Harvest Braising: Romano Beans With Baby Eggplant From Nationwide Newspaper Food Sections 9.02.09
Struggling to use up those tomatoes and eggplants? Try a one-pot braised dish like Tomato-y Romano Beans with Baby Eggplant. We’ve also got a recipe for those “squishy” tomatoes. Plus, was Julia Child actually a fan of modern kitchen shortcuts?
- The San Francisco Chronicle suggests braising the best of late summer’s vegetable bounty with a recipe for Tomato-y Romano Beans With Baby Eggplant.
- Don’t you just love the British way of giving recipes playful, descriptive names (think Nigella Lawson, Jamie Oliver). The Guardian serves up Gnocchi with Rocket Pesto and Squishy Tomatoes.
- These days, it seems like everyone has a Julia Child story to share. The Washington Post talks to Laura Shapiro, author of “Julia Child: A Life,” who argues that contrary to her big-screen portrayal, Julia was actually a fan of many kitchen shortcuts like (gasp!) pre-made pie crust. She even dubbed Uncle Ben’s rice “l’Oncle Ben’s.”
- It’s been five years since Paul Giamatti’s Merlot meltdown in “Sideways,” but the movie is still bringing business into Santa Barbara wine country.
(Image: San Francisco Chronicle)