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Baked Eggplant Parmesan, without the Parmesan 

I’m sure a lot of you are going to see the word eggplant and immediately stop reading this post…but wait! Before you go, hear me out. Eggplant isn’t my favorite vegetable either, it’s spongy and bland. But when you prepare it the proper way – like with loads of cheese, bread crumbs and marinara sauce – it can be rather tasty!

Poor little eggplant, just needs a little T.L.C…

Don’t we all?!

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One Pot Garlic Havarti Pasta.

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I’ve been craving pasta lately…(okay, let’s be real. I ALWAYS crave pasta. This is nothing new).

And not just any pasta, I’ve been yearning for pasta with thick, creamy white sauce.  I’ll be honest, I’ve never been a huge red pasta sauce gal.

“What do you mean?!” Bryan would say…“You put red sauce on everything…”

Okay, while he may be right (please don’t tell him I said that), for some reason I only like red sauce when I’m dipping breadsticks into it or smothering it on top of pizza (which already has some on it).

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Creamy Corn Relish.

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I’m a huge fan of corn (and no, I don’t mean the band Korn).  I think it stems from early childhood when my grandpa would bring over fresh corn straight from his garden and it tasted like nothing else on the planet.  Oh man my grandpa could grow and cook a mean corn on the cob.

“The trick is to only boil it for 2 minutes tops,” he would always say.  “People cook it too long and it gets mushy.”

This trick passed on down the line to my mother and now me…

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