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Ratatouille

Ratatouille From The Garden

We have achieved vegetables! Not a whole lot, but the zucchini and eggplant are looking good. Well… the eggplant is. The zucchini has some issues – I had to get rid of half of the plant – but it’s still producing as only a squash plant ...

Fig Bruschetta

Salads and Fig Bruschetta

Ya remember those over-priced figs I bought on Friday? They became Fig Bruschetta on Saturday! And they were really good! And really easy to put together. First, I sliced my crusty bread, lightly brushed it with olive oil, and then toasted it in the oven under...

Summer Salads

It’s summertime. It’s noon and 95°F – that’s 35°C for the civilized world....

Artichokes

I brought home a couple of really nice artichokes, today. I am a big fan of artichokes. They were a ...

Ricotta with Date and Pecan Pesto

Here we go with another fantastic recipe from our new cookbook Shaya! It’s one of those recipe...

Eggplant Lasagne

He’s done it, again. An Eggplant Lasagne that is just out of this world! I don’t even kn...

Alsatian Potatoes

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by the recipe folder I have had on my computer for years. L...

Gnocchi with Eggs and Green Onions

Most evenings from 7pm to 9pm you’ll find us at home, in front of the TV. First, it’s Je...

Baba Ghanoush

Yesterday’s it’s just allergies acting up turned into today’s shit, I have a cold....

Fig and Onion Jam

We have friends from South Carolina stopping by, today. That means we have to cook. We’re doin...

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...