Posts Tagged “lentils”
Just when I began to think that summer was the new normal, everything changed. The air became thinner. The light changed. The blue of the sky intensified. And then the temperature dropped. Thirty degrees – literally overnight. And suddenly I wanted something that simmered on the stove for hours, suspending its fragrance throughout the house. It is time for braising. It is time for soups.
My friend Ellen was raving about this Middle Eastern dish. She couldn’t remember the name of it, but she knew what was in it: black lentils, brown rice and caramelized onions. Well, nothing gets my attention faster than some great food I’ve never tasted.