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Authentic Italian Eggplant Parmesan Melanzane di Parmigiana

Eggplant – about 3 pounds sliced lengthwise in ¼ inch slices 8 oz fresh mozzarella ripped into 1 inch pieces 1 cup flour 2 cups extra virgin olive oil – EVOO – can use virgin oil Parmigiano Reggiano – 1 cup freshly grated Tomato sauce – recipe below Salt sliced eggplant and leave with a… Continue reading Authentic Italian Eggplant Parmesan Melanzane di Parmigiana

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Zucchini Bechamel Lasagna

Recipe 1 pound no boil lasagna Pasta- or fresh pasta 3 medium Zucchini sliced into thin rounds Oil for frying (I prefer 100% Olive Oil but Vegetable Oil will work too) 4 Oz Fontina Cheese shredded 4 Oz Asiago Cheese shredded 12 Oz Fresh Mozzarella shredded For the Bechamel 1 3/4 Cups Milk 3 Tbsp… Continue reading Zucchini Bechamel Lasagna

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All About Artichokes- even though the season is ending now…but I haven’t eaten one this year!

VIDEO: How to trim artichokes Roman style Am I crazy to try artichokes since 100% of commercially grown come from California where I am from? If they grew in louisiana in the 1800’s I would think they can grow here… 1500s – In the 16th century, Catherine de Medici (1519-1589), married to King Henry II… Continue reading All About Artichokes- even though the season is ending now…but I haven’t eaten one this year!

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Make Ahead Strawberry Whipped Cream that doesn’t fall or melt for hours!

Make Ahead Strawberry Whipped Cream No more whipped cream liquid lake! It will stay stiff for hours! Frosts 1, 8-inch layer cake.  I use an already made Angel Food Cake when I’m in a hurry. 1/3 cup granulated sugar 1-tablespoon cornstarch 3 cups cold heavy cream 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup strawberries –… Continue reading Make Ahead Strawberry Whipped Cream that doesn’t fall or melt for hours!