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Eggplant stew on a Saturday

The first farmers’ market of the season took place today.  We shopped for produce between rainfalls.  We brought home a few heavy bagfuls of goodies, but the star of the morning for me was the baby eggplants Miriam was selling at her booth. I gravitated toward Nigel Slater’s book Tender to prepare these gems.  With… Continue reading Eggplant stew on a Saturday

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Dog sitting, Dutch Baby, & longing for Lagman noodles.

We’re dog sitting for my parents, who are currently in Kirchensittenbach, Germany.  Shallie is sitting next to me in bed as I write this, while Piper is watching cartoons on TV (we finally have one!). The other day, Piper woke up and wanted pancakes.  I was too tired to set up the electric griddle and… Continue reading Dog sitting, Dutch Baby, & longing for Lagman noodles.