Found in Rani Sidhu’s Menus and Memories from Punjab cookbook, this is a classic recipe for Baingan Bharta, a roasted eggplant purée. The word ‘Bharta’ (pronounced BHURR-taah) refers to dishes in which the ingredients are roughly mashed either before or after the dish is prepared. Bhartas are largely North Indian in origin and made from all sorts of vegetables. Yields 10 half-cup servings. (more…)
Besides using escarole in soups, this is one of my favorite recipes for this veggie. We included it a few years ago in one of our CSA newsletters and it got good reviews so whether you are a new, or even a more “seasoned” member, give it a try. I hope you will like it, too. The recipe serves about 6 as a side but you can also serve with pasta as a main dish.
This recipe is basically a Southern spin on pizza (just add mayo.) A flaky pie crust, a cheddar and mayonnaise blend, and juicy garden tomatoes. Found on thekitchn.com food blog, this is one of those recipes that just takes you aback the first time you have a bite. You just won’t believe how delicious (and easy) it is! (more…)