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Eggplant Danish

I’ve decided it’s time to challenge myself to new ways to cook eggplant. Eggplant Lasagne, Rolatini, Little Gram’s Appetizer… Stuffed Eggplant, Eggplant Caviar… They’ve been done. Many times. It’s time to start thinkin...

Melanzane or Aubergine or Eggplant or…

Regardless of what ya call it, we have it. I think I mentioned that we had a hard time keeping up with one plant last year – so this year we planted two of them. What were we thinking?!? I mean… it may be time to put myself up for a Darwin Award. W...

More From The Garden

Overcast and more rain on the way. Not very good weather for tomatoes. The tomato plants are actuall...

Tapenade

I think I have to stop watching cooking shows. I just made tapenade. Again. The other night we were ...

Eggplant Lasagne

I now have another recipe that I never have to make. Ya know how some folks just own a recipe? They ...

Shrimp, Veggies, and a Loaf of Bread

There’s more food coming into the house right now than is going out. Time for some creative co...

The Trip to Bountiful

Our trip to bountiful is walking outside. The garden is going crazy! It is so much fun walking outsi...

Sausage, Potatoes, and Jacques Pépin

I just got a new Jacques Pépin cook book yesterday – Essential Pépin: More Than 700 All-Ti...

Sunday Pasta

The first eggplant came off the vine, today! It was smallish – it could have grown  few more ...

Baking with Beer

It’s one of those perfect days for Mother Nature’s Outdoor Proofing Box. Definitely time...

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

I just love that Victor is retired. Little things like walking into the house after work and having ...

Corn with Cotija

Ever look at a picture or a magazine cover and decide you just have to make something? I do it all t...

Pork with Robiola

Several years ago we donated a few hundred cook books to the local library book drive. That left us ...

Steaks and Baked Beans

It’s pushing 90°F out there. That’s 32°C for the rest of the world. However you measur...