Eggplant is one of my favorite foods. It is almost decadent with its creamy texture, and so versatile because it loves soaking in the flavors of seasonings or sauces like a thirsty sponge. Eggplant is like the guy everyone gets along with — super easy going and plays well with others.
This attribute is especially valuable in a recipe like this, where some seriously vibrant flavors are at work. Thank you, The Kitchn, you never let me down. I made some adjustments, swapping in ribbons of mint for parsley, and feta in place of goat cheese, but the rest the preparation was spot on. The dish is a bit tangy, a bit smoky, creamy, fresh, mouthwatering. Healthy and light, yet comforting and indulgent at the same time…[Read Full Post]Read This Article
This Eggplant Parm is a game changer. I mean it. It is one of the BEST THINGS I’VE EVER MADE. (Sorry, I’ll stop shouting at you now. I’m excited.) But no, seriously, it is ridiculously good. The kind of good that people swoon over. In-laws, significant others, discerning foodies, staunch meat-lovers, genuine Italiansâ€¦no one is immune to the deliciousness of this parm. Is your mama famous for her eggplant parm? Well, not to start anything, but…this one might be better!
I know, you’re asking me right now, â€œBut Steph, what about the Eggplant Parm of My Dreams you wrote about before?â€ Well, I’ll never turn down a dish of the Testaverde’s eggplant parm – NEVER – but truth be told, this Baked Eggplant Parm is the last recipe I’ll ever need for this dish…[Read Full Post]Read This Article
Holy Smokes. This Eggplant Parm is friggin amazing. I was sitting at the kitchen counter back home in NJ, hunched over a Tupperware container holding what might as well have been hidden treasure. I ate quickly, stealing furtive glances at the door. I’m a thief. This eggplant parm wasn’t meant for me.
My big brother T had come home as well to help me plan my bridal shower menu, and well, there are a few things that are a given whenever we go home. 1) My mom makes us drink healing potions of Chinese herbal teas and soups (that’s for another post), 2) We start our diet of a bagel a day, and 3) Our Italian childhood friends bring us leftovers from our #1 most requested dish – homemade Eggplant Parmigiana…[Read Full Post]Read This Article
Hua entered the next age bracket of his life last week and we celebrated with two of his favorite things: friends and food! As …Read This Article