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There are as many ways to cook eggplants as there are days of summer. Try a few of the easy recipes here to get started.

How to Brine Eggplant
Brining eggplant helps it keep its shape when you cook it. See how with this quick tip.

Baked Eggplant
See how to bake up eggplant so it's wonderfully tender and keeps its shape.

Crispy Eggplant Sticks
These Crispy Eggplant Sticks are inspired from the ones served at Galatoire's in New Orleans.

Eggplant Pasta Casserole
Eggplant Pasta Casserole brings the flavors of classic Pasta Norma - eggplant, tomato, and ricotta - into an easy baked dish.

Eggplant Raita
Eggplant and yogurt make a delicious salad or dip.

Eggplant Tomato Basil Salad
Top eggplant with chopped ripe tomato and basil for a pretty and hearty summer salad or first course.

Grilled Whole Eggplant
Roast whole eggplant on the grill.

Grilled Eggplant Dip
Eggplant, garlic, and mint make a fresh, easy dip for summer.

Marinated Eggplant
This marinated eggplant is part eggplant pickle and part eggplant spread - bright and delicious, but perfect spread on simple toasts or fresh bread.

Oven-Fried Eggplant Sticks
Try this easy, low-fat version of fried eggplant sticks, breaded and baked.

Perfect Grilled Eggplant
Eggplant is delicious on the grill. See how easy it is to make perfectly grilled eggplant with this great recipe.

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