Zaalouk (Eggplant-Tomato Dip)

We were having friends over for dinner, and after planning the menu, I remembered that one of the guests HATES eggplant. I had already bought everything I needed to make this, so I whipped up a batch of hummus to serve along with it, so she would have something […]

Spinach and Eggplant Salad with Miso Dressing

I could pontificate for hours about my love of vegetables, but I will spare you the agony. Just know that I love them… pretty much all of them, a lot. In college, though, pretty much the only vegetables I ever ate were bagged salads and baby carrots (usually along […]

Roasted Eggplant Pasta Salad

I have a rocky relationship with pasta salad. It usually looks so appetizing, but turns out to be nothing more than mushy noodles in bland, overly oily Italian dressing. I haven’t really bothered to make many pasta salads myself because it just didn’t seem like it was worth the […]

Grilled Eggplant Salad

I LOVE the smoky flavor grilled eggplant brings to baba ghannouj and baingan bartha, but those dishes can be a little heavy. When I saw this recipe linked on Thirty A Week I was immediately inspired. I made a few changes based on my preferences and the ingredients that […]


Note: I’m currently in Seoul, waiting for my flight to Bangkok! I will post updates soon, but in the meantime… Moussaka! For some reason, midway through the day, I decided I wanted to make Moussaka for dinner.  I don’t know why, but it seemed like a reasonable thing to try […]

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