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Monthly Archive: August 2016

An Embarrassment of Eggplant


Very Yummy Eggplant Lasagna

Before there was even a hint of it in the food magazines, I used to cut up green and yellow squash and use it instead of pasta under a tomato sauce. For the past two years food magazines have had all kinds of recipes for this “healthful” option. (Although I’m not sure you need a recipe to chop squash and pour tomato sauce over it.)

In our CSA distribution last week, there were two very large and very fat eggplants. Which means we are having eggplant rather a lot just now. Today, not feeling like breading it and making a “parmesan,” or chopping it and making a ratatouille, I decided to slice it length-wise and use it in place of lasagna noodles. (more…)

Sleep and the Modern Baby

baby-sleep-clipartI was whining to the poor, long-suffering Hunter this morning about life: about how stressed I am both in the things I am supposed to be doing, but can’t, because they are all contingent on other things that aren’t done or aren’t clear yet, as well as on the state of the world in general. He sighed.

“It’s clearly time for another blog post,” he said.

“Of course, it’s time for another blog post,” I replied. It’s been over two weeks since the last one, but I don’t know what to blog about. Besides, all I really want to do is rant. And that is so non-productive.” (more…)