Pita

It has been way too hot for bread baking lately so I have been searching for grill friendly alternatives.  I finally settled on making pita.  I have made pita once before, and remember them turning out pretty well and the recipe being fairly easy.  Time to give it another go. A bread or pizza stone…

Grilled Beets with Tahini

Grilled Beets (because it’s too warm out to roast them in the oven and boiling them is a pain) + Tahini (to add a level of richness that contrasts with the sweetness of the beets) = a hearty summer dish! Ingredients: 4 Beets – peeled and sliced into round of about 1/4″ thickness 1 tbsp…

Hummus Flatbreads

Hummus Flatbreads… because apparently it’s a thing. I took a stab at making one last night for dinner, and was surprisingly pleased by the results.  I grilled my flatbread on a hot grill, and then coated it with a thin layer of hummus followed by a salad of fresh greens, tomatoes, and grilled veggies.  This…

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…