The Bonnie Blog Ichiban eggplant

An Eggplant Recipe You’ll Love (Even If You Think You Hate Eggplant)

My three daughters, unlike some kids, actually enjoy eating vegetables. Like me, one of their favorites is eggplant, so we grow a lot of Japanese eggplant in our garden. Our favorite way to use it is in a delicious meatless dish, Eggplant Keftethes, that my mother created during Lent one year. I would have never… Read more »

Catching the Climbing Cucumbers

The temperatures in Birmingham, Alabama, have been in the high 90’s and triple digits these last few weeks. Add in the high humidity that we often experience, and you’ve got a very good reason to stay indoors. But, all that changed here at my house last week as rain poured down and thunderstorms rolled in…. Read more »

Yiayia’s Eggplant Keftethes

I don’t think I’ve ever turned down a dish if it had eggplant in it. I enjoy eggplant just as much now as I did when I was a little girl! I guess it’s no surprise then to find out I planted several Ichiban Japanese eggplants in my veggie garden this year. I was out in… Read more »

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