Eggplant and Feta Salad

I absolutely adore eggplant. I like roasted eggplant, grilled eggplant, stuffed eggplant, and eggplant in ratatouille, but I think my favorite way to eat eggplant is when it’s fried in olive oil and made into a salad… This is a scrumptious fried eggplant dish that I adapted from a wonderful cookbook called The Scent of … Read more

Cantaloupe Salad

This cantaloupe salad with lemon balm and lemon cucumber is delicious and very simple to make. Lemon balm (Melissa officianalis) is an herb I am very fond of; I grow it in my garden and I often add it salads (I like it with greens as well as in fruit salads like this one). I … Read more

Herb and Flower Salad

Here is a lovely salad inspired by an empty fridge and a garden that’s offering more for me to eat with each passing day. With the exception of the dried blueberries and the sunflower seeds, everything in this herb and flower salad was homegrown (or in the case of the red clovers, wild). I don’t … Read more

Israeli Couscous Greek Salad Recipe

This is a beautiful and delicious Greek salad recipe. If you’ve never tried Israeli couscous before, it’s a bit like a small round and chewy pasta (it cooks just like pasta, if fact). If you can’t find Israeli couscous, you can substitute regular couscous (you can use the same 1 1/2 cups of regular couscous, … Read more