Summer’s Garden Ratatouille

The first time I tried ratatouille was my husband’s Aunt Mary’s recipe. I thought it was heavenly, but she kept the recipe a secret and it passed with her when she left this earth. Here is a delicious ratatouille recipe by Cookie and Kate. It’s great on pasta or baguette. This is a perfect time of year to make it because of all the fresh garden vegetables.


Hello! I am excited that you’ve come to my recipe blog! My name is Carole and I am a retired middle school librarian who loves to cruise the Internet for delicious recipes to try. I enjoy researching and collecting recipes and have discovered many of them from incredible food developers. As a side interest, I also started posting photos of my baking and cooking on Instagram and gave credit to the creators of these recipes. Much to my surprise, food developers wrote encouraging comments and appreciated that I shared my photos. It was so fun to hear from them!

It was during the beginning of the pandemic, when I had a bit more time that I began imagining a blog/website where I could share the recipes that I have found and tested myself. That idea is the basis for this site. I thought it might be fun for me to collect and share recipes with others as well as post food related information that I discover along the way!

I hope that you will join me in my food journey by following my blog posts, exploring this library of recipes and reading the tidbits of information on the blog and overall site. Check out the links to great food posted on this site and try them out. Let me know what you think! Get inspired and have fun! — Carole @vermontgiardiniera

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