Category Archives: eggplant

Oct 15

Eggplant Pomodoro

Has anyone else noticed grocery prices going through the roof lately? I certainly have – especially the cost of meat. I definitely consider myself a carnivore but have been cutting back lately because of this. Fortunately, recipes like the one … Continue reading

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Sep 15

Eggplant Rollatini

Tired of eggplant recipes yet? I feel like it’s been the main ingredient in many of my dishes lately. Tis the season, I guess…but either way, they’re great to have, and even better when they’re healthy like this one. I … Continue reading

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May 30

Beef and Eggplant Ragu over Spaghetti Squash

Today.is.day.30. Whole30 is just about complete! And I feel great. So great that I’m considering doing it again in a few months. For now, I’ll continue on with a low carb diet (I thought about Paleo, but I need my … Continue reading

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Jan 28

Pasta alla Norma

There’s never a bad time for pasta.  Especially when you’re looking for something comforting.  Italians know exactly what to do.   This is one of those quick, easy, delicious and “homey” meals that instantly makes you feel better. It would … Continue reading

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Sep 14

Eggplant, Prosciutto & Cheese "Sandwiches"

Not long ago, I told you about my sister’s mother-in-law and her delicious pitacella.  Nina’s food was always truly amazing.  Every Christmas, she’d surprise her large crowd of guests with a different main course…goat, rabbit, quail…no matter what, you knew … Continue reading

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Mar 30

Pasta with Peas & Eggplant

I’m sure I’m not the only one who cooks with ingredients that their spouse doesn’t like when they’re not home for dinner.  Right?  Raise your hand, friends…nice and high…I know you’re out there. One of the items on Frank’s black … Continue reading

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Oct 28

Talk to me

I’m curious – do you enjoy my simple pasta dish recipes?  Do you find them useful?  I ask because there are so many of them that I haven’t blogged, just because I’m not sure if they’d be appreciated.  A very … Continue reading

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Oct 19

A "meaty" stew

I threw this together and it hit the table 30 minutes later.  Quick, delicious and satisfying!  Oh yeah, and healthy 🙂  What’s your favorite meatless meal?  Try this soon – it may just end up at the top of your … Continue reading

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Sep 21

The healthy way out

Eggplant is wonderful.  A clean slate of sorts.  And healthy, too.  Unless you decide to bread it, then fry it in a ton of oil. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE it that way, I really do.  But a healthier … Continue reading

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Mar 11

Cleaning out the fridge again (Lent friendly dish)

***Don’t forget to enter my giveaway HERE!*** Every once in a while I open up the door to the fridge (and freezer) and think, okay, what can I concoct today?  I get these sudden urges to throw something together that … Continue reading

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