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 »

Savory Steel-Cut Oats

Savory Steel-Cut Oats

Cooking wasn’t always a love of mine. I remember having the hardest time just cracking open an egg – in high school. My go-to breakfast during that time was a pack of “healthy” instant oatmeal – the sugary cinnamon roll flavor, of course. Oh man, I would crash and burn so hard if I had… Read more »