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Mediterranean Eggplant Ragu

Mediterranean Eggplant Ragu

     So is your garden overflowing with eggplant?  Us here in the South (South Carolina to be exact) have been under the spell of the rain gods!  Everyone with a garden can’t give away their bounty fast enough.  Here is a great quick and easy meal that you packs a flavorful punch.  It’s hearty too, … Continue reading

Spaghetti Mascarpone

Spaghetti Mascarpone

          Spaghetti Mascarpone 1 Meyer lemon, zested and juiced (about 3 tablespoons juice) – If you cannot find a Meyer lemon – they’re usually a late fall fruit – you can substitute ½ lemon juice & ½ tangerine juice or orange juice. 1/2 cup mascarpone cheese 1/2 teaspoon salt a few … Continue reading

Bechamel Sauce

Bechamel Sauce

Bechamel Sauce A white sauce is perhaps the most commonly-used mother sauce for home cooks.  Relatively low-fat, this sauce is often the base for creamy sauces used in gratins, macaroni and cheese, and with the addition of milk and herbs, the base for many pasta sauces.  Easy and quick to make, this is a great … Continue reading

Roasted Tomato, Garlic & Basil Sauce

Roasted Tomato, Garlic & Basil Sauce

Roasted Tomato, Garlic & Basil Sauce Yield: Approximately 3 cups Ingredients 2 pints cherry tomatoes 1 28 oz can of crushed tomatoes 1 head of roasted garlic Fresh basil leaves Fresh italian parsley Fresh thyme salt & pepper Preparation Remove outer layer of skin from garlic, slice about 1/4 inch off top, place in aluminum … Continue reading