There are a lot of rules people say you need to follow to make polenta, like using a wooden spoon, stirring in only one direction, adding the polenta to boiling water, and stirring constantly. Forget those. What's really important is using the right ratio of liquid to cornmeal and cooking the polenta long enough for the cornmeal to properly hydrate and cook.
How to Roast Eggplant Cubes - Healthy, less oil than frying, tasty caramelized results. Yummy finger food, or add to your favorite recipe. via @toriavey
Hot Artichoke and Banana Pepper Dip (3 can drained and chopped artichoke hearts, 2 C finely shredded Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, 1 1/2 C mayo, 1 finely chopped yellow bell pepper, 1 medium fresh banana pepper chopped or a 1/2 a jar of banana peppers, 6 minced garlic cloves, and cumin)