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. […]


Roasted Ratatouille Tart Inspires a Gran Passione

What Can I Do with All This Zucchini? This recipe for Roasted Ratatouille Tart gloriously combines all the riches of your summer garden/CSA. Which is another way of saying that this recipe will help you deal with the Curse of the Overly Zealous Zucchini – the affliction by which many of you are currently plagued. […]


Grilled Eggplant, Red Pepper and Fresh Mozzarella Ciabatta Sandwich

  This sandwich recipe is super simple in terms of preparation, and the payoff is HUGE: crusty bread, meaty grilled eggplant, sweet and pungent roasted red peppers, melty mozzarella, and the zingy bite of creamy garlic mayo. Yowzer! This one is definitely going into our summer rotation of meals, as a do-over recipe for a […]