Pandemic Pantry: Cream of Mushroom Soup

Autumn is a great season for soups. This mild recipe isn’t as rich as a standard cream of mushroom soup, but it also offers some more options if your pantry is running a bit low on ingredients. This soup derives much of its “creaminess” from the potato and onions, so if you’re running out of…

Experiments in Eggplant Parmesan

When I was a kid, I hated eggplant. I suspect this is because my first encounter with the fruit was a slimy, over-grilled, cold slab, drowned in acrid balsamic vinegar and smoky olive oil and black pepper, all flavors too intense for my undeveloped four year old palate. As befit my age, I took a…