Month: March 2009

  • Best Baba Ghanouj

    The ingredient list for this one is simple! It’s the slightly unusual method of preparation that makes it awesome. If you want a more Americanized Baba Ghanouj, where the eggplant contributes more texture than flavor, try “Good Baba Ghanouj.” My thanks to the Hummus Blog for the detailed recipe and illustrations on charring the eggplant.…

  • Holy frijole mole

    This stuff is awesome. You can substitute tofu or cooked potatoes for the beans, or just eat the sauce over rice. Or skip the rice and just eat it with a spoon. It’s that good. And the color is absolutely amazing, a deep, rich, yummy almost-black brown. It’s good on eggs, too. It was originally…

  • Fruity cocktail

    This is one of those mixtures that happened serendipitously, and I simply didn’t want to forget it. It was very smooth and potent. 1 shot lemon vodka 1/2 shot triple sec 1/2 shot peach schnapps Splash of amaretto 2 oz pineapple juice Combine and serve garnished with pineapple. This would also be good with selzer,…

  • Barbecued Lima Beans

    Even lima-haters will enjoy this. It’s a family favorite from Barry’s Mom. 1/2 lb salt pork 2 C dried lima beans 5-1/2 C water 2 T vegetable oil 3/4 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic, minced 1 can (8 oz) tomato sauce 1/4 C molasses 3 T cider vinegar 2 T sweet pickle relish 2…