During the evenings I am usually engaged with my iPad, sitting on the couch in the living room with the television on and myself either reading or writing on my iPad. My husband is sitting on the other couch across from me, reading and writing on his, romantic don’t you think. Yesterday I decided to take the extra eggplant and zucchini, slice them long ways, salt, pepper and sprinkle both oregano and olive oil and roast them in the oven to make a type of vegetarian lasagna since I had ricotta, homemade tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese lying around. I prepared the cookie sheets with the vegetables and into the oven they went at a comfortable temperature of 350F. I go back to my couch and start to read through some articles and my husband comes back into the living room and says what smells so nice and roasted. I didn’t even register that he had left the room, I jumped up, threw Jack the dog off my lap and ran into the kitchen, opened the oven door and was greeted with blackened eggplant, not all of them, two were salvageable, so was the zucchini, I had forgotten to mention the sliced onion, that was burnt to a charred crisp. Oh dear, I took what I could and constructed your basic lasagna minus the pasta sheets, and put the final layer of mozzarella cheese on top and back into the oven it went. I return to the living room to start reading again and lo and behold, my husband comes back into the living room and says it smells nice in the kitchen, I throw Jack back up into the air, run into the kitchen and take out the lasagna which isn’t black but a nice dark tan, salvageable and quite tasty. You would think that I would have learned my lesson the first time but no. The iPad is quite addictive and I lose all track of time and forget food, not good when you are cooking. I did get a good laugh at myself afterwards.