Category Archives: eggplant

Bounteous harvest

This long, lingering Indian Summer — or whatever the weather is doing with several weeks of hot, sunny days — is bringing in a huge crop of warm weather vegetables. Great, flavorful tomatoes. Great peppers of all shapes and colors. … Continue reading

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What’s up and coming

Cucumbers are flowering and growing wildly up the trellis. Soon there will be many varieties of cucumbers to relish.           Bush beans (here) and pole beans are flowering. Soon there will be many fillet beans to … Continue reading

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Smoky eggplant dip

Great video with Melissa Clark from the New York Times about what to do with eggplant.

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Many eggplant varieties

The New York Times has a new recipe for my favorite eggplant dish Imam Bayildi, a Turkish delight. Enjoy! It’s a great year for eggplant. Many large, delicious fruits. When roasted, they have a wonderful smoky flavor.

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Grilled eggplant

The New York Times has a great spread of twelve easy recipes for grilled eggplant. (It even prints out nicely on a single page arranged by rounds, halves, planks and whole.)  Looking forward to trying all twelve recipes in the … Continue reading

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End of the year free for all

The ten days of Indian summer last week certainly was the last hurrah of this growing season. Over the weekend, I picked twelve pounds of red tomatoes, not counting cherries, and a dozen Japanese finger eggplant. All these came to … Continue reading

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Eggplant

The Turks have an eggplant dish Imam bayildi, the imam fainted, with pleasure because the dish was so very delicious. First time I ate it, I swooned too and became enamored of eggplant. Gardening at a community garden for a … Continue reading

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