Located in the heart of Preston County, Modern Homestead is a collection of restored homes that include a coffee & gift shop, guest houses and seasonal greenhouses.

Pantry Staples Make a Quick, Delicious Supper

Penne with Eggplant

Recipe Tip: Any left over vegetables can be used.

An easy to make dinner with wine and fresh crusty bread. A completely perfect meal.




  1. Cook pasta according to package directions.
  2. Cover bottom of saucepan with olive oil. On medium heat, add eggplant and onions to oil and cook until eggplant is dark brown, stirring occasionally.
  3. When the eggplant is soft add one cup of water. Stir, scraping the bottom of the pan.
  4. Add pasta sauce and simmer for 5 minutes. Pour over pasta and top with lots of Parmesan cheese.

In Bloom Now: Many Shades of Coral Bells

Discover Heirloom Tomatoes