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Do you ever ask your family what they want to for dinner and no one can agree on the perfect meal?  That’s a common occurrence at my house too but recently I received a request for lasagna and thought it was a great suggestion…but what kind should I make?  Andrew is more of a meat eater so I knew he would want a traditional lasagna, but I would prefer something more veggie based.  Luckily, I have the perfect pan for the job, so I was able to accommodate both! ***Disclaimer – if you click on the link to any of the recipes listed in this post you will be directed to the full recipe.  The recipes posted are for use in a 9×13 pan.  Please reduce the recipe to 1/3 if you are using a similar 3-lasagna pan*** All of the recipes I’m going to share with you are delicious!  … Continue reading

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Eggplant Parmesan is a classic Italian dish with layers of breaded eggplant, tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheese, and is the perfect dish for Meatless Monday’s.  It’s delicious, healthy, and packed full of flavor.  Think hearty meal without the meat or a vegetarian version of Chicken Parmesan. The recipe can be found here. Start by preheating the oven and preparing a baking sheet with a wire rack.  The wire rack will help with air flow and circulation for even baking. Slice the eggplant(s) into ¼ inch slices. In a small bowl, whisk together eggs, melted butter, salt and pepper.  In another bowl, mix together breadcrumbs, Italian seasoning, salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese. Bread the eggplant by dipping in the egg/butter mixture and then coating in the breadcrumb/Parmesan mixture. Place on the wire rack.  Repeat this step until you have enough eggplant to make 2 layers in a baking dish.  The size of the eggplant will vary.  If you … Continue reading

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