Tagged with olive oil

Oven-Fried Eggplant

When I attended a Suppers Program dinner for a recent recipe column, one of the dishes served that evening was delicious oven-fried eggplant. Thinly sliced, it was drizzed with olive oil and baked at very high heat on shallow baking sheets.  Maybe it was flipped once, but thin as it was, might not have needed … Continue reading

Olive Oil Tasting

Last weekend I attended a tasting of organic olive oils at the Whole Earth Center in Princeton.  It was run by Carlo Momo, of the Terra Momo Restaurant Group (Mediterra, etc.). First Carlo discussed olive oil in general (a product, he reminded us, that is not made locally, due to climate).  He discussed what to … Continue reading

Mac & Cheese and Pinching Pennies

Dark days persist.  In my September 17 post, I suggested dark chocolate as an antidote to these hard economic times.  But as the clouds darken, I must go a step further.  It’s time for the kind of comfort that only comes from…macaroni and cheese. Making your own is the best, of course, but I do think … Continue reading