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Eggplant Balls with Red Pepper Sauce

These are perfect as an appetizer, first course or as tapas. You could also include them in a sporting event party for people who would rather eat good food than watch sporting events. Eggplant “Meat” balls with Red Pepper Sauce … Continue reading

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Pasta Alla Norma

This is a quick and simple way to use an eggplant. The sauce is fantastic over fusilli pasta but any long thick noodle will work. The recipe was inspired by the New York Times one here. Pasta All Norma 1 … Continue reading

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Fried Brown Rice

This is a simple dish that uses up leftover rice. It can have many different ingredients added or substituted in it. Fried Brown Rice 2 cups cooked brown rice 2 eggs beaten with 1 tbsp soy sauce 2 tbsp garlic … Continue reading

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Salmon Poached in Tomato Broth

This recipe is a great way to take advantage of fresh tomatoes and was inspired by this recipe at In Sock Monkey Slippers. A really good piece of salmon is key as well. Serve this with polenta or creamy grits. … Continue reading

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In Our Kitchen: The Last Tomatoes

Our tomato crop was a bust this year. The grape tomatoes did well for a few weeks, but the crop was felled by a combination of too much rain in the spring and the oppressive July heat that normally does … Continue reading

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Chicken and Peaches

This is a great weekday meal that uses peaches that are slightly unripe. The firmer the better. Chicken Breasts with Peaches and Balsamic 2 chicken breasts deboned and skinned seasoned with salt, and a little cayenne 1 cup finely diced … Continue reading

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Stir Fried Tofu and Eggplant

This is another great way to use tofu and all the fresh eggplant from the garden. Tofu with Eggplant and Chilies 10 oz tofu cut into bite sized cubes 3-4 Japanese eggplant cut into 1/2″ slices about 3 cups 1 … Continue reading

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