Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Slow-Cooker Lasagna Primavera

Contributed by Robin Robertson, author of Fresh from the Vegan Slow Cooker * (The Harvard Common Press, 2012). One of the things I like most about using a slow cooker is its versatility.  While it is ideal for cooking beans, stews, soups, and chili, it can also be used to cook some things that may surprise […]

Penne or Ziti with Roasted Eggplant, Bell Peppers and Olives

This delightful pasta dish, filled with roasted eggplant and peppers, will pique your senses. Make it for a family dinner, buffet entrée, or potluck dish. It could even make a great barbecue side dish, if you cook the veggies on the grill instead of in the oven.

Pasta with Sicilian Lentil Sauce

I first heard of this dish from a friend whose Italian mother-in-law makes it regularly. Always one to go for hearty and offbeat combinations, I couldn’t wait to try it. This is a filling dish, and you’ll need only a simple salad and a green vegetable such as broccoli to make a satisfying meal.