Meaty Eggplant Burgers

Summer was made for Bar-B-Q’s!  Even those of us who don’t eat meat still love the idea of outdoor cooking, far from the heat of a kitchen stove, the UV rays tickling our skin as we inhale sun-soaked breezes. Firing up the barbie is one of the simplest ways to prepare a meal, and it’s […]

Beet Burgers

[Seen here on romaine leaves with a side of homemade cultured vegetables.] I can hardly believe it, but today is the HH and my thirteenth anniversary!  And to think they said it would never last!  Of course, when we met, we were just love-struck kids  a one-night stand  riding the subway two jaded divorcés who thought […]

Food for What Ails Ya: Lentil Rissoles

Just like Anna Karenina’s unhappy families, everyone deals with illness in her or his own way. The HH, for instance, when struck with a cold or flu, takes to his (ie, our) bed for two days or so.  He doesn’t talk; he doesn’t watch TV; he doesn’t eat; he barely uses the bathroom. Then, after […]

Lucky Comestible III (4): Lentil Pistachio Patties

[I thought it would be fun to run a little series over here at DDD: I’ll profile one one of my favorite foods, or a food that I’ve recently discovered and enjoyed, over several days.  For this third entry, I’m focusing on Avocados. The series is presented on an occasional (and entirely arbitrary) basis, before I move on to the next lucky […]

Sweet Potato and Buckwheat Burgers

Years ago, I had the pleasure of teaching for three semesters at Toronto’s renowned Ontario College of Art and Design (affectionately known as OCAD–or, when I taught there back in the Paleolithic, pre-“Design” era, simply “OCA”).  I loved teaching at a place so much the antithesis of the college I’m now at, with its focus on technology, science […]