Fried Eggplant Khoresh (Bademjun Sorkh Kardeh)

It was an exciting night for cooking, and a good thing I planned a dinner that could all be done on the stove top.  Just as I was salting the eggplant and boiling the water to blanch the tomatoes, a storm blew through and we lost power for the next 2 hours.   Because of…

Khoresh Bademjun – Persian Eggplant Stew

Khoresh Bademjun is the most often requested birthday dinner dish in our house.  And we have to call it by its Persian name since Emily, who loves it, could not bring herself to eat eggplant, but as long as we called it khoresh bademjun, it was delicious.  It takes a long time to prepare and…