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Eggplant pie….. Yep your read it correctly

Hopefully your garden is doing well….ours, well it is a bit over grown with weeds. Now that we are home for a bit we anticipate making some headway with all the extra foliage that has shown up.  This is one of our favorite summer eats.  The story behind this “pie” goes like this. We were young, our parents were still married and dad had an awesome garden. During the summer nights we loved to play games like Risk, monopoly and other lengthy challenging games. So mom needed something to cook that required some time so she could play too. Not sure where the recipe came from or if she made it up but we had this pie more than once a month. Then one Sunday night our church was having a cooking contest. The maintance man would be the judge. Dad thought it would be a wise idea not to call it eggplant pie, so as a group we chose “game night surprise”. Well guess what? It took first place, obviously the dude was not …