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Caponata and I have a warm history. I remember eating this on Dad’s homemade bread when I was a little girl. I love this stuff so much. 260 more words

E Is for Eggplant

I was never partial to eating eggplant until Jean began cooking it. It wasn’t part of my family’s German-American menu in my childhood, and I basically knew it somewhat later as part of eggplant parmesan, a dish I came to like at Italian restaurants when the eggplant was mild, but which all too often was bitter, even biting. 985 more words

Caponata - Italian sweet and sour

Caponata is a humble but delicious Sicilian eggplant dish.  While the origin of the name is unknown, it is considered by many Siciliani to be a core dish of the region’s cuisine . 277 more words

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Farm to Fork Recipes: Caponata

Late August has brought to the harvest basket a large, beautiful crop of eggplant. Eggplant is versatile and can be  fried, stir-fried, grilled, broiled, baked, roasted, etc. 53 more words

Awbury Agricultural Village

Siciliainbocca, Roma, August 13, 2016

Pasta, pizza, potatoes, bread, and rice are still off the menu for us, so OWP continues to bring you other great Roman restaurants for your vicarious pleasure. 466 more words


Caponata - Queen of Condiments

There’s that magical moment during the gardening season when the eggplants, onions, celery, peppers and tomatoes are ready for harvesting all at the same time and that’s the time to make Caponata, the exquisite Sicilian concoction that enlivens the palate with the rich flavors of late summer vegetables and the ‘agrodolce’ sparkle of vinegar, olives, capers and herbs.   371 more words

Eggplant Three Ways

When it comes to growing eggplant I was something of an overachiever this year. My 5 plants yielded half dozen or more fruits each.  That’s a lot of eggplant for a two person household. 772 more words

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