FOOD & DRINK
07/26/2012 09:02 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Eggplant Recipes That'll Make This Summer More Delicious

Eggplant gets a bad rap. Let us set the record straight.

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We never met an eggplant we didn't like, but we know it's been a tougher road for some people. If you've ever referred to eggplant as spongy, slimy or bland, you are doing something wrong -- this amazing member of the nightshade family is probably one of the most versatile ingredients we can think of.

What eggplant does best is soak up the flavors of whatever you cook it with. If you make sure its surroundings are delicious, the eggplant will be delicious as well. It's just that simple. Use that knowledge with these recipes below and finally understand the greatness that is eggplant.

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