Eggplant Rolls

From Food & Nutrition, a quarterly journal on healthy eating. These are thinly sliced eggplant wrapped around a rice filling and baked with tomato sauce and feta.  A delicious light vegetarian entree; you can also add some cooked ground beef or turkey...

Pork & Pepper Stew

This is a simple dish that is good for a weeknight hearty meal. Pork tenderloin doesn’t take long to cook, and the whole stew just needs a few minutes of simmering without much fussing over it.  I like it with hot sauce, of course, but that’s...

Roasted Tomatoes

Still have lots of tomatoes on hand?  I love roasting them with fresh herbs —thyme, oregano, rosemary or a combination.   You can serve them as a side for just about any protein, eat them cold on a salad, on top of brown rice for a warm vegetarian lunch, or...

Sirloin Chili with Tomatoes

I was in a rush the other day, and needed something I could put on the stove for dinner early and then take care of some other tasks. I looked at all my gorgeous tomatoes lined up on the windowsill, and then thought of the 2 pound sirloin in my freezer (from my other...

Fresh Tomato Marinara

From the 5 Heart Home recipe blog, this is a delicious fresh tomato sauce perfect to take advantage of the summer’s best tomatoes. Use basil, oregano, marjoram or any herbs you prefer. Ingredients 4 pounds ripe tomatoes 1 Tblsp extra-virgin olive oil 4 large...