Mediterranean Eggplant Soup

Eggplant soup…it’s not the prettiest but it sure tastes good! I had never eaten an eggplant soup before, but I was given a roasted eggplant in my cooking class and told to soupify it. So I did, and it was surprisingly delicious! Finished with basil, lemon, and Greek yogurt, this soup would be even tastier served with a sprinkling of toasted pine nuts. To make this soup, begin by roasting the eggplant. Heat your oven to 400º F, poke 2 … Continue reading

Bubbly Eggplant and Tomato Pizza

I’m sure you’ve started to suspect by now just how much I love making pizza. It’s such a great go-to meal because it is easy to keep pizza dough around, you can put any combination of toppings on it, and it cooks up really quickly for hunger emergencies. I had an eggplant and a tomato left from my vegetable delivery that were aging quickly, David and I were hungry, and I’d just defrosted some dough, so pizza was the only … Continue reading

Produce Pantry

My kitchen is overflowing with wonderful fall produce. As sad as I am about the coming cooler weather, it has been such a treat to see new foodthings to buy, cook, and enjoy. Trader Joe’s has had some whimsical displays of these fairy tale pumpkins, and I wanted one every time I walked past. I think it would look great on my kitchen table. And when I came home the other night, David had one waiting for me! It is … Continue reading