Summer Veggie Penne

I just LOVE the flavors in this dish: farm fresh veggies, a little heat from the red pepper flakes, sweet summer basil, … YUM! It is a little more time consuming than my usual dinners, but definitely worth it. As usual, I have edited the original recipe to minimize the prep time without sacrificing the overall taste of … Continue reading

Eggplant Fries

Before all the eggplant is gone from the local markets, I wanted to share this unusual recipe with you all. I was inspired to first make it years ago when I was trying to get my then much younger children to eat more veggies. In the spirit of Jessica Seinfeld (and her Deceptively Delicious cookbook), I … Continue reading

Zucchini-Honey Bread

I absolutely love the resurgence of local farming and we are blessed to have a wonderful farmer’s market within minutes of our house. These days, I’m planning all my meals for the week around what’s available at the market, and there is simply nothing like the taste of truly fresh food. There has been an abundance of zucchini … Continue reading