Vegetarian Appetizer Recipes for New Year's Eve

There are a surprising number of ways to cook eggplant (including dessert!), but one of the best-known and most beloved is the smoky, creamy Middle Eastern dip called baba ghanoush. Hummus often gets top billing, but use a Japanese or Chinese variety of eggplant and you'll be especially charmed by this humble yet delicious dip, which happens to be perfect for pretty much any holiday.