My biggest child (i.e. the grown man child) is always my pickiest eater. There are so many things that he doesn’t like, thinks he doesn’t like or thinks it sounds like something he might not like. He has become better over the years but there are many things that he […]
I wanted to use my Italian pack items and my beefsteak tomatoes but I also needed a quick, easy dinner while life is so busy! I felt like challenging myself today cause lets face it…Life has been busy and I have let my kitchen inspirations fall to the waste side […]
Here’s a fun festive little dish I use when cleaning out my fridge after Bountiful Baskets. It’s just two of us, so I don’t necessarily go through as much of the food as we should as quickly as we should. I love how pretty this is sitting on the table…. […]
When I made this up for my family, I also breaded up some yellow squash and zucchini that was in my Italian veggie pack. My kids inhaled it!
In planning a menu for a Games Night the idea of tapas came to mind. This reminded me of a recipe in the August 2013 Better Homes and Gardens August for Lemony Ricotta Summer Squash Galette. Not only was it easy, it used ingredients already on hand! I also knew […]
“There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments, and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance that principle is contempt prior to investigation.” ~Herbert Spencer This recipe was my introduction to eggplant. Eggplant was one of those things […]
Have you ever tried eggplant in your meatballs? It adds a nice depth to the flavor, and has the extra benefit of adding a little bit of health to your dinner.
Eggplant and Pasta Incaciata is a traditional Italian dish that can be as varied as homemade tomato sauce. Some variations will contain chicken livers, some will have ricotta cheese, some use bread crumbs and some will use different pasta. The trick is to make it your own! 2 med.-lg. […]
PrintGrilled Vegetables Italian Style IngredientsZucchini Eggplant Peppers Tomatoes Olive Oil Rosemary Thyme Basil Salt Pepper Garlic Balsamic VinegarInstructionsPrepare enough Marinade to Generously cover your veggies. Put your EVOO in a sauce pan. Add salt to taste. Chop 4 cloves garlic in large chunks. Mince Thyme and Rosemary very finely and […]