KITCHEN GARDEN : Pork, Bean, and Cheese Stuffed Banana Peppers

The subtle cousin, banana peppers are welcome company -providing the perfect surroundings for the mingling of meat, beans, and cheese.


KITCHEN GARDEN : Roasted Tomato Scampi

As tomatoes shrivel and darken in the heat, they get rich and sweet.

Ratatouille Polenta Pie

Make use of fresh herbs if you have them, but this can also be made in the middle of winter when you are starving for the summer sun. For this reason, I used dried herbs. The recipe can be made in three stages and with different choices (eggs optional). This is a “choose-your-own-adventure” meal. RATATOUILLE…

Roasted Radicchio with Lamb and Rosemary Pomodoro Sauce

MZN …I collect recipes. Duh. But I especially appreciate those recipes that I can work through in stages. Weeknights are late nights, so I savor a dinner to feed the soul. So if all I have to do is combine things and toss them in a pot or in the oven, my tired spirit rejoices! …