Eggplant and I never really saw eye to eye when I was growing up. I am certain my young self thought it was a foreign and exotic vegetable. The few times I had it as a kid, I deemed it as a soggy, mushy mess with no taste. Move over kid memory….it is time to grow… Read More Baked Eggplant Parmesan
The warm, sunny summer day was leading toward a darkening sky and with it the temperatures dropped. I knew rain was not far behind – grilling out on this particular night was not the best option. Luckily, I came across this recipe for crispy peanut tofu stir fry recently from The Minimalist Baker and knew I had… Read More Take out at Home: Crispy Tofu Peanut Stir Fry
I was in search for a quick weeknight meal one day this past week. A quick scan of the fridge yielded a few tortillas and salsa. A peek in the cupboard had me eyeing a can of black beans. I grabbed a bowl, a baking sheet and preheated the oven. Ready to see just how easy this… Read More Oven Baked Black Bean Quesadillas
What to do with leftover ciabatta bread? I asked, and you answered with some great suggestions! Panzanella (have always wanted to make that!), croutons (love making these gems) and a savory bread pudding. I was aiming for the panzanella but was not happy with the tomatoes I found…so, savory bread pudding it was!
A typical Saturday night dinner growing up when I would stay at my grandparents home was a dinner of baked beans, hot dogs or ham and brown bread. Word has it that it was the meal every Saturday night when my Mom was a child. That is a lot of bean suppers! I researched this… Read More Saturday Night Supper – Oven-Baked Beans & Boston Brown Bread