Eggplant Caponata

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on November 7, 2018 0 Comments
Eggplant Caponata

Think you don’t like eggplant? This tangy relish will change your mind. Try it with pita chips, on pasta, over a frittata, or eaten with a spoon!   One of my favorite fall vegetables is the much-maligned eggplant. I didn’t grow up eating eggplant, and probably you didn’t either. I used to be a Healthy […]

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Greek Country Bread

Filed in Real Food by on November 17, 2017 0 Comments
Greek Country Bread

It’s Homemade Bread Day! Celebrate with wholesome and delicious Greek Country Bread. At least 90% of my bread making is sourdough. I prefer the flavor that sourdough imparts, and find most straight dough breads a bit insipid. But not Greek Country Bread. This heavy artisan bread is full of flavor, and will be ready by […]

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Moroccan Chick Pea Soup Recipe

Filed in Real Food by on January 28, 2016 2 Comments
Moroccan Chick Pea Soup Recipe

Chick peas + lentils + unusual spices = a belly-warming soup on a bone-chilling day. We wrap up National Soup Month with this unusual soup full of Middle Eastern and North African flavors. Serve it with flat breads for a hearty winter dinner. Save Print Moroccan Chick Pea Soup Recipe Chick peas + lentils + […]

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Eggplant with Capers and Olives Recipe

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on September 22, 2015 0 Comments
Eggplant with Capers and Olives Recipe

Enjoy the harvest with this easy, Mediterranean inspired, eggplant and pasta recipe. Long time readers know that I am a big advocate of the Mediterranean Diet and that I credit it with helping me to keep my genetically high cholesterol somewhat under control. Of course it helps that traditional Mediterranean fare is abundant with the […]

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How to Make Quince Paste

Filed in Canning and Preserving by on November 10, 2014 0 Comments
How to Make Quince Paste

Quince paste can easily be made at home, it just requires a strong stirring arm!   Several times over the past few months we have visited our local farmer for boxes of apricots, peaches, and apples. Each time we drove onto the farm, I kept my eye on a fairly small, unassuming tree perched on […]

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Zucchini Ricotta Chive Bread

Filed in Recipes From the Garden by on September 17, 2014 2 Comments
Zucchini Ricotta Chive Bread

Excess zucchini combined with leftover lasagna filling and chives from the garden turn into a tangy, moist yeast bread.   Do you still have too much zucchini? Yeah, me too. The other night I had grand plans to make grilled zucchini lasagna roll-ups. But first I went for a bike ride along the river. Then […]

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