Tag Archives: garlic

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

Warm French Lentils

I have these old old friends from way back when. David and Beth. They are wonderful, warm, lovely people. I was in their wedding. It’s true. My first foray into wedding life. Since I started

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

I was shopping at Whole Foods last week and there were beautiful golden colored organic cauliflower. Irresistible. I bought a couple. I bought more than I should have bought but they

Winter Pot Roast

My brother Eric is my go-to guy for meat recipes. He’s amazing and always has an answer and a perfect recipe. He also gave me the Pork and Beans, Garlic and Greens, recipe

For A Prosperous Year Filled With Luck!

My last Post was about the Southern States’ New Years Day tradition of Hoppin John, Greens, and Corn bread. The black-eyed peas in the Hoppin’ John represent the coins. The green color

More More More Tomatoes…This Time Soup

I’ve been exploring recipes for tomato soup. It’s become a mini-obsession. I haven’t been making tons of recipes or anything – just reading them – and there are so many. And there are

A Little Ditty And Nothing More. . .

Well . . . the word ‘chickpea’ comes from the Latin word “cicer. “ Why? Who knows. The word “Garbanzo” comes from old Spanish “garroba” or “algarroba.” Why? Who knows. And get this

My Brother’s Beans aka The Best ‘Pork And Beans’ Ever

It’s no secret that I’m a bean freak (I soak ‘em) so when my brother and I were talking on the phone a couple of weeks ago and he told me about a ‘pork and beans’ recipe that he was