Archive | February, 2012
25 Feb

West of Persia

Sometimes the best recipes are the simplest. Here’s a recipe my dad shared with me verbally on a recent visit. It was inspired, in part, by the eggplants then growing in the family garden.

Our conversation went something  like this:

Dad: “You know what you can do with this eggplant? Take a whole eggplant and roast it in  the oven.”

Me: “Do you have to poke holes in it? You know, to let the steam escape?”

Dad: “No, just let it roast really well until it starts to cave in on itself. You might have to turn it over once.

Then cook some onions in a pan on the stove for a few minutes. Then you add in some garlic. . .”

Me: “Do you add any spices to the onions and garlic?”

Dad: “No, just salt and pepper. Anyways, you cook the onions and garlic until they’re soft…

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Fruit Mocktail | MyDailyMoment

3 Feb


Fruit Mocktail | MyDailyMoment.

3 oz. pineapple juice 1 1/2 oz. orange juice 1 oz. cranberry juice 1 dash grenadine

Mix all ingredients and stir to combine. Serve over ice and garnish with a cherry or orange slice if you wish.

Ready in 5 min