Grilled Stuffed Eggplant

In addition to an overwhelming amount of cucumber and zucchini, I’ve been getting a lot of eggplant in my CSA.  As much as I love eggplant parm, it’s far too time-consuming for my effort. So as an alternative, and trying to clean out my some things in my freezer, I defrosted some ground beef and…

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Mediterranean Stuffed Veal Breast

Preparing less common cuts of meat can be intimidating.  These little known treasures typically require longer cooking times and benefit from braising.  They also tend to be inexpensive.  Consider veal breast.  At about $2.99/lb, it’s much cheaper than cutlets or chops. Easy to make and elegant, this recipe should please everyone (unless they have an…

Mom’s Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

I’ve often touted the benefits of cooking, especially as a source of comfort.  In times of sorrow, the smell of baked goods can heal the heart just a little.  The aroma can evoke memories of meals lovingly prepared and holidays past.  For at least a moment, you can fondly recall happier times and smile thinking…