Caponata: A Delicious Appetizer You Can Make in Advance

I got more eggplant in my CSA box a few weeks ago, and my daughter was getting burnt out on Eggplant Parm (which would never, ever happen to either my husband or to me), so I went looking for a good way to use this eggplant. I wanted an appetizer I could make in advance. […]


Bacon-Roasted Buttercup Squash with Rosemary Honey

My CSA provided me with a winter squash that I’d never cooked with before, and quite honestly, didn’t know the name of. After less than a minute of googling winter squash pictures, there it was: the Buttercup Squash. It looked a lot like a green acorn squash, with yellowish freckles. Shortish,  somewhat squatty, and, let’s […]


Green Beans and Potatoes

Made on the stove top, and Southern to their tips, this recipe for Green Beans and New Potatoes is just like Grandma used to make! (More or less.) In the South, eating a big plate of these is also known as sitting down to a “mess of green beans and taters”. We try to incorporate […]