Sautéing is a great cooking method to use for cooking green beans fresh from the garden. Blanching the beans before sautéing will produce beans that are bright green, enhancing the appearance of the finished dish.
Eggplant can be cooked using several methods, such as frying, stir-frying, grilling, broiling, baking, and roasting. When cooking eggplant be sure to cook it thoroughly. When cooked properly it will have a flavor of its own and will have a creamy smooth texture.
Learning how to cut an eggplant is easy to do. Besides peeling, slicing or cutting the eggplant into chunks to prepare for cooking, some varieties should have some of the moisture removed by salting or purging.