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Monday Bunday and Stuff

Taking over the day bed

Lando binkies on the daybed.

Bento 11/13

Roasted Eggplant with tomato curry, peas, tamari roasted almonds and dark chocolate covered figs.

Bento 11/13

Roasted eggplant with tomato curry

One eggplant, cut in quarters and scored (don’t cut through the skin)
3-4 Roma tomatoes cut into wedges
½ yellow onion, cut into wedges
½ fennel bulb, cut into wedges
2 cloves garlic, peeled
Curry
Salt and pepper
Olive oil
Italian parsley

Set oven to 425. Place eggplant into a greased roasting dish, drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper – roast in oven 15-20 min (or until soft).

Place tomatoes, onions, fennel and garlic into a greased roasting dish. Coat in olive oil and curry (to your taste) – roast in oven 15-20 min (or until soft).

Serve tomato curry over eggplant, top with a little parsley & YUM!

Curry

I use Alton Brown’s recipe, which is…

2 tablespoons whole cumin seeds, toasted
2 tablespoons whole cardamom seeds, toasted
2 tablespoons whole coriander seeds, toasted
1/4 cup ground turmeric
1 tablespoon dry mustard
1 teaspoon cayenne

Place all ingredients in a container with an airtight lid. Shake to combine. Store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. When ready to use, grind and add to dishes according to taste.

Norton hops to the bridge

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“Go then merrily to Heaven.”

-Robert Burton

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8 responses

  1. Hey, another Alton Brown fan! Haven’t tried the curry recipe, but have tried recipes from “I’m Just Here For The Food” and “…More Food.”

    Among the good things in life are Good Cats and Good Eats…

    Luna is quite a fine-looking rabbit. (Careful of the edge there, little bun!)

    13-November-2006 at 12:46 pm

  2. My Lando is just so adorable. I love Monday Bunday. And that is the neatest looking bed I have EVER seen. EVER.

    13-November-2006 at 12:53 pm

  3. Lando, there’s a problem. You are mostly white. The bedspread is white. How can you expect to leave signature fur all over it unless one of you is a different color?

    13-November-2006 at 1:44 pm

  4. Yum! That tomato curry sounds wonderful!

    13-November-2006 at 1:47 pm

  5. Didja find any black clothes to leave yur purty fur on? That’d make me… well, not binkie, but curl up fur a nappy.
    We’s Alton Brown fans, too, tho I don’t see why you beans are talkin bout him.

    13-November-2006 at 3:25 pm

  6. we LOVE Monday Bunday!

    13-November-2006 at 5:56 pm

  7. Hey ‘Lando, looks like fun

    13-November-2006 at 6:07 pm

  8. Lando, you don’t have to leave signature fur on the bed. That’s for cats. Bunnys leave signature doots.

    13-November-2006 at 8:13 pm

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