On my last trip from New York to Los Angeles, I was instructed on how to choose the perfect eggplant. According to Kim, one of my fellow coworkers, there are “girl” and “boy” eggplants. For real. Because the “boy” eggplants have the least amount of seeds inside, those are the ones you want when you’re making eggplant parmigiana, or an eggplant casserole, which is what I’m going to attempt tonight, thanks to Kim and her Italian recipes.
Each and every time I come into contact with a flight attendant, I learn something new and interesting and unusual. What I learn could be just about anything, really, but whatever it is, that one little nugget of information somehow manages to change my life in some way. Well it happened again. Today.
Now for those of you who are wondering about those eggplants, because I know you are, how could you not? I’ll try to make this as unpervy as possible. 🙂 Turn the eggplant upside down. The “boys” have a little nub on the bottom and the “girls” have a line. As for that recipe….