Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Hold it! Back up!

I don't know why I try to kid myself...I hate eggplant. Why did I put it on my menu this week, or ever really? I'll tell you why - because so much of my tastes have changed over the past few years, that I thought I might like it just a little bit.

As soon as I started to slice the eggplant, I knew this dinner was not happening. I forced myself to go through the motions, and as soon as I threw it in the oven, I proclaimed "We are going out!" Nathan was like, "Huh?!" I threw the whole dish into the garbage. (I know, I know - there are starving children in Africa...)

Thinking about that gorgeous vegetable made me want to hurl. I can't explain it.

The next time you see me attempt anything with eggplant in it - stop me! Sometimes I'm just overtaken by the beauty of it all.


Beautyfall said...

Please explain??? Have you ever had it?

Kat said...

Yes...I have had it - but usually in curry dishes. I did make traditional eggplant parm once, and it was great, until I got to the purple skin...then I almost tossed my cookies. I don't know. I'm strange!

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