The arrival of a new baby, whether it's the parents' first or their fifth, means that moms and dads have their hands plenty full even without worrying about getting dinner on the table. Give the gift of a well-stocked freezer to the new parents: Simply copy the reheating instructions (included in each of these recipes) onto a freezer label and affix to your special deliveries.
This Italian-American classic doesn't have to be heavy. We kept the breadcrumb coating light and delicate so that the eggplant's flavor can shine.
Preserve the summer season by gathering as many beautiful, just-picked tomatoes as you can find, cook up a big pot of sauce, and stow containers of it in the freezer. This recipe makes enough sauce for three spaghetti dinners for four. Include a batch of frozen meatballs along with the sauce if you like.