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The Greatest Eggplant Comes From Romania, So Why Has No One Heard of It

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your low-key thanksgiving

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the greatest eggplant recipe comes from romania

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the mysterious case of my great-great grandma's “potlagel

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food is worth a thousand words—sometimes more. in my family recipe

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unfussy eggplant parm

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domenica marchetti's eggplant & porcini "meatballs" in tomato sauce

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it's a simple dish: you roast an eggplant and bell pepper into oblivion. peel and chop them. mix

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the -pan salad that made me stop hating eggplant

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how to turn eggplants into a week of meals

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rebecca's grandmother “made that also!” but she spelled it “put la jell

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in any case

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olive oil cruet

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handmade stoneware farmhouse bowl

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but it isn't like that. i just think her eggplant tastes really

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just a little!” grandma explained. “because eggplants be bitter

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eggplant & porcini "meatballs

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course

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it always needs more olive oil. it always needs more salt

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great-great grandma anna's romanian eggplant spread

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by: emma laperruque

2018

november 6

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photo by mark weinberg

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but i ke wondering what anna called it

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then everyone starts chiming in

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fredi's grandmother also made that also! her family called it “putlagella” but “i have no idea how it is spelled

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so at least i'm not the only one

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it's always been changing. i'm a culprit of that

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have you ever heard of potlagel? please share whatever you know in the comments

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