Month: November 2011

Pumpkin Bits

Ah ’tis the season of leaves changing on the trees, pumpkins in the patch, and butternut squash hefty in the veggie garden. So let’s go sweet with this pumpkin one. Butternut squash soup to follow…if not today, then tomorrow. PUMPKIN BITS (These may be made ahead and kept in fridge or frozen.) 1 1/3 cups […]

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Recipe for fior di zucca and a note on Harold Pinter

Fior di zucca Make a batter of flour, eggs, water, salt, pepper, garlic powder and baking powder and aside to rest while you wash and dry and prepare the flowers. Don’t bother to ask, because I can’t tell you how much of each ingredient goes into the batter. Experiment and you’ll live a happy life […]

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November 1st, All Saints, Rolled Eggplant

Rolled, stuffed grilled eggplant Mix together ricotta, chopped mozzarella and grated parmigiano–don’t ask me how much–do it by eye for 12 large pieces of grilled eggplant. Stuff and roll. Place in an oven-proof Pyrex dish. Cover with tomato sauce and basil, and some more mozzarella and parmigiano. Bake in a hot oven for 20 minutes. […]

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