Tag Archives: garlic

Stuffed Indian Eggplant with Sesame-Sunflower Masala

Stuffed Indian Eggplant with Sesame-Sunflower Masala

I’ve never really been an  eggplant fan. I think they’re beautiful and I know they’re good for you, but too many times when I’ve tried make good use of them, I’ve ended up with mushy, seed-laden, bitter messes. I gave up on eggplant a long time ago – or so I thought. Apparently I’d forgotten that[click for recipe and more]

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

I think mashed potatoes will always be one of my favorite foods, no matter the time of year. Sure, they always bring thoughts of Thanksgiving, families hunkered down around the table against the bitter chill outside the dining room windows, but let’s be honest. Mashed potatoes are amazing even in dead summer. For some reason,[click for recipe and more]

Rustic Hand-chopped Pesto

Rustic Hand-chopped Pesto

Okay, I normally don’t use words like “rustic” to describe recipes. In my kitchen, it’s a running joke that if something turns out edible but supremely unattractive, it gets classified as “rustic.” The banana bread that overrose its pan and spilled over the sides? Rustic. Mushroom gravy that tasted divine but looked like something you’d[click for recipe and more]