Pureed Broccoli and Celery Soup

from New York Times Cooking 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil1 medium onion, chopped4 stalks celery, diced2 to 4 garlic cloves, to taste, minced2 pounds broccoli, mostly crowns, chopped; stems, if using, peeled and diced6 ounces potatoes, peeled and diced, or 1/2 cup medium grain rice2 quarts water or vegetable stock A bouquet garni made with a bay leaf, a Parmesan rind, and … Continue reading Pureed Broccoli and Celery Soup

Spicy Eggplant Recipe

from CSA members the Kinneberg family 2 tablespoons vegetable oil4 Japanese eggplants, cut into 1-inch cubes2 tablespoons vegetable oil2 onions, thinly sliced1 tablespoon minced garlic2 tablespoons soy sauce2 tablespoons water1 1/2 tablespoons oyster sauce1 tablespoon chili garlic sauce1 teaspoon white sugarground black pepper to taste1/2 teaspoon Asian (toasted) sesame oil Heat 2 tablespoons of oil … Continue reading Spicy Eggplant Recipe

Ratatouille

1 onion, sliced thin2 garlic cloves, minced5 tablespoons olive oila 3/4-pound eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch pieces (about 3 cups)1 small zucchini, scrubbed, quartered lengthwise, and cut into thin slices1 red bell pepper, chopped3/4 pound small ripe tomatoes, chopped coarse (about 1 1/4 cups)1/4 teaspoon dried oregano, crumbled1/4 teaspoon dried thyme, crumbled1/8 teaspoon ground coriander1/4 teaspoon … Continue reading Ratatouille

Roasted Garlic

from SimplyRecipes.com 1 Preheat your oven to 400°F (205° C). (A toaster oven works great for this.) 2 Peel and discard the papery outer layers of the whole garlic bulb, leaving intact the skins of the individual cloves of garlic. Using a sharp knife, cut 1/4 to a 1/2 inch from the top of cloves, exposing the individual … Continue reading Roasted Garlic