Roasted Sweet Potatoes and Figs

One of my friends, that I happen to be visiting with recently, is on a very restricted diet which excludes all dairy, eggs, gluten, night-shades (potatoes, tomatoes, peppers…), sugar, grains, seeds, and nuts.  Honestly, I’m not sure how one functions, or even exists, on such a diet, but she insists that it’s a viable medical…

Grilled Eggplant Crostini

Eggplants are a hard vegetable to like – not particularly due to it’s taste, which is fairly mild, but due to it’s texture when cooked.  Leaving the skin on helps the eggplant retain it’s form while cooking, but the skin can turn out tough if not treated properly, and cooking eggplant without its skin leaves…