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

Baked Beans Quintet

For those in the USA, Happy Independence Day weekend! Our AG friendly menu for this outdoor holiday includes turkey burgers, fresh fruit, salad, baked beans, and a red, white, and blue dessert. Growing up in New England, Boston baked beans were a tradition and also a production! Not knowing any other way, I made my baked … Continue reading