Purple Polenta with Roasted Eggplant Caponata

Purple Polenta with Roasted Eggplant Caponata

Ever since I heard this little segment on the radio a while back I’ve been very generous with tomato paste – pretty much putting it into every dish I can think of. It’s definitely got all those secret ingredient qualities. It builds up lots of super savory umami flavors (especially when browned a bit with… Read more »

Summer Squash Sandwich with Garlic Scape Aïoli

Summer Squash Sandwich with Garlic Scape Aïoli

My friend Kelly and I were on a serious mission to find garlic scapes at the farmer’s market this Spring. We drove up to Charlotte’s regional market almost every weekend in search of “the garlic man”. A couple Saturdays went by with no sight of him and we were both beginning to get a bit… Read more »