Gatherer Stew

I fell in love with cooking when I started to cook without recipes. When I let my intuition tell me what to do with the ingredients I have in hand. I would take the vegetables out of the fridge or…

Smoky Eggplant Dip

There are so many ways to include vegetables in your meals. The most exciting way, in my opinion, is to make a bunch of mezes /tapas /small plates for dinner instead of a typical main dish-side-and-salad dinner. This is a…

Nokedli (Hungarian Dumplings)

My husband is ¾ Hungarian and ¼ Polish. His mother didn’t cook Hungarian food but his grandmother did. She was a good cook. I did get to eat her food and baked goods but never this dish. My mother in…