Deconstructed Baba Ghanoush with Beets and Za’atar


Confession. I think I am a closet vegetarian. Not vegan, just vegetarian. I love cheese too much and I respect how beautiful cheese is made and cared for. But vegetarian, I could do. It’s rare, nearly every other month or so that I really crave…crave meat. I mean, I will break down doors to find […]

Ziti with Roasted Eggplant and Ricotta Cheese


I have had the esteemed pleasure to cook and review a dish from a legendary and well known cook book author. You know her famous son who assists in judging one of my favorite television shows, Master Chef. This legendary woman has cooked alongside Julia Child and is absolutely fascinating. Lidia Bastianich is just about […]