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A Way to Make Lasagna

Sometimes I imagine myself in long-ago Italy, in some dark, earth-toned kitchen with a big stone hearth and lots of wood on the fire for baking bread among the embers in terra cotta baking pans.  I imagine an older woman teaching me, with her long gray hair in a bun on the back of her… Continue reading A Way to Make Lasagna

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Decadent (and healthy!) Eggplant Lasagna

I love to cook. I really do. I completely enjoy finding new ways to use the ingredients that I love to create something that my family, my friends, and I will enjoy. If  the outcome is something that is good for us, that’s even better! When spring comes along, I begin longing for fresh vegetables from our… Continue reading Decadent (and healthy!) Eggplant Lasagna

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Everyone’s home, so mama cooks!

It was an unusual occurrence, brought about by the beautiful and much-needed rain falling on East Texas: all five of us in the family were going to be home ALL DAY.  It was so nice to sleep in, then get up and go to a local used bookstore by myself to browse around (found a… Continue reading Everyone’s home, so mama cooks!