Tag Archives: Eggplant

Italian Aubergine and Dirty Rice

This doesn’t look very exciting, but I can assure you that it was flavorful way beyond its appearance. It was lunch time, just walking in the door from a medical ordeal – and boy, were we hungry! Available items were … Continue reading

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Eggplant Ragout and Mini Penne

Eggplant . . . not my favorite food, but WOW – this turned out great.  And unexpectedly easy.  I read somewhere years ago that it improves the stringent feeling of eggplant if it is salted and drained before cooking/roasting it.  … Continue reading

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Meatballs and Eggplant 

   Meatballs with eggplant and sweet onions in a tomato sauce over angel hair pasta, and the rest of the Brussels sprouts.  I made a batch of whole wheat bread – six sandwich rolls with sesame seeds, and a good-sized … Continue reading

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Italian Flag Colors, With Eggplant

Another posting experiment from my iPhone. Dinner two nights ago was Eggplant Parmesan. Between then and now we acquired quite a few red peppers, a pound of mushrooms, and some spinach. I sautéed the fresh veggies, then pushed them aside … Continue reading

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Aubergine Mediterranean (Eggplant Italiano)

We love eggplant, but I don’t always remember to start salting it down an hour ahead of time, but this time I did! I had about twenty beautiful tomatoes and a whole batch of red peppers, so with two of … Continue reading

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Salted Eggplant

New post at ANIMALS SPOTTED. This is the first step to a delicious sweet eggplant dish without the acrid bitterness that can manifest. Cut the eggplant into slices about 3/4″ thick (or whatever you like, but this thickness works fairly … Continue reading

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The One-Hour Dinner

This is what I love about leftovers. I started dinner at 7:45, and a few minutes before nine, I was out of the kitchen. No microwave use; all four burners on the stove were in service, and I washed the … Continue reading

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