Broccoli Souffle with Sharp Cheddar n Chipotle Sauce

Broccoli was well used tonight as the star of a souffle and in the old-fashioned pickle- marinated form along with yellow onion and baby grape tomatoes. There was leftover Chicken and Eggplant Khoresh* with Persian-Adwiya seasoned basmati rice from the freezer for the main course, and for dessert, a slice of a neighbor’s yummy Mexican … More Broccoli Souffle with Sharp Cheddar n Chipotle Sauce

Caramelized Red Bells n Farfalle for Mother’s Day

Yesterday I spent a gorgeous and perfect afternoon in another city with my daughter while Seattle celebrated Opening Day of Boating Season. She and I celebrated Mother’s Day (in part) early with lunch at Rory’s in Edmonds and watched the run-up to the Kentucky Derby at the same time. We Lyfted up the hill to … More Caramelized Red Bells n Farfalle for Mother’s Day

Stuffed Eggplant

Since summertime 2014, most Tuesday dinners involved some items or spices typically associated with Mexican food and were called, in a name widely used elsewhere, Taco Tuesdays. It seldom involved tacos, but often involved the leanest ground beef with taco seasoning. (I could write a mini-book with those recipes; maybe I will someday.) My daughter’s … More Stuffed Eggplant

Eggplant, Red Bell, Onion, Yukon Gold and Bacon Chipotle Frittata

Deciding what to make for dinner on a night when my daughter leaves the big city for a night 17 miles away to hang out with her mum is easy. She enjoys most everything I make for her and always has, but doesn’t enjoy spending hours in the kitchen as I do. Nevertheless, she will … More Eggplant, Red Bell, Onion, Yukon Gold and Bacon Chipotle Frittata

Monday Football Leftover Eggplant Parm, Pan-crunched Garlic Bread

So, remember the soft version of the two garlic bread variations I prepared last Friday, the one smeared with fresh garlic in a bit of melted butter and then warmed in tin foil in the oven? I don’t like soggy leftover bread, but that roasted garlic artisan bread was too good not to be appreciated … More Monday Football Leftover Eggplant Parm, Pan-crunched Garlic Bread