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Master Recipe: Never-the-Same-Twice Vegetable Frittata

The Recipe: An easy-easy frittata, a protein-packed egg dish for breakfast or a light lunch or supper. Most frittatas contain little to no milk, here the eggs are mixed with lots of milk, this result is a soft and silky quiche-like custard that envelops the vegetables and pockets of warm cheese. This is one you'll make again and again!The Conversation: I just "knew" I should love both frittatas and Donna Hay. But it took this special frittata recipe to make it happen. This recipe is so quick and easy
that I'm adding it to a special collection of easy summer recipes
published every summer since 2009.
This is the very first Summer Easy recipe for 2015 but
watch for new "summer easy" recipes all summer long.
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First Thing. By all rights, I should have long loved a frittata. Pronounced [free-TAH-tah], it's an Italian egg dish, endlessly variable. Think open-faced omelette or crustless quiche. H…

Greek Baked Beans (Gigantes Plaki)

Dried beans cooked Greek-style until creamy with tomatoes and warm spices, a fresh, healthy alternative to American-style sugar-heavy baked beans for parties, potlucks and okay sure, even for dinner. :-) Real Food. Low Cal. Weight Watchers Friendly. Naturally Gluten Free. Not just vegan, Vegan Done Real. The Conversation: How and why to cook dried beans in the oven instead of on the stove. It's super easy and there's no more boiling over a pot of beans! ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~


Let's Talk Beans, Dried Beans.So, people, dried beans. Who cooks them on the stovetop? Me, I did too! But almost every time, yikes, I would get distracted and the stove would be too hot and the beans would spill over. WHAT A MESS! You turn the heat down and carry on, of course but oh that stove is a total mess, really hard to scrub clean! Once, even, I didn't clean the stove for a couple of days. We had a condo on the Florida Gulf Coast for a few days and somehow, surprise-surprise, beach-w…