Category: Eggplant

Eggplant are a wonderful member of the nightshade family (along with peppers and tomatoes). Though we all consider eggplant to be a veg, it's actually a fruit. Available in many shapes and sizes, the purple color is almost always common to the veg.  Some varieties have light purple lines drawn on the skin, while others are completely purple.  It happens to be one of my favorite summer time staples. I love this veg (or fruit) grilled, sauteed, or baked and made in to the babaganoush. It's a delight.

The Hippy Bowl

The hippy bowl is many things to many people. But in short, the hippy bowl is a healthy meal crammed full of just about anything you can find. For instance, gogi berries, sunflower seeds, sprouts, quinoa, rice, lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, avocado, and on, and on, and on. I find the hippy bowl to be not …

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Iraqui Dolma

Iraqui Dolma up close

Source: Adapted from the Together Cookbook with Meghan Markle Iraqui Dolma I was first introduced to Iraqui Dolma when I was about 20 years old. What a 20 year old, Italian-American girl would know or remember from her first Dolma meal is hard to say…but this girl remembered it all, down to her first bite. …

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Eggplant Parmesan

Source:  Mom, cir. 1970’s Mom’s eggplant parmesan Since forever my mom has been making her eggplant parmesan. When I knew she was making this dish, I was always close by to nibble on the fried eggplant. There were times when she almost didn’t have enough for her dish, but somehow we always made it work. …

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