Seven Hearty Meals for the Dad Who Does Everything

Posted June 13, 2016

In my eyes, my dad can do anything. He is the mechanic, the cook, the driver, and—my favorite—the storyteller. When I was little, I loved those long family car rides where my mom and sisters would nod off to sleep, and I would stay…

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Eggplant Rollatini with a Lighter Twist

Posted April 12, 2016

Eggplant Rollatini is one of my favorite dishes. I’m a sucker for all things Italian, but this one really hits the mark. It has my top three ingredients: eggplant, ricotta, and marinara sauce. However, it’s typically labor-intensive and not such…

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Preserved Eggplant

Posted October 1, 2012

Amy and I both prioritize our gardens and use those gardens to feed our families, though her garden is far more diverse and tidy than mine. (For example, my tomatillo plants are on the ground, flat and smashed.) Still, we…

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Growing Garlic and a Baba Ghanoush Recipe

Posted October 10, 2011

Just when the rest of my garden is looking fallen and dilapidated, it’s time to plant garlic for next year. Jill and I chatted about her garden last week and she offered to share an easy appetizer recipe that uses…

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