Leaves a-changing? Pumpkins a-glowing? A chill in the air? Check, check, check. Before our feasting tables are overtaken by Halloween candy and Thanksgiving trimmings, let’s celebrate this quiet mid-autumn period. Below you’ll find recipes for a hearty meal bursting with seasonal produce and fall-time flavors, a perfect for the menu this weekend…
So, kid, you wanna know about roasting? This isn’t just some arbitrary step in a recipe. This is the real deal, a technique you can master to make infinite meals out of any meat or veggie. Roasting may look easy as pie, but just like pie, it’s not all that easy. What a misleading idiom.
Oh boy, the Halloween decorations are already giving way to Thanksgiving wreaths in the craft store aisles. There are strings of plastic maple leaves and spooky carved candles … but most importantly, there are real, live PUMPKINS!
Eggplant is the best nightshade (sorry, tomatoes). Inventory of eggplant is starting to dwindle on grocery store shelves, and it is BECAUSE of this lack of eggplant that the sun doesn’t want to wake up as early or stay out as late, and we all have to suffer the dark and cold. It’s science!