Chickpea Sousé

Chickpea sooSAY,  You Say? These beans make a unique marriage of parsley, garlic, fennel seed, and red wine. The flavor is deep and subtle—like nothing I’ve tasted before. With a load of red wine I honored the name of a W.C. Fields movie character—Edgar Sousé—who was “soused” most the time. I happened upon a recipe…

Miso Eggplant

Just 3 Ingredients and Voilá! a Veggie Spectacle! Are you ready to add a top-shelf “effort-vs-reward” dish into rotation! Eggplant becomes creamy, sweet, and salty with a simple sauté or grill. The marinade couldn’t be simpler: mix a TBS. of sweet miso with a TBS. of soy sauce. Halve the slender Japanese eggplants through the…

Green Papaya Salad

Southeast Asians Love Green Papaya Salad I love to change out salads—from leafy greens, to coleslaw and now I’m really excited about green papaya salad. It’s soooo good! Great chewy texture, both complex and brightly dressed. It’s better the second and third days! You might use the dressing on any vegetable, raw or cooked. It…