What I’m doing with 10 pounds of Russet potatoes

I could not pass up the seasonal 10-pounds-for-$.87 sale. Even though last year I swore I wouldn't do it again because most of the potatoes went bad long before we could eat them. But this Fall I have a new plan: freezing. I broke that 10-pound bag into a few groups: 4 to bake and… Continue reading What I’m doing with 10 pounds of Russet potatoes

Middle Eastern Mini Feast

Whole wheat sourdough pita with hummus, spicy carrots, and fried eggplant

After finishing¬†Jerusalem: A Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi, I was craving Middle Eastern food. Specifically, I was craving the Middle Eastern food from my favorite restaurant for that sort of thing. They make this fried eggplant dish that is like candy, and these spicy cooked carrots that burn the tastebuds but are soooo… Continue reading Middle Eastern Mini Feast