Use Garlicky Bread Crumbs as a topping for pasta dishes, tacos, salads, and wherever you want a pop of crunchy garlic. I use them in place of Parmesan cheese. This is a something-for-nothing recipe because you can use the heels from your bread loaf or day-old French bread that you might otherwise just throw away. […]
I scored a George Foreman grill at a thrift shop for three bucks. I love how quickly it grills vegetables, especially eggplant. I eat them hot off the grill as a side dish. These tender grilled eggplant slices would be excellent layered with tomato sauce for eggplant casserole or eggplant subs. About the George Foreman […]
My version of this classic rustic French eggplant and pepper stew amps up the flavor with oregano, chipotle, and black olives. Cook it with set-and-forget ease in your slow cooker. You don’t need to be a cartoon mouse French chef or loads of time in the kitchen to dazzle your family. This recipe makes a […]
Use this template recipe to make a quick, healthy tomato sauce that packs loads of nutrition and flavor. Homemade tomato sauce tastes so much better than the bottled kind. With just a few minutes of cooking, you can avoid the added sugar, oil, and citric acid found in most commercial sauces. We eat a variation […]
Use olives and larder ingredients plus fresh vegetables for a lighter version of Pasta Puttanesca. Vegan with gluten-free options.
A quick zap or steam turns red cabbage and summer squash into a tasty side dish in under 10 minutes. Toss with Italian dressing to link the flavors and serve hot or cold. Vegan and gluten-free with oil-free option.