The contest is now closed. The winner will be announced on Friday, June 29!
Are you ready for the summer produce season?
Are you ready to put your best eggplant recipe to the test?
Join KCET Food in celebrating the gorgeous nightshade that grows so well in Southland summers by sharing a recipe that highlights eggplant's rich, earthy flavor. The vegetable is bountiful at Southern California farmers' market now and for the next couple of months (the specimens in the photos are from the Malibu and Palisades farmers' markets), so buy local if you're able!
The creator of our very favorite recipe will win a gift basket full of foods made in Southern California, including:
from San Diego's Sono Trading Company
Leave it in the comments section below or email it to
Living editor Katherine Spiers by the deadline. We'll spend the week cooking and tasting every submission, and the winner will be announced at noon on June 29.