Spicy Eggplant Pasta Bake

spicy eggplant pasta bake

This year, I planted eggplant in our container garden for the first time. We usually have several large pots on the patio–one for herbs, one for tomatoes and one that in previous years has been occupied by bell pepper plants. However, after really pathetic pepper yields for the past two years (not even one last […]

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

mediterranean chickpea salad

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  This recipe started as a mashup of a niçoise salad and a chickpea salad from Solo Suppers. I didn’t have all the ingredients for either recipe, so I compromised by using elements of both. I incorporated the tuna recommended from the chickpea salad for some additional protein, […]

Mustardy Four-Bean Salad

This summery salad combines kidney, pinto, black and green beans with a mustardy vinaigrette.

This post contains an affiliate link. Learn more.  Here’s another salad that’s perfect for summer. It works as a refreshing side dish or a main course, and while it’s completely delicious on its own with just vegetables and beans, you can also upgrade it to a grain salad. I made this salad to eat for […]