The Eggplant’s Meaty History

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The eggplant is a hearty vegetable with an interesting history. In places where it was harder to raise cattle, eggplant could serve as a filling and tasty substitute for meat. On episode 108 of Let’s Get Real, Erica Wides dives into the meaty history of the eggplant and what geographical components made it such a valuable vegetable in certain cuisines.

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