Tomato + cucumber salad with eggplant crisps Serves 4-6 For eggplant crisps: 1 medium eggplant, peeled and cut in 1/4” slices 1/4 cup olive oil For salad: 1/2 tomato, seeded and diced 1/2 cucumber, peeled, seeded and finely diced 2 tbs olive oil 1/4 cup chopped cilantro 1 tsp Berbere […]
Cucumber + green pepper pico de gallo Ingredients: 1 cucumber 1 green pepper, finely diced 1/2 red onion, finely diced 1/2 Jalapeño, minced 2 tsp minced dill 1/4 cup crumbled feta 1/4 tsp ground coriander Red wine vinegar Olive oil – the good stuff! Makes about 2 cups Directions: Peel […]
Discover a new ingredient: soba noodles are delicious with Thai peanut sauce and crispy cucumbers.
Raw kale is a current darling of the food scene, and kale salads have appeared on hip restaurant menus across the country. Why? Well, it’s good for you. It’s also fairly inexpensive and counter-intuitive. Hey, who doesn’t love a counter-intuitive vegetable? Here’s the problem. It’s still kale. No matter how […]
Katrina and I made this soup together in the summer of 1994 in Waterville, ME. She had rented an apartment downtown off the Concourse and I drove up from my summer job, waiting tables, in Boothbay Harbor. In the thick, wet August heat we sat in the kitchen, fan humming, […]
My husband, Jason, will tell you that I can’t remember what I was just talking about, but I can tell you exactly what I had for dinner on the third Tuesday of June in 1996. I’m not quite that good, but I do have a memory for meals. Many of […]
Ah, the nostalgic cucumber. They always remind me of my childhood. Crunching through them, wet and sun-warmed right from the garden. Cold and crisp with dill and sour cream in my Mom’s salad. Moosewood’s cold cucumber soup. Mom’s gazpacho, Mom’s salad tossed with rice wine, salt, pepper and sugar, my […]