The Ultimate Summer Produce Guide, from Apricots to Zucchini

Summer fruit and vegetables are starting to come into their own again—and if you want to know when everything from strawberries to tomatoes tastes the best, this summer produce guide is a handy cheat...

My Garden 2020

by JMF 3 months ago

I moved recently from lower Westchester County NY to the Southern Catskill Mountains NY. I have been container gardening, very successfully the past ten years. Growing 20-35 plants most years. Bu...

Frozen Eggplant Cutlets Any Good?

by zackly 3 months ago

Just finishing up frying a bunch of breaded eggplants cutlets for Eggplant Parmigiana. This is a messy, time consuming PIA job that I only do because my family loves the finished product. I've nev...

Convection oven roasted eggplants

by Lotenie 4 months ago

The instructions for roasting oil free eggplants in the oven are: "Heat oven to 375 degrees F, and then roast eggplants until very soft; 25 to 30 minutes" What would be the temperature and time ...

Eggplant Meatballs?

by zackly 6 months ago

I want to make breaded, fried eggplant meatballs. I've never made them. There are many recipes online for these including some that use diced (peeled or unpeeled) eggplant sauteed, others that use ...

eggplant recipes that don't involve tomatoes

by phoenikia 10 years ago

Most of my eggplant recipes call for tomatoes, tomato paste or tomato sauce. After a couple tomato-heavy dinners, I'm looking for a new way to prepare my eggplants. I don't have access to a gri...

Pea Eggplants aka Bitter Eggplants at Eden Center

by BrianYarvin 2 years ago

Hi, I've been unable to find Pea Eggplants (sometimes called bitter eggplants) in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. They're a popular ingredient all over Southeast Asia and Africa too. Has anybody seen ...

Thai basil, kaffir lime leaves, Thai eggplant in bay area

by learntocookchinese 3 years ago

I think I've seen Thai basil and kaffir lime leaves before at Ranch 99 in Mountain View, but they aren't there now. Are they only there when they're in season? Can I get them frozen?

Old Eggplant, any Tricks?

by zackly 3 years ago

I have some eggplant I didn't use before I went on vacation. Now that I've returned I was going to toss it but I hate wasting food unnecessarily. I'm lucky in that grocers around here have beautifu...

Eggplant Rollatini, Baked or Not?

by zackly 3 years ago

http://www.nickstellino.com/Recipes/Menu/Recipe/?vrec=505b I was watching Nick Stellino on TV preparing eggplant rollatini, recently. He pan grilled the eggplant cutlets and made a fresh, uncook...

Eggplant stuffed with tuna and bulgur

by LakaKuharica 3 years ago

Canned tuna and bulgur are used to make the classic stuffed aubergine dish lighter and healthier. Servings: 4 Total time: 45 min Prep time: 15 min Cook time: 30 min Ingredients:...

MicroWaving Eggplant Before Using in a Recipe a la Cook's Illustrated

by erica 7 years ago

I just tested this process with a small amount of eggplant, as described here: http://www.cooksillustrated.com/otherdocs/detail.asp?docid=17438 After 6 minutes on power #8, the eggplant cubes...

Searching for a specific eggplant recipe

by beagles8mydough 3 years ago

Ok... i once made these amazing little snacks from eggplant. It was sliced and i fried each slice after it was dipped in some sort of mixture then in sesame seeds... after they were browned each wa...

Sri Lankan Fried Carmelized Eggplant

by HorseTears 3 years ago

A few weeks ago, I was visiting a friend in Anaheim, CA and stopped for a quick meal at a quick-service Sri Lankan joint and had a truly delicious eggplant dish. Deep fried eggplant cooked in a ca...

Eggplant parm hero Gold Coast

by mrsdebdav 3 years ago

After 6+ decades of NY living, and many years of Chicago visiting, I've relocated to the Gold Coast. I'm homesick for a good (and preferably delivery-available) eggplant parm hero. I tried Italian ...

Fermented WAY too much eggplant

by Chowemooshi 5 years ago

I got quite into fermenting this summer and got very carried away. I thought I'd ferment one eggplant for caponata or some exotic variant of baba ghanouj, but I lost my mind and made, um, three qu...

Help save bitter baba ghanouj

by mellie 13 years ago

We love baba ghanouj from Middle Eastern restaurants. Tried making it myself for the first time. Roasted 2 eggplants and then removed some of the seeds but unfortunately not all... Added lemon juic...

"sexing" eggplants - past thread

by suzannapilaf 15 years ago

I've done a search but can't find a thread from a few months back on the subject of removing bitterness from eggplants. Someone posted that male eggplants are not bitter and told how you can tell t...

Help Roasting Fairytale Eggplant for Italian Dish?

by ericeman 4 years ago

I bought some fairytale eggplant and as much as easy at it would be to slice and dice them and throw them into any old eggplant dish I'd like to roast them whole... 1. What's the roasting proce...