I love it when our sweet, vegetarian daughter comes home from college for a visit. She insisted on making us dinner and then we sat and listened to music with her. She's always been this way -- an intuitive caretaker. She knows I don't eat dairy, so she only served cheese on the side, making this dish vegan. She's becoming such a great little veggie chef, experimenting with subtleties of flavor. This Italian vegetable melange was delicious, and it was great not to have to think about what to make for dinner, but I best loved the chance to watch her in her element, and to have time to learn about what matters most to her. She's a pretty amazing person.