Eggplant Sandwich (With Quick-Pickled Carrots & Onions)

baguette style bread topped with sliced of roasted eggplant and pickled carrots

Here’s a festive meal that might win over the eggplant averse. If you really want to stack the deck, make it with a soft baguette-style bread. You should feel free to improvise with this sandwich. The key elements are some kind of soft and chewy bread, baked eggplant (straight from the oven or leftover), a […]

Baked Eggplant Slices

sliced of baked eggplant on a baking sheet

Good news! No need to salt the eggplant for this process. This is quick and easy. Serve as an appetizer, side dish, or pair it with pasta and marinara. My favorite thing to do with baked eggplant slices is this Eggplant Sandwich which you can make when the eggplant comes out of the oven or […]

Ratatouille

Ratatouille in a black pot

Ratatouille is a French stew that makes the most of everything you might have in abundance at the end of summer: eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini and fresh herbs. Serve it over rice or pair with crusty bread. Not only is summer stew colorful, it’s delicious! Big Picture Let the vegetables you have on hand inform the […]

Graffiti Eggplant

One large and four small pink and purple deckled eggplants on a light wood background

Graffiti Eggplant Veggie Type: Nightshade. Botanically a berry. Season: Summer through Fall Peak months: August – October Uses:  Graffiti Eggplant Inspiration More graffiti eggplant inspiration coming soon! Let us know on our Facebook page that you’re waiting for it and we’ll let you know as soon as it is available.

Eggplant

three eggplants

Eggplant Veggie Type: Nightshade. Botanically speaking, a berry. Season: Summer Peak months: July-September Uses:  The texture and versatility of eggplant make it a great meat substitute. Try it pan-fried with breadcrumbs or grilled and used in a cheesy panini. Other popular eggplant recipes are Eggplant Parmesan,  Ratatouille, and Baba Ghanoush. Storage: Though eggplants look tough, they actually […]