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Synonyms for eggplant

egg-shaped vegetable having a shiny skin typically dark purple but occasionally white or yellow

hairy upright herb native to southeastern Asia but widely cultivated for its large glossy edible fruit commonly used as a vegetable

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Wash and trim eggplants and cut into 1/4-inch slices.
The size of the eggplants amazes those who see them.
When I am ready to move the eggplants to the garden, I choose a spot that will receive several hours of sunlight daily.
A vegetarian delight, eggplant Parmesan nonetheless can be very heavy.
The climate of the Mariana Islands is hot and humid year round, resulting in high mite populations and severe damage to eggplant (Solanum melongena L.
Then add in the tomato paste and the insides of the eggplants, along with half a cup of water and stir for a while.
Although they look hardy, eggplants are actually very perishable and care should be taken in their storage.
Versatile, visually appealing, and delicious, eggplants are a vegetarian's dream vegetable.
Slice eggplants into 2-inch by 1-inch by V$-inch slices.
Field studies with eggplant showed that traps baited with the two active compounds attracted 500 percent more beetles than unbaited controls.
Looking for some more insight than my answer book was willing to provide, I turned to the Oregon State University Extension Service master gardener hot line, where I made the mistake of asking, "Do eggplants have sex?
A harvest basket holds eggplants, peppers, and tomatoes (yellow 'Sunny Goliath' and red 'Big Beef' picked late in the season).
Researchers in Italy have used genetically modified eggplants to produce seedless fruits.
Dominex was the largest importer of eggplants into the United States," says Chuang.