How to Make Confit Byaldi

A variation on the traditional French dish ratatouille.

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Get some inspiration.

Get some inspiration.

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You can get the recipe from the nytimes website.

You can get the recipe from the nytimes website.

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Go to a Chinese market and buy one of these. Chinese eggplant.

Go to a Chinese market and buy one of these. Chinese eggplant.

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And the rest at your local grocery shop. Try to buy vegetables (zucchini, squash, tomato and eggplant) with the same thickness.

And the rest at your local grocery shop. Try to buy vegetables (zucchini, squash, tomato and eggplant) with the same thickness.

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Wash your peppers

Wash your peppers

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Pre-heat your oven at 450F

Pre-heat your oven at 450F

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Take steam and seeds out.

Take steam and seeds out.

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All of them.

All of them.

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Get a tray.

Get a tray.

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Foil

Foil

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Salt and olive oil.

Salt and olive oil.

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Lay the peppers

Lay the peppers

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A little salt and olive oil on top.

A little salt and olive oil on top.

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Crudité snack.

Crudité snack.

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Peppers in the oven.

Peppers in the oven.

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Timer on.

Timer on.

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While peppers are in the oven get an onion and some garlic

While peppers are in the oven get an onion and some garlic

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Peel

Peel

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Chop the onion

Chop the onion

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Mince the garlic

Mince the garlic

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Get your pot. Some olive oil. On low heat.

Get your pot. Some olive oil. On low heat.

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Onion and garlic in the pot.

Onion and garlic in the pot.

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Let them slowly cook. If needs a little push just increase the heat a bit.

Let them slowly cook. If needs a little push just increase the heat a bit.

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Snack.

Snack.

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You can use regular tomatoes too. Either way works.

You can use regular tomatoes too. Either way works.

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Tomatoes have to be without seeds or skin.

Tomatoes have to be without seeds or skin.

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Don't throw the juice away.

Don't throw the juice away.

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Wash the seeds out under running water.

Wash the seeds out under running water.

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If looked a little bit like this you are doing fine.

If looked a little bit like this you are doing fine.

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Prepare the tomatoes

Prepare the tomatoes

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Chop

Chop

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Turn

Turn

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Chop

Chop

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You onion are now more tender than before.

You onion are now more tender than before.

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Add your tomato

Add your tomato

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And juice

And juice

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Some parsley, thyme and bay leave.

Some parsley, thyme and bay leave.

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Let it cook for a while.

Let it cook for a while.

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Timer done!

Timer done!

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Check the peppers.

Check the peppers.

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The skin should peel off very easily.

The skin should peel off very easily.

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If not. Roast them for a couple of minutes more.

If not. Roast them for a couple of minutes more.

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If ok if they get some color.

If ok if they get some color.

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Peel

Peel

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Get them ready

Get them ready

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Chop one way.

Chop one way.

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Snack time.

Snack time.

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The other way.

The other way.

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Done.

Done.

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Do that to all of them.

Do that to all of them.

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Add to your stew.

Add to your stew.

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Take the herbs out or not and mix.

Take the herbs out or not and mix.

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Let the peppers cook.

Let the peppers cook.

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Grab your veggies.

Grab your veggies.

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A knife and a plate. You can also get a mandoline to do a more accurate job. Plus, it saves a lot of time.

A knife and a plate. You can also get a mandoline to do a more accurate job. Plus, it saves a lot of time.

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Slice.

Slice.

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Lay on the plate

Lay on the plate

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Eggplant.

Eggplant.

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Yellow squash and zucchini. The tomato has to be almost double the thickness of the rest of the vegetables.

Yellow squash and zucchini. The tomato has to be almost double the thickness of the rest of the vegetables.

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Finish your snack.

Finish your snack.

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Grab some garlic and thyme.

Grab some garlic and thyme.

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Pick the leaves.

Pick the leaves.

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Garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper.

Garlic, olive oil, salt and pepper.

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Lower your oven to 275F

Lower your oven to 275F

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The peppers should have this consistency. If its too wet just bring the heat up and stir until it drys out.

The peppers should have this consistency. If its too wet just bring the heat up and stir until it drys out.

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Get the plate your going to put the food.

Get the plate your going to put the food.

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Add the pepper thing. (it's called piperade). Don't add too much.

Add the pepper thing. (it's called piperade). Don't add too much.

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It's ok if you have some left. It's great for a spread.

It's ok if you have some left. It's great for a spread.

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Make it flat

Make it flat

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Time to start.

Time to start.

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Tomato

Tomato

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Zuchinni

Zuchinni

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Yellow squash.

Yellow squash.

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Eggplant

Eggplant

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And so on...

And so on...

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You can also build on your hand and then transfer it to the plate.

You can also build on your hand and then transfer it to the plate.

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You made it!

You made it!

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Add some of that garlic, thyme mixture.

Add some of that garlic, thyme mixture.

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Patience is a virtue.

Patience is a virtue.

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Now the waiting.

Now the waiting.

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Cover with foil.

Cover with foil.

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In the oven for 2-3 hours.

In the oven for 2-3 hours.

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With the remaining veggies do a soup.

With the remaining veggies do a soup.

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Check it after 2 hours

Check it after 2 hours

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Poke a knife to see if the vegetables are cooked.

Poke a knife to see if the vegetables are cooked.

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Maybe need another 30 minutes.

Maybe need another 30 minutes.

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Should be done after that.

Should be done after that.

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Raise the temperature

Raise the temperature

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Put the thing back.

Put the thing back.

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After 30-40 minutes.

After 30-40 minutes.

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Take it off.

Take it off.

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For the "sauce". A little bit of the pepper mixture.

For the "sauce". A little bit of the pepper mixture.

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Yellow sauce.

Yellow sauce.

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Wash, dry and stack some parsley leaves.

Wash, dry and stack some parsley leaves.

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Chop

Chop

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Add to the mixture.

Add to the mixture.

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Some thyme leaves.

Some thyme leaves.

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Mix.

Mix.

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Add balsamic vinegar and don't mix.

Add balsamic vinegar and don't mix.

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Add some chopped parsley to the veggies, salt and pepper. Eat with some bread or just like that.

Add some chopped parsley to the veggies, salt and pepper. Eat with some bread or just like that.

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Have fun

Have fun

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Bon appétit.

Bon appétit.

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