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Baba Ghanoush

Yesterday’s it’s just allergies acting up turned into today’s shit, I have a cold.  A doozy of a cold. I’ll spare you the details of a non-stop running nose with a moustache and beard. Yes, a doozy of a cold. I tried staying in bed bu...

Fig and Onion Jam

We have friends from South Carolina stopping by, today. That means we have to cook. We’re doing a simple pasta, rolls… For dessert, Victor made a killer Almond Cake that I’ll be writing about, later. But we needed something simple for an hors...

Oven-Dried Cherry Tomatoes in Olive Oil

There are days when I am just not the brightest color in the crayon box… We have a bit of an o...

Tomato Sauce

It seems like just yesterday that I was lamenting the lack of tomatoes. I am officially lamenting n...

Stuffed Tomatoes

The tomatoes are finally coming in – fast and furious! That means time to figure out yet anoth...

Eggplant and Pepper Lasagne

Last night we were discussing tonight’s dinner – Victor had said he wanted to make an eg...

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 wi...

Eggplant Lasagne

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

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 ...

Can’t Be Beet Salad

1 pkg Roasted Golden Beets 1 pkg Steamed Baby beets 1 pkg Steamed Lentils 1 btl mango Dressing Dic...

Mini Cheese Cakes

We were watching Jacques Pepin the other night and he made a mini-cheese cake / souffle that really ...

Bean and Wheat Berry Salad

It’s just a couple of days before the official start of summer, but the weather is already scr...

Corn Cakes

Cooking Light arrived the other day with a recipe for Corn Cakes with Bacon and Turmeric Yogurt. It ...