday, October 5, 2011, In : Breads 

Yes... Divadish Kitchens makes it's own Artisan breads.


The one pictured above is my own recipe of Honey Whole Wheat. 
Using Organic whole grain flour,course  Kosher Sea Salt, and Sunflower Honey.

Then slow baking it with care and you have a crusty, soft, chewy bread.
Just the way you want it to be, add some sweet cream butter, jam, or just  plain, the problem will be waiting till it cools a bit.

Baked in small batches and all done by Hand,,, each batch makes (6) round loaves.
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Google Offers & Divadish Kitchens!!!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Friday, September 30, 2011, In : Google Offers! 
Divadish was a selected Merchant to participate in the Minneapolis & St.Paul area Google Offers.com
campaign! This is a very Big Honor, and I am very excited to be included. 

The launch date is still a educated guess for October 2011, and with their new Customer Preference Match Up for Merchants there will be a Line outside all those Computers pads,Iphones, Android's Etc, it will be a Feeding Frenzy,,, No Pun intended! to get to all these Wonderful 50% off Offers!

I will have a select...
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The Best Oatmeal Raisin Cookies Really!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Wednesday, August 17, 2011, In : Cookies, Cookies, Cookies! 
Soft, chewy ,chuck full of raisins, these oatmeal cookies have a secret ingredient that makes them very addictive.
When I was putting together the recipe and lining up my ingredients,I decided to add a little extra of a couple of things.
It keeps things interesting and recipes can always be tweaked so why not tweak them.
These cookies have nutmeg, cinnamon, and raisin juice, added to them, which puts these cookies on my must have list for Fall. 
Cookies, Cookies, Cookies, we must have our Coo...
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TAKE-U-Bake- Meals @ DIVADISH

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, August 7, 2011, In : Take-U-Bake- Meals 
This is one of Divadish's regular menu items.
The whole roasting chicken is hormone -free, free range, and delicious because of it.
The pictured meal feeds (8) good size servings of 5-6oz each,+a side of the lemon wedge potatoes.

I can prepare this meal in your kitchens or you may do a Take U-Bake in your kitchen.
Additional sides that compliment this meal:
  • Greek Salad
  • Pickled Cauliflower
  • Garlic & Dill Butter Broccoli
  • Almond & Garlic butter Green beans
  • Artisan Breads & Spreads
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Chef @ your Home!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, May 22, 2011, In : Hire a Chef tonight! 
The above picture is Greek Cod.
This fish is seared in dark green olive oil & sweet cream organic butter, add in Fresh grown Rosemary and a touch of Greek Oregano.
Then a bit of Lime juice and heat up frying pan to med-high and grill it to the fish begins to flake apart, telling you the fish is ready to eat.
This meal can be fixed with many different seasonings that make it taste a little different with each seasoning that is brought into the dish.
Adding the fruit bowl with organic Pink ...
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Apple Pie Reborn!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Saturday, April 16, 2011, In : Creating a Masterpiece! 

Apple Pie

Apple & Cranberry Crumb Pie
Apple Pie is our all American Pie choice when we think of a slice of deliciousness.
This new recipe I created @ Divadish is just as delicious, but with a new twist.
Adding Cranberries, to the semi sweet apple mixture is like dressing up a old favorite and it also adds a little tartness to it. It really is a very good combination, and makes you think yummmmm!
The next little thing I did was make it a Butter crumb crust on its bottom and not a...

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Mini -Angels!

Posted by Gianna Elizabeth Ianos on Sunday, April 10, 2011, In : Angels have arrived @ Divadish 
Divadish Kitchens & Catering
Delivers her promise each and every-time a menu item leaves her kitchens and goes to yours.
Divadish wants your first experience with her company to be positively Heavenly and Delicious!
Miss Divadish herself Chef Gianna promises each and everyone of her clients her pledge of quality assurance, or she will gladly exchange for another item of equal value.

Her above picture is her newest creation of a Lemon Cream Angel Food Mini Cake.
Lightly balanced lemon flavor in...

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Arby's, Taco Bell's,Mcdonald's, Hamburger Helper!

Posted by Gianna E. Ianos on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, In : No Fast-Food Tonight! 
What's for Dinner? the most common question today! Unfortunately the reply can be the same Old Boring thing!
The Old McDonald had a Farm bag, or Ring my Taco,Hello Arby I'll take (2), or my favorite, I can Hamburger Helper it!

The Big problem with this scenario is the FAT!!! Bad Trans-Fats, empty calories,and High-Fructose Sugars.
Once in awhile you can cheat, but a constant diet of any of these is a killer,, and know what it is working.

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