the delicious dish blog - burger spread

the delicious dish

Bowl of Simply Salsa

5 Ways to Up Your Salsa Game

Posted by on September 13, 2022

What is the most popular condiment in the U.S.? Based on the title of this post, you’ve probably already figured out it’s salsa – the tomato-and-chilies-based sauce that dates all the way back to the Aztec, Inca and Mayan empires. According to, 218 million American bought salsa last year. But why go to the read more »

How to Make Your Own Bagel Board

How to Make Your Own Bagel Board

Posted by on May 19, 2022

Bagels are such beautiful things. So delightfully tender and chewy on the inside. So perfectly crackly on the outside. While I haven’t had the pleasure of visiting New York yet, someday I vow to eat my way through that city – savoring every slice of pizza, fresh bagel and authentic black-and-white cookie along the way. read more »

Beer Bread for Breakfast? Sweet!

Beer Bread for Breakfast? Sweet!

Posted by on May 17, 2022

Fresh. Golden. Buttery. Bountiful Beer Bread Mix® has been a beloved best-seller for decades, and it’s one of my family’s all-time favorites. Just add beer and butter. Bake. BOOM. That’s it! Your house will smell divine, and there’s fresh-baked bread on your table in less than an hour. It’s amazing with chili, soups, pastas, you read more »

Let’s Roll!

Let’s Roll!

Posted by on April 14, 2022

FACT: Things that are rolled, swirled, twisted or spun are FUN! So today, I’m going to share FIVE bold, rolled (and often extolled!) recipes that bring pinwheel panache to the party. First up–Minnesota Sushi! This adorable appetizer is the stuff of our Scanda-hoovian roots up here in the northland. Ham, cream cheese and pickles are read more »

Dreamy Orange Desserts

Dreamy Orange Desserts

Posted by on February 21, 2022

Have you seen Tastefully Simple’s new seasonal products yet? They are all so tasty! Cooking and baking with these new flavors is always exciting for me I also love looking through the recipes you can create with these products. For instance, delicious Malt Mix can make malts and also be used in making pancakes – read more »

5 Non-Soup Ways to Enjoy Perfectly Potato Cheddar Soup Mix

5 Non-Soup Ways to Enjoy Perfectly Potato Cheddar Soup Mix

Posted by on October 18, 2021

For previous generations, making homemade soup was often an all-day affair, with chicken boiled to make stock, veggies laboriously washed and chopped, noodles mixed up, rolled out, cut and set aside to dry before the whole kit ‘n kaboodle was dumped into a big pot to simmer for hours. And at the end of the read more »

Pumpkin Waffles with Maple Glaze

Pumpkin Waffles with Maple Glaze

Posted by on September 3, 2021

Pumpkin Bread & Maple Glaze Mix is back at Tastefully Simple. Yay! This sweet bread is one of my all-time favorites. It tastes like fall and rivals anything you would get in your neighborhood coffee shop. “I thought this blog was about waffles,” you might be saying. Well, you are right! I used the Pumpkin read more »

Breakfast Board

How to Make the Best Breakfast Board

Posted by on July 22, 2021

Love charcuterie boards? Creating beautiful platters at home has become such a big trend over the past year – and it goes way beyond traditional cured meats and cheeses. Hot cocoa boards. Bagel boards. And, of course, breakfast and brunch boards! While they aren’t exactly true “charcuterie,” they are really delicious and really fun. The best part? read more »

A Pair of Waffley Good Recipes

Posted by on March 25, 2021

I’ve been a grown-up for quite awhile now, and have gradually accumulated most of the tools and toys that adults tend to have cluttering up their kitchen cabinets. One striking omission from mine was a waffle iron. So when I got a hankering for a waffle recently, I decided to strike while the iron was read more »

DIY Easter Basket

Posted by on March 16, 2021

Spring is only a few days away, and it has me ready for Easter, DIYing and outdoor activities! Since I’ve rarely been going out this past year, I’ve been more aware of buying activities for the kids that they can do at home instead of just the usual toys or trinkets. So this spring, the read more »