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August 04, 2013

Grilled Eggplant

Eggplant is a wonderful when grilled. With its meaty texture, it can be served as a main dish or in this case a great side. Since eggplant will absorb oil like a sponge, grilling is a great cooking method that requires little oil. The grill will impart a delicate smoky flavor and a slightly crisp surface.

I wanted a new recipe and found this in one of the Fine Cooking issues and got three recipes for one!

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April 18, 2013

Haricot Verts with Sesame Seeds and Oil

This is another version of a recipe I posted several years ago. It lacks the soy sauce, getting its flavor from toasted sesame oil. It doesn't take much of the oil to create a lot of flavor.

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April 12, 2013

Jicama and Lime Salad

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September 24, 2012

Stuffed Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is a winter squash that adds vibrant orange color and a sweet, nutty flavor to this dish. There many ways to prepare this squash but roasting enhances the wonderful flavors.

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