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 – lentil salad (and a hummus make-up)

Seems that I was on the same cadence as a few others. Making (or posting anyway) both of these recipes this week.  I have often written about how much I learned to love lentils on this blog. Apparently my dog does too because the last time I made them, I made a larger batch and… Continue reading CtBF – lentil salad (and a hummus make-up)

CCC – September – a month of make-ups and re-visits!

This month for the Cottage Cooking Club, we had another “make-up” or even “revisit” month. I ended up doing a little of both. To start, I was so inspired by my fellow club members who raved about last month’s Summer garden lentils niçoise, that I decided I just had to make it. Well, I did. And it… Continue reading CCC – September – a month of make-ups and re-visits!

ffwd – hummus

The good news is that I needed to have another appetizer for a party I planned for a weeknight. So, the fact that this amounted to buy, open, whirl, serve – was probably a good thing. With about four ingredients (canned chickpeas, garlic, lemon and tahini), it was pretty easy to put together. I had… Continue reading ffwd – hummus