Tag Archives: Eggplant

Farro bowl with sheet pan eggplant and Brussels sprouts. 11/19/22

This dish started out as a quinoa bowl with tahini sauce that I saw on the NYTimes cooking site. John is not a fan of quinoa so I changed the grain to farro. I did not want all the calories … Continue reading

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Eleventh anniversary of my blog! And eggplant parmesan pasta. 10/13/22

Wow, I have been recording my dinners almost every day for 11 years! I started out just putting in pictures of my dinner plate but have evolved to making comments and tips on how to make the dinners I eat … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 9/10/22

This is our favorite dish to order at Thai restaurants. Our efforts have not resulted in a comparable dish thus far. I think that since we only use two teaspoons of oil has a lot to do with it. We … Continue reading

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Sort of eggplant Parmesan with zoodles. 6/18/22

I made up this dish while making it. I knew I did not want breaded and fried eggplant and remembered how much we had enjoyed the eggplant cubes that I roasted in the oven for our farro bowls. I decided … Continue reading

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Farro grain bowl with vegetables. 2/12/22

Farro is a delicious nutty flavored grain that not many people know about. It can take the place of rice in many dishes. I make mine in the oven but you can also cook on your stove top as well. … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 7/24/21

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu is a dish we ordered when we used to eat out before the pandemic and the dieting. We periodically try to make it at home with varying results. Saturday’s rendition was closer. Some day … Continue reading

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Thai – Spicy basil eggplant with tofu (vegan) 8/6/20

Since we have been creating our international dishes this week, we have run into quite a backlog of leftovers. I am skipping the Chana dal this week and doing a replay of our chicken chili on Friday before finishing up … Continue reading

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Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 7/24/20

Wow, was this good! We have been trying to replicate our favorite restaurant dish and I think we nailed it. My part in dinner was to chop everything up in fairly equal sized pieces while John was the kitchen hero, … Continue reading

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🥬 Spicy Thai basil eggplant. 12/16/19

We are still working on getting this to taste like our favorite Thai dish. The problem is, I think, since we are cutting down on oil and sugar that it is probably impossible to get it to taste like a … Continue reading

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🥬 Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu. 11/9/19

Spicy Thai basil eggplant with tofu is our favorite dish to order when we go out to a Thai restaurant. We have tried over the years to replicate it at home usually with rather lackluster results. Before making it this … Continue reading

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