So rarely does a recipe come along that gets gingerbread right for good cookies. Often the recipe gives you something too bread-like or to the other extreme it yields something dry and crunchy. Finding a recipe that gives you a soft but firm cookie, the way real gingerbread is meant to be makes you look like a domestic goddess.
As the sultry days of summer give way to the dusky chill of fall, thoughts naturally turn to warming dishes such as stews and casseroles. The tagine, a hearty Moroccan dish, deliciously fits the bill. Tender, fragrant, sweet and savory; it is the epitome of comfort food.
Along the Mediterranean coast lies a stretch of mountains and desert known as the Rif, which is Arabic for “Edge of the cultivated land.” [...]
1 box lasagna noodles
2 large jars spaghetti sauce (we like to use one garden chunky and one three cheese)
1lb Ricotta cheese
2C Shredded Italian blend cheese (any white cheese will do really)
1/4C grated Parmesan cheese
Oregano to taste
1 medium eggplant peeled and thinly sliced
1 small box frozen spinach
1 small package medium tofu