Quinoa Salad with Roasted Pumpkin for Fall
Brunch / Dinner / Lunch / Salad / Side Dish

Quinoa Salad with Roasted Pumpkin for Fall

We went to Green Spark Farm in Cape Elizabeth on the hunt for organic pumpkins to continue our gastronomic celebration of fall in general and October in particular. They had beautiful examples of a variety of squashes.  One of the tastiest is their Golden Acorns: sweet, smooth flesh, perfect for roasting. Even though pumpkin is … Continue reading

Aubergine and Tomato Spread: Zaalouk!
Brunch / Hors d'oeuvre / Lunch

Aubergine and Tomato Spread: Zaalouk!

Sarah and Howard visited us last August.  Since then communication with “Uncle Howard”, who currently writes from Backnang, Germany, has been strictly via email. “Dips have been my thing lately. I made some absolutely fabulous zaalouk (moroccan aubergine [eggplant] & tomato dip) last week….” I continue to appreciate How’s adventurous gastronomic spirit, superseded only by … Continue reading