Archive for June, 2013

Summer squash recipe- Ratatouille!

    Ratatouille’s Ratatouille As envisioned by Smitten Kitchen 1/2 onion, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves, very thinly sliced 1 cup tomato puree (such as Pomi) 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 small eggplant (my store sells these “Italian Eggplant” that are less than half the size of regular ones; it worked perfectly) 1 smallish […]

Food for Thought- Summer Squash!

  Squashes are gourds that belong to the same family as melons and cucumbers. Most varieties have a creamy white flesh on the inside protected by an out- side rind or soft shell. Squash has been a part of the Native American diet for more than 5000 years. When early Europeans settled in America, they began […]