Baked Eggplant with Miso

The other day, I went out to meet a friend for dinner. Last time we saw each other, I was freshly pregnant with my first. Needless to say it was time for us to catch up. We met at a tiny little Japanese restaurant out in San Francisco, in the Castro. 4 tables. 1 window.

Almond Butter Pear Honey Pocket

If you were born and raised in the United States, you may find it hard to imagine that there are people out there who never had a PBJ sandwich. Here goes my epicurean Cucee Confession #3: until very recently, I had not tried the All-American Peanut-Butter-and-Jelly sandwich.  (Confession #1: I am obsessed with anything-cauliflower, Confession #2:

Cucee Sprouts in on Foodbuzz Top 9 today

Despite his young age, Cucee Sprouts is already becoming a celebrity.  Out of 3,367 posts from the Foodbuzz Community, at only three weeks old, he is currently number 5 on the the Foodbuzz top 9 list. This is the post that made his famous Caramelized Roasted Figs with Baby Greens and Honey Vinaigrette.

Caramelized Roasted Figs with Baby Greens and Honey Vinaigrette

This summer salad is a hit at every gathering. It’s one of my most requested recipes.  Slightly tangy vinaigrette truly compliments the sweetness of the caramelized figs. Caramelized Roasted Figs with Baby Greens and Honey Vinaigrette Top 5 recipe on FoodBuzz Adapted from Ingredients 4 small fresh black mission figs, stemmed Extra-virgin olive oil