Eggplant Hasselback

I originally heard about this way of preparing eggplant from my sister-in-law, Debbie. Later I found this recipe. It calls for a cup of marinara sauce, therefore I categorized it as “Meatless.” However I happened to have some of my homemade meat sauce in the freezer when I made this, so I used that. The…

Debbie’s Stromboli

My sister-in-law, Debbie who is an amazing cook, shared this recipe with me many years ago. Since a whole Stromboli is more than the two of us can eat in one sitting, I like to make it as an appetizer to share with a group. The filling ingredients can vary according to what you’re in…

Tortellini Soup

This delicious soup comes from my friend, Gail. It can be put together very quickly, with most ingredients you probably already have available. 1 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cups each carrots, celery, onion, diced 2 teaspoons minced garlic 32 ounces Chicken Broth 14 1/2  ounce can chopped tomatoes, undrained (basil/garlic) 10 ounces fresh baby spinach…