Roasted Garlic Pasta Sauce

I think this will make a great marinara for my daughter. This whole venture came about because of her. Ever since she was a toddler, I’ve tried to get her to try to eat ravioli. Well, Hurricane Katrina happened about … Continue reading

Balsamic Fig & Onion Jam

NOTE:  Updated and with directions! What happens when you follow your recipe notes, knowing that it’s not the recipe you normally make, but make it anyway?  Well, you don’t end up with the same thing, that’s for sure. This was … Continue reading

Melanzane Sott’Olio, Eggplant Preserved in Olive Oil

Eggplant preserved in Olive Oil

One of the few recipes I actually got from the chef before I left home.  The eggplant was served as a salad on occasion in the little restaurant, and I couldn’t get enough of it.  Before I left, I took … Continue reading