Classic Italian Lasagna

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Classic Italian Lasagna

When it comes to food, my family has always known one thing to be true. Denise does not like lasagna. At the tender age of seven, I proved my distaste for this dish by throwing a plateful of lasagna off a balcony. (Unfortunately, it landed on our car so I was found out.) This fact held true for 37 years. Then, I attended a party held in my honor. An out-of-the-loop family member served lasagna. Being polite, I ate that lasagna. The first bite left me confused. I liked it. How could I possibly like lasagna? I never liked it. I

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Why I Threw the Lasagna Off the Balcony and Other Confessions of a Picky Eater

Homemade lasagna I am a picky eater. There is no denying it. Although I will say that some people view me as being pickier than I really am. I find it humorous, at times, when the topic of me being picky comes up. Someone will invariably say, “My parents didn’t let me be picky. I had to eat everything, and I learned to like it.” I usually find that comment highly offensive. It is basically saying that my parents must not have done their job. That is far from the truth. I was not allowed to be picky. I just

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