Exotic in taste and texture, the succulent eggplant can add intrigue to almost any dish. Unlock the eggplant’s uncanny powers with these 75-plus recipes embracing every facet of the meal—from salad (Eggplant with Silan Sauce) to soup (Eggplant Gazpacho) to main course (Eggplant Bolognaise Lasagna). Amid old favorites such as Stuffed Eggplant and Traditional Greek Moussaka, you’ll find such ingenious concoctions as Eggplant-Stuffed Calamari, Roast Goose Legs in Eggplant with Caramel Sauce—even Balsamic and Ginger Eggplant Jam. There’s an also introductory guide to selecting and preparing these extraordinary fruits (yes, they are fruits!).