Sichuanese Eggplant from Andrew Wong

Sichuanese Eggplant from Andrew Wong

  I never ate eggplant until I was forty. My life was just not on a track that wandered through vegetables. Now I encounter eggplant in Italian and Chinese food weekly. As a kid, my Italian experience was limited to macaroni and cheese from Kraft. Our weekly take...
Cumin-Roasted Eggplant Wedges from Sirocco

Cumin-Roasted Eggplant Wedges from Sirocco

  How do you feel about eggplant? I was in my 30s before I ever ate one, and it was not very good. I don’t remember seeing them in produce section of my supermarket in Oregon as a kid. And, after I married Suzi, she stopped asking me to eat them and simply...
TBT Recipe: Baked Eggplant with Lemon Infused Couscous

TBT Recipe: Baked Eggplant with Lemon Infused Couscous

This week's TBT recipe is a celebration of a personal culinary milestone. Until I met Suzi, I never ate eggplant. Oh, I'd sample a couple of tastes in Chinese restaurants and fled to the bathroom. I had come to believe that there is nothing worse on earth....