Ratatouille

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So everyone has seen the movie right?  Ok, just checking.  If you haven’t, well… you should watch it this weekend!  You’ll think twice about screaming the next time you see a rat run across the metro rails…. ok maybe not but it is a cute movie.

I always thought the cartoon made ratatouille sound tasty but I have to admit I have never really felt all that moved to make it.  Until our CSA provided us with all of the ingredients.  And they have been just sitting in my kitchen calling out to me to make them into something.

I remembered Smitten Kitchen’s “easy ratatouille” and I decided I should give it a try.  I did tweak her recipe a bit, I couldn’t find a zucchini at the Trader Joe’s and I was too lazy to try another grocery store (for example) but I think the end result was delicious.

I served it over a little fried polenta and with some delicious chewy bread.  Everyone online assures me it will be even better tomorrow served with a poached egg and toast.  I love when the leftovers come preassigned into a second meal!

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Pancetta, White Bean, and Swiss Chard Pot Pies

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First of all, how do you all like the new site?  I’m still tinkering with it a little bit; gonna add an About Me section, so ask me any questions now you are dying to know; gonna add some social links and such. But all-in-all I like it.  And hopefully you will as well.  Plus you can now get e-mails every time I update, leave comments easier (I hope) and all kinds of more user-friendly features.  Yay!  

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