Dining In: Local Restaurant Recipes

Dining In: Local Restaurant Recipes

Dining out is enjoyable, but wouldn't you like to make restaurant quality meals at home? Better yet, why not make the exact dishes you have enjoyed at your favorite local restaurants. Moffly Media looked to the area chefs and restaurateurs for recipes to their most popular dishes and they were happy to oblige. We have collected them all in our virtual recipe box and organized them by contributor and category. Bon appetit!


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Eggplant with Basil

Contributed by: Plateau
Cusine: Fusion
# of Servings: 4
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4 Asian eggplants, cut into thin 2-inch by 1-inch rectangles
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 25 fresh basil leaves
  1. Heat the oil in a wok.

  2. Add garlic and stir-fry for 30 seconds.
  3. Add eggplant, 1/4 cup of soy sauce, and half the water and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  4. Pour in chili sauce, the remaining soy sauce and water, and simmer for 1 minute.
  5. Fold in basil leaves and stir for another minute, adding more water if necessary.