Category Archives: Appetizers

Eggplant Caponata

Eggplant is one of my favorite foods so I’m always on the prowl for interesting recipes. Nightshade. It’s a ‘nightshade’ food – Solanaceae – considered deadly for people with aching

Cooking With Kids – Grissini

I always love to cook with kids. My kid. My step-kids. Their friends. My nieces and nephews and their friends. My friend’s kids. Big kids, little kids. It doesn’t matter. Everyone can help

Why In The World Would I Ever Make A Cracker?

About two years ago I got a call from my good friend Disa in Denmark (wintercoat.dk.com). Disa and I exchange recipes – well mostly she sends me hers as she’s a very inventive and

And Then There Were The Rellenos

So, like I said, we were in Oregon, at Susy’s and Barry’s place on the Rogue River and they have this fabulous garden and I mean that – it’s truly fabulous and abundant and absolutely full of

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes!

In anticipation of a bumper crop of tomatoes this season I’ve started searching for tomato recipes and experimenting. Wouldn’t want the harvest to get ahead of me (so far I have 2 small

It’s Springtime Eat Favas

I look forward all year to the harvest of those ephemeral fava beans and they are here right now. Fava beans are beautiful and delicious – big, plump, flavorful (although certainly a hassle