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Hungarian Rhapsody

If I were to form an opinion about Hungarian cuisine based on a cookbook purchased at a flea market some years ago, I might think of the food from that country to be limited to meats served in sour cream and paprika, along with cabbage, beets, dill weed, and more sour cream and paprika.  Most […]


The Eggplant and I

Since I did not grow up eating eggplant, it’s journey into my diet started in adulthood as my cooking and gardening took me to many places. Solanum melongena, a member of the poisonous nightshade family of plants, is also a close relative to tomatoes, potatoes, garden peppers such as sweet bell and the hotter varieties, […]