Eggplant Rollatini

Ingredients:Cooking spray2 large eggplants (about 1 pound each), trimmed2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1 cup whole-milk ricotta cheese⅔ cup shredded low-moisture part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided4 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, divided1 large egg2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil, plus more for garnish1 large clove garlic, grated with a microplane1 teaspoon grated lemon zest⅛ teaspoon salt⅛ teaspoon ground pepper2 … Read more

Chicken with Eggplant and Chard

Ingredients:6 to 8 TB Sesame or Olive Oil2 lbs EggplantSea Salt, to taste1 Onion, chopped2 cloves Garlic, finely chopped1 whole Chicken, 4 to 5 lbs, but into 8 pieces1 tsp ground Allspice1/2 tsp Turmeric1 1/2 cups Chicken Stock or Water1 dried Lime (optional, available at Middle Eastern Groceries)1 bunch Chard, about 1 lb, cleaned, trimmed … Read more


Ingredients:EGGPLANT2 large eggplants (about 2 3/4 pounds), unpeeled and cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch slices1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oilKosher salt and freshly ground black pepperMEAT SAUCE2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil1/2 medium yellow onion, chopped3 cloves garlic, minced1 pound ground beef1/2 teaspoon dried oregano1/8 teaspoon ground allspicePinch of ground cloves1 cinnamon stick, broken in half1/2 teaspoon kosher … Read more

Baba Ganoush

2 pounds Italian eggplants (about 2 small-to-medium eggplants*) 2 medium cloves of garlic, pressed or minced 2 tablespoons lemon juice, more if necessary ¼ cup tahini ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing the eggplant and garnish 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, plus extra for garnish ¾ teaspoon salt, to taste ¼ … Read more