Category Archives: We Recommend

Easter Dessert – Cake or Pie?

Will you be serving cake or pie for Easter Dessert? Either way we’ve got you covered. Our Caramel Coconut Pie with Pecans is a sweet cold treat and a customer favorite that is served right out of the freezer (how easy is that?). New this month are our Pear Cornmeal Cakes – six individual cakes […]

The Dish on Chia Seeds – Give ‘em a try!

Our resident foodie, Elizabeth Blake, forwarded me this article (http://www.foodandwine.com/blogs/2014/1/6/9-ways-to-use-chia-seeds?xid=DISH010914WaysToUseChia) because she knew that I am a chia fan.  The team is always making fun of me for it, because chia seeds are a bit off the wall.  In fact, my kids openly mock me with “Daddy eats chia pets!” before dissolving into laughter and running […]

2013 in Review: The Top 10 New Meal Countdown

It’s that time of year when we look back and reflect.  We remember the top movies and songs and events of the year.  Join us here as we count down the top 10 new meals of 2013 –   10.  Farm Stand Frittatas September 2013     9.  Zesty Grilled Chicken June 2013     […]

The 7 AM Solution

We all know about the little window of time that we crawl through each evening. It begins at a precise moment shortly after the kids are done with sports or activities, stepping off of the late school bus, or when we finish sending the last email at work to face traffic and make it home. […]

Flank Steak Now Available for Pre-order!

Summer is coming…and at Let’s Dish! that means many of our favorite meals will be on the menu: ~Jerk Chicken with Pineapple Salsa ~Chili-Lime Grilled Chicken with Black Bean Salsa ~Montreal Chicken with Homemade Potato Chips ~Napa Valley Burgers ~Pork Tenderloin with Chili-Apricot Glaze …the list goes on. We can’t wait! As you may have […]

Sending Brotherly Love

You may have noticed that we’ve taken a little hiatus from our blog, but I think this letter is a great way to kick it off again! Enjoy this heartwarming story from a group of truly awesome guys: Dear Let’s Dish!: I am writing to say thank you! I am a UVA alumnus, class of […]

Thanks for the love!

There’s nothing like feeling loved – especially on Valentine’s Day!  I spent some time yesterday looking at reviews from our customers on yelp.com, and, on behalf of the team here at Let’s Dish!, I just want to say, thanks for the love!  Your reviews were the perfect gift (much better then chocolate or flowers – […]

Another Rave Review for Let’s Dish!

We love making our customers happy.  And we love it even more when they share that love with the blogosphere! That’s why we were delighted to read the latest installment of Dining in DC, a top-notch blog written Examiner.com’s restaurant critic Lisa Shapiro.  She calls our hosts “gracious”, the process “so easy” and  our portion […]

FREE Scones for Mother’s Day Brunch!

You know we do dinner, but did you know we also have fantastic brunch options?  Our Ready Made Case is filled with delicious AM items like our Spinach and Feta Egg Bake or Crème Brulee French Toast!  They’re simple to cook and sure to please Mom on her special day.   Now through Saturday, purchase […]

Q: What’s To Eat, Baltimore? A: Let’s Dish!

We were delighted to see that What’s to Eat, Baltimore, a super-popular blog on topics close to our heart, features a review of Let’s Dish! in today’s post. W.T.E.B. demonstrates superb taste with their astute review of our Garlic Herb Salmon: “It was heavenly, the flavored butter just marinated itself all over the salmon, and […]

Finding the Best Way to Cook All Those Vegetables

As summer approaches, you find more and more fantastic produce in the grocery store, including vegetables that will pair perfectly with meals on the Let’s Dish! menu. But, what’s the best way to prepare vegetables to get the best flavor and retain all the important vitamins and nutrients? We recommend this New York Times Health […]

DishDelivery to the summer vacation rescue!

Let’s Dish! was featured on Beltway Gourmet this morning as WBAL’s Doug Roberts talked with us about preparing meals for vacation. Roberts asks the question: “While the rest of your gang is having lots of summer vacation fun, how much time are you going to spend planning and shopping and preparing all those meals?” Our […]

We Recommend: Cutting Down on Catalogs

For a fresh idea on spring cleaning, here’s a great article from the The Wall Street Journal on how to cut down on the catalogs you receive in the mail. It’s not only going to save you time and clutter, but your sanity as well – who needs all that sorting! Plus, you can “do […]

Tip of the Day: How To Keep Food Fresh

Consumer Reports is a valuable resource for so many savvy shoppers out there. But did you know they give advice on more than cars and electronics?! Follow the link to read their “Tip of the Day” on how to keep food fresh, posted on the Consumer Reports Home and Garden blog. And, don’t forget, to […]

We Recommend: Fruits and Veggies

Here’s a different take on “Fresh Ideas” – a great article on that issue of which type of fruits and veggies you should choose. We’ve discussed this before on Food for Thought but it never hurts to get a fresh reminder (sorry – couldn’t help the pun)! Fruits and Veggies: Fresh, Canned, or Frozen? By […]

Family Book Club: A Literary & Culinary Adventure

Ever thought of creating a Family Book Club? It’s a great activity for the whole family – and you would be amazed at how you can bring food into it! As I embarked on this culinary adventure with Let’s Dish!, I had no idea where it would take me. I have spent many hours thinking […]

Do you know the warning signs of a heart attack?

If you don’t – or aren’t sure – you are not alone.  Just 1 in 4 Americans know the early physical warnings of a heart attack – and what to do next, according to a new goverment report.  For your own benefit and to change this “alarmingly low” statistic as described by the CDC, let’s all take a […]

We Recommend: RealAge

I heard about RealAge from Newt Gingrich. Seriously, I did! Back in 2006, we won a US Chamber of Commerce Award for our Let’s Dish! stores in the mid-Atlantic and were named one of the top small businesses in the country. (We won again in 2007- how’s that for patting ourselves on the back!). Anyway, in 2006, Newt […]

We Recommend: Let’s Dish! on FOX 45 Morning News

Lisa and I dropped by the FOX 45 Morning News (WBFF-TV, Baltimore MD) on Monday, February 11th, to continue our mission during American Heart Month. During the Morning Recipes segment, we gave a demonstration of a heart healthy dish on the Let’s Dish! menu in February, Roasted Pork Tenderloins with Red Currant Sauce. We added […]

We Recommend: Hands-On Health Exhibits for Kids

Looking for something to do this weekend? We recommend you head to to the Maryland Science Center for some hands-on fun with your kids as they absorb important information about their body and how to keep it healthy! Several fantastic new exhibits on the human body have just opened for a limited time in the […]

We Recommend: Let’s Dish! on WBAL Sunday Brunch

Lisa and I put on our Let’s Dish! aprons this past weekend to prepare a heart healthy dish from February’s menu for the Sunday Brunch segment on WBAL-TV (Baltimore, MD).  During our three minutes, we tried to share as many tips as we could on how to identify heart healthy ingredients and integrate these nutritious foods into your diet. Here’s the video […]

We Recommend: Jane E. Brody on Nutrition

One more expert to recommend today: This week,  Jane Brody – the New York Times award-winning Personal Health columnist – is taking questions online about diet and nutrition. Brody, reporter for The Times and author of several books on medicine and science, is a great resource to answer any questions you may have about healthy eating.  […]

We Recommend: How Parenting Style Affects Weight in Children

Every parent thinks about it (or tries not to):  Will what I say and do as a parent help my children become healthy and happy adults?   We caught this Today Show ”Parenting & Family” segment (January 16, 2008) on how parenting style may affect weight in children and think it is worth sharing:  Parents: Are you making your kids […]

We Recommend: Testing Calorie Claims of “Light” Menus

Since one of the top resolutions is to be healthy, we want to introduce another Food for Thought blog category – “We Recommend” – with an article that is on topic and quite insightful. Our “We Recommend” category will appear whenever we read, view, hear or taste(!) something we think is worth sharing with all […]