Recipe: Eggplant Parmesan (or the eggplant that wouldn’t die)

Eggplant ParmesanEggplant is a difficult vegetable.

For one thing, it’s difficult to interest my husband in anything involving eggplant. For another, any dish that features eggplant seems to involve a ton of prep work – you have to salt the eggplant, fry the eggplant, and make all the accompanying elements designed to hide the… Continue reading

Recipe: Classic Eggplant Caponata

Ingredients for eggplant caponata

Eggplant Caponata ingredients from my garden

The garden fruits of summer are still going strong in September in Iowa, and with ingredients like these in my garden, my thoughts turn to Eggplant Caponata.

Caponata is a Sicilian eggplant relish that combines salty, sweet and tangy elements into one delicious stewy spread. I like it… Continue reading