- Summer through fall
- Eggplant can be slightly bitter if cooked with the skin on. Typically roasted or fried
- Store eggplant in a cool place rather than the refrigerator and cook within a week.
- Bring a large pot of water to a boil, and stir in 1/2 cup lemon juice. Peel and cut eggplant into 1/2 inch-thick slices. Blanch in boiling water for 2 mins, then plunge into ice water for 2 mins. Dry then pack eggplant into freezer bags.