CtBF – Baba Ganoush

I have to admit, this is such a fun name to say. Seriously! Like the Babalu Club with Ricky Ricardo and Luceeeee! While this recipe is for a dish that hails from a land far away from Cuba, Miami and LA, it is the kind of vegetable-ish dish you could find on the table in … Continue reading CtBF – Baba Ganoush

CtBF – eggplant caviar

When I was planning on making this, I hoped that my favorite farm stand would have eggplant. At first glance, no. But when it was mentioned, the guy immediately went out and picked a bucketful. Doesn't get fresher than that!!When I read the recipe, I immediately thought use the grill! So I charred them, then … Continue reading CtBF – eggplant caviar

CCC – Cottage Cooking Club, July Edition

This month in the Cottage Cooking Club, we had another wonderful selection of recipes to make and enjoy, all out of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's lovely cookbook - River Cottage VEG. I committed to three, but then, well, I still had other meals to cook, so I ended up making a few more... I wanted to be … Continue reading CCC – Cottage Cooking Club, July Edition

ffwd – eggplant “tartine” with tomatoes, olives and cucumbers

I had picked up a couple of eggplant at the local farmstand, so I was looking forward to this recipe. As usual, I didn't actually read it beforehand, so assumed that I needed some bread for the "tartine". I think I'd even read through this one before. Oh well. The bread was nice anyway! 🙂 … Continue reading ffwd – eggplant “tartine” with tomatoes, olives and cucumbers