Tag Archives: Eggplant

Nicely Spiced Eggplant

First things first. This recipe can be vegetarian, so Ima classifying it that way, but… even though it is quite good as a vegetarian main course or side dish, it is also, without a doubt, so much better when you … Continue reading

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Crispity Eggplant and Pork Stir Fry

This was a pretty tasty, and easy to make, two-pot dinner (one pot for the stir-fry, and one to soak the rice noodles. You can even make it vegetarian, if you like, by adding extra-firm tofu, treating it as you … Continue reading

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Parfait! Eggplant ‘Meatballs’ With Asian Barbecue Sauce

So, yeh, the first time I made these meatless meatballs, I more or less followed Melissa d’Arabian’s recipe and served them for dinner topped with marinara and cheese. And they were good. This time, I tweaked the seasonings a bit … Continue reading

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Caponata

Back in the day, at my first job out of school, I worked with a great group of ladies from a large Italian East Boston family, and they loved food. Helen and Jebby were the first to introduce me to … Continue reading

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My Favorite Ratatouille

I’ve always enjoyed ratatouille, and have several different versions (uses) posted right here, and here (pizza style), and here; but this one is by far my fave. I based this recipe on one that was adapted from a recipe on … Continue reading

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Eggplant Meatballs

Nicely spiced meatballs are baked before adding a bit of marinara and cheese and baked again to an ooey-gooey goodness that went pretty darned nicely will baked pork chops with cherry peppers and artichokes. Made out of roasted eggplant and … Continue reading

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Eggplant With Vodka Sauce

So, yeh, this little beauty was what I had for lunch today… leftover oven-fried eggplant layered with provolone and shredded Mozz, Parmesan and Asiago cheeses in a very nice vodka sauce. Nice; especially leftover, fresh from the ‘wave with a … Continue reading

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Sherry Peppers Eggplant Stir-Fry

There are a couple of different ways you can approach this wicked tasty dish… Vegetarian? No problem! Substitute tofu for the ground pork, or mebbe skip this step all together, the eggplant by itself is well worth the (minimal) effort. … Continue reading

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Ratatouille

Rich, spicy, and oh! so easy to toss together, this vegetable stew is as welcome fresh and warm from the slow cooker for dinner as it is (and mebbe even a touch better) the next day, at room temperature in … Continue reading

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Sweet and Sour Eggplant

No, not THAT kind of sweet and sour… This is actually an Italian recipe – Melanzane in Agrodolce from Mario Batali; and it is quite good – tho’ I probably should have served it as part of a platter of … Continue reading

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