Eggplant Parmesan

Heather says: Now I know you are just dying for a way to use your new-found basic marinara. How about eggplant parmesan? Those alien looking vegetables are quite tasty when oven fried in breadcrumbs and cheese. Eggplant Parmesan 2 ripe medium eggplant 1 cup breadcrumbs 2/3 cup grated parmesan (+shredded for garnish) ~ 1 tsp … Read more

Marinara, Basic

Heather says: Jarred sauces have their place, especially in a pantry designed to carry a family through extended power outages. However, it is nice to know that a basic marinara sauce requires few ingredients, minimal preparation, and only some time to simmer for robust flavor. Basic Marinara 2 TBSP olive oil 3 cloves garlic minced … Read more

Macaroni and Cheese: Stove Top

Heather says: I haven’t quite figured out what chemical I’m slowly weaning my family from, but it took a while for them to decide to like home made mac and cheese more than the stuff from the box. My husband has finally begun asking for my version specifically, so I believe I have hit upon … Read more