Moroccan Eggplant Zaalouk

My Dear Readers, I have something very special for you.  I will share my top secret dinner party weapon, my go to dish to impress, my prize moroccan eggplant zaalouk recipe.   This is the dish, second only to maybe my risotto, that I get asked about most often.  It's unique, flavorful, and most important, [...]

Sweet Potato Kale Enchiladas

Sweet Potato Kale Enchiladas

I was lucky to find a group of college housemates who were just as food obsessed as I am.  We baked bread, we created a full Thanksgiving feast, and we even brewed beer.  This was on top of our hectic senior schedules.  We called ourselves the BlueVic, even inventing an adjective bluevicing. Bluevicing: to engage [...]

Kahrmus, Moroccan Eggplant Salad

Ingredients: 2 medium eggplants 2 cloves garlic (optional) 2 tsp cumin red pepper to taste pinch salt 1 tsp paprika 2 tbsp parsley 1/4-1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup water Directions: Rinse and chop eggplant into 1 inch cubes. Place eggplant, garlic, spices and oil into a large pan over medium heat.  Cover and cook [...]