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Old 01-27-2005, 10:37 AM   #11
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I'm so glad you and your family liked it :D I didn't realize that eggplant gives us gas I'm the only one in my family that will eat this eggplant dish, I love it. Thanks for the compliment.
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Old 01-27-2005, 10:40 AM   #12
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I'm the only one in my family that will eat this eggplant dish
That's what's gonna happen at my house too. Making it anyway this summer!
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Old 02-02-2005, 07:42 AM   #13
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mudbug, you'll be surprised! We all were here too! Don't want to lose that one.
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Old 02-05-2005, 07:25 PM   #14
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Amber, good recipe and I'm sure I'll try it. It's a bit similar to one of the ways I use eggplant. I grill it sliced. topped with tomato slice, and motz. cheese. Your idea with the addition of a slice (or two) of salami on top and parm cheese, as well, sounds good. Except for when I make eggplant parm., I don't fry eggplant. It absorbs just so much oil. Grilling really reduces the calories. You don't mention, but do you "sweat", with salt, the eggplant slices prior to cooking? I always do, but only because they recommend it on the cooking shows to take out any bitterness.
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Old 02-05-2005, 07:33 PM   #15
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Thanks a lot for this recipe. I've been looking for some good eggplant recipes to try.
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Old 02-07-2005, 09:35 AM   #16
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Amber, good recipe and I'm sure I'll try it. It's a bit similar to one of the ways I use eggplant. I grill it sliced. topped with tomato slice, and motz. cheese. Your idea with the addition of a slice (or two) of salami on top and parm cheese, as well, sounds good. Except for when I make eggplant parm., I don't fry eggplant. It absorbs just so much oil. Grilling really reduces the calories. You don't mention, but do you "sweat", with salt, the eggplant slices prior to cooking? I always do, but only because they recommend it on the cooking shows to take out any bitterness.
I didn't 'sweat' it like I normally do and it didn't seem to absorb that much oil. Find out something different all the time. This dish was very good and won't lose it. One way I salvaged my salami. Just doesn't last forever. Try it you may like it.
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Old 02-09-2005, 09:58 AM   #17
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No I didnt sweat the eggplant for this dish. Grilling the eggplant is an option, but I love the taste of the eggplant when it's dipped in egg wash and then seasoned breadcrumbs, so that's why I fry it in a bit of oil. Not sure if you could grill it with the breadcrumb on it unless maybe you used some cooking oil spray.
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Old 02-24-2005, 03:50 PM   #18
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amber, just to let you know your dish is a hit around here. I have been requested to fix it tonite and I got some Uglyripe tomatoes which really taste like homegrown. I don't like tomatoes that look good and taste like cardboard. I thank you again for sharing. Never know when someone will really eat it as much as they have. They are fond of eggplant so hence they want it. I am happy you keep my family happy. Thanks
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Old 02-26-2005, 04:33 PM   #19
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Kitchenelf,

I'm so glad the eggplant recipe is a hit with your family. Think I'll make it again this week for myself. Maybe I should try the ugly tomatoes because all the other ones I buy are not very tasty this time of the year, except for cherry or grape tomatoes. I'm glad your family likes this recipe because my family doesnt lol. Daughter hates tomatoes, husband hates eggplant.....all for me then!
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Old 02-26-2005, 09:47 PM   #20
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You will be surprised at the taste of those tomatoes. Just because there were no leftovers they asked why I didn't make more? I hope you fix it for yourself. I am sure you can freeze it if you don't eat all. I am sorry your family doesn't like it. I think so good and tastes better. Now they already asked if I had any salami for some more. Tastes so fresh.
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