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 I continue to appreciate How’s adventurous gastronomic spirit, superseded only by … Continue reading

The United States of Sandwiches: Maine Lobster Rolls
Dinner / Lunch / Meals / Salad

The United States of Sandwiches: Maine Lobster Rolls

A collection of sandwich ideas inspired by the 50 United States is brilliant! The author has almost competed an illustrated state by state list.  Don’t want to step on toes, but it since Maine is missing this seems like the perfect time to share our recipe for lobster rolls. The least expensive way to enjoy this traditional … Continue reading

Pasta Revolution
Dinner / Lunch / Pasta / Product Review / Side Dish / Uncategorized

Pasta Revolution

You know the revolution has been successful when an almost 81 year old grandmother who doesn’t want anything for her birthday (except maybe a massage, tickets to Paris, and certainly cake and singing) is getting a Paderno Vegetable Pasta Gizmo.  She’ll love it. Better, she’ll use it with pleasure.  Perhaps not as much pleasure as … Continue reading

Broccoli Quiche
Baked Good / Breakfast / Brunch / Dinner / Lunch / Side Dish / Uncategorized

Broccoli Quiche

Last night the woodchuck ravaged the broccoli: arghhh! In his defense we committed a major offensive on the entrance to his underground network last weekend, a reminder that humans rank as an invasive species: filling, paving, digging, diverting, building, and emitting with startling speed and efficacy.  The woodchuck is owed a little broccoli. Continue reading