It seems like everyone is always searching for new, original ideas for tasty vegetable side dishes. Sometimes I find that the best dishes are invented just by throwing together whatever it is I have in my fridge. That's just what happened with this recipe: I had a head of cauliflower, some cherry tomatoes, and a little fresh dill that just needed a squeeze of lemon juice and, of course, olive oil.
This brighter version of the Middle Eastern spread is made with edamame instead of chickpeas. A generous amount of lemon juice, plus cumin and coriander, give it zesty flavor, and the dip is a light alternative to mayo on a sandwich, great with sliced cucumber or delicious with veggies on a whole wheat pita.
If you're stuck with not-quite-ripe peaches, this is a fast (and delicious) way to turn them into dessert you can eat within minutes. Sauteeing the fruit with lemon juice and sugar helps tenderize and sweeten it. The peaches are terrific on their own or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and a few plain graham crackers.