A Smoky Eggplant Beef Burger―No Grill Needed

Craving a burger this Labor Day weekend but don't have a grill? This smoky eggplant beef burger recipe is made indoors and is simply perfect. We’ve all been there: We’re rifling through the fridge for...

Happy Hour at Giuseppe's Cucina Rustica | San Luis Obispo

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 21 days ago

Yesterday FB memories reminded me that two years ago (11/5/19) I'd stopped in SLO on my way home from Los Angeles. Happy hour at Giuseppe's Italian Restaurant in downtown was the right choice for a...

What to do with leftover Melizanosalata?

by mna 25 days ago

That’s it in a nutshell, any and all suggestions welcomed. Thanks

Aida's in the Beach spiced eggplant

by TomKt 1 month ago

Trying to find a recipe that comes close to what Aida's in the Beach used to make. A stewed, mildly spiced eggplant that I crave to this day. Recipes I've tried are too tomatoey, or have the wrong ...

Your favorite Eggplant

by Bigley9 3 months ago

I really like eggplant, especially when it is the star of the dish. I've made a few good things so far this summer - roasted eggplant slices with a preserved lemon vinaigrette over rice, an eggpla...

Flavorless Eggplant

by zackly 4 months ago

Have they engineered the flavor out of eggplant for appearance and shelf life? Supermarket eggplant used to be nasty looking in the winter here on the East Coast but it tasted good. Now, it looks p...

Method for: Roasted Eggplant with Caramelized Tahini and Cucumber-Yogurt Sauce PLEASE!

by hudsonvlley 1 year ago

I have had similar at local Mediterranean restaurant-- and have made SE version. Would like to make MS version, if you would send the method(I have ingredient list.). MANY THANKS! great dish!

How To Tell If An Older Eggplant Is Bitter?

by zackly 1 year ago

I made eggplant parmigiana yesterday. I had two fresher (smooth skin) eggplants and this older one that I found in the back of my fridge. I used the newer ones because I didn't want to risk screwin...

Preparing eggplant for stew

by lizmom 1 year ago

I want to make Khoresh Badamjan (Iranian eggplant and beef stew). I'm an invalid who can't be out of bed very long. I have to make it extreme shortcuts. I can't keep making trips back and forth to ...

Caramelized eggplant recipe search

by kitsapkittie 1 year ago

Does anyone remember the Green Papaya Vietnamese restaurant that used to exist on Pike or Pine St. about 10 + years ago? I'm trying to find their "caramelized eggplant" recipe that I still yearn fo...

My Garden 2020

by JMF 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years 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 11 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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...