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August 2- assorted Sunday stuff

2009.08.02
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Went to the big downtown farmer's market today. I bought an eggplant/aubergine. Not this one. I had to take a picture of it though! Look- it has a little nose :-) (or a willy, depending on how dirty a mind you have ;-) ).
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This gal was ahead of me in line at Humpty Dumpty's omelets. Her earrings were classic- big door knocker gold hoops that said "Apple Bottom" in the middle. (annotated).
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How's this for makin' your own fun? This kid was passing the time in the back of this truck by building stuff with empty paper containers.
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Speaking of making your own fun- I made Paul and me a batch of pina coladas. Not sure why- I just had a hankerin'.
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Also made home made eggplant paramsean with tomato sauce I made with tomatoes and herbs from our garden, and the eggplant from the Farmer's Market. Not diet food at all ;-) , but at least I breaded the eggplant slices with organic flour and wheat breadcrumbs and local egg, and fried them in heart healthy canola oil- oh, and I put them on a bed of whole wheat spaghetti.

I layered the spaghetti with some sauce on the bottom and topped with the fried eggplant slices, more sauce, chiffonaded basil,...
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then topped with parmasean cheese and mozzarella, then popped it in the oven.
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Here it is all done. Damn tasty and plenty of leftovers for lunches this week. I also sauteed some Italian kale with garlic and olive oil for a little somethin' green to go with this.
That, and a headache (now gone, thankfully) this afternoon, the Sunday New York Times and this was pretty much my Sunday.
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18 Comments
lolasf MizB, you make lovely food. That looks so good, I'm nearly inspired to try making it myself.
lolasf · 2009-08-02: 21:06
JenPat I might just have to make that one too MizB.
JenPat · 2009-08-02: 21:37
MelanieO Looks delicious - and what the heck does "Apple Bottom" mean?
MelanieO · 2009-08-02: 22:26
Oweena Now I've got the Apple Bottom Jeans song stuck in my head.

She had them Apple Bottom Jeans,
Boots with the fur
The whole club, lookin' at her...
Oweena · 2009-08-02: 22:49
????? hehe, I've got a dirty mind. Your eggplant parmesan looks delicious.
????? · 2009-08-02: 23:44
phona I love eggplant parmesan. That looks really good!
phona · 2009-08-03: 02:49
poppyg my daughters and I are 100% off eggplant meals. One year my husband grew some, we had eggplant meals until we were well and truly over eggplant. Yours does look yummy though.
poppyg · 2009-08-03: 03:57
Stav1 What Oweena said! It'll be stuck in my head all day;-)
Stav1 · 2009-08-03: 06:10
Shannamuppet Mmmmm....that looks delish!! And what is up with those earrings?? I think this is the female equivalent of getting LOMPOC tattooed across your forehead!
Shannamuppet · 2009-08-03: 10:04
websterella I don't get the giant earring thing, but the pina coladas look yum
websterella · 2009-08-03: 11:53
truenic Nice Apple Bottom shot. How did you sneak that one?
Melanie-Apple Bottom=badonka donk. Booty.
I need you to teach me to cook MizB!
truenic · 2009-08-03: 15:34
moxxxie The eggplant looks yummy espeically with homemade sauce.
moxxxie · 2009-08-03: 19:24
snkysally Gar - that song is now stuck in MY head too! I wish you'd bought the one with the willy. Or would you have felt too guilty chopping it off? :)
snkysally · 2009-08-04: 14:16
Gallivant I want eggplant parm now - looks delicious.
Gallivant · 2009-08-05: 20:15
thisismizb nic- I pretended to take a picture past her ;-) apple bottom- bottom cheeks that look like apples :-)
thisismizb · 2009-08-05: 23:24
Tulpje Good to know the eggplant with a nose was good for something.
Tulpje · 2009-08-06: 14:20
DutchCookie what Fandy said :-)
DutchCookie · 2009-08-07: 00:59
SoulCurry The eggplant dish looks superrrr.
SoulCurry · 2009-08-07: 23:23
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