The Bonnie Blog / Eggplant

Catching the Climbing Cucumbers

By Renee Adam 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… Read more »

Learning to Love Eggplant: You Helped Me Cook Dinner!

By Mary Beth Shaddix Perhaps it’s the name. Perhaps it’s the texture. Perhaps it’s the fact that I had one slightly cold, somewhat soft, saucer-sized blob of oily eggplant at dinner one night as a child (when all things brown and soft and not resembling Ore-Ida fries were suspect). All of these are potential causes… Read more »

Taking Notes On the Garden

By Renee Adam It’s that time again…the summer garden is winding down and weather is at that in-between stage (cool one day, hot another, raining another, etc.) My vegetables, herbs, and flowers that I planted in my summer garden all have different reactions to this weather and location of the sun shift. Example, my marigolds… Read more »

Yiayia’s Eggplant Keftethes

By Renee Adam 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… Read more »