|Smoky and Rich Eggplant|
Desperate and unwilling to meet such an end, Scheherazade cleverly decides to outwit the king. She convinces him to listen to a story before consummating the marriage and once he agrees, she begins to tell the most mesmerizing and engaging tale. Then, just before bringing the tale to an end, she pleads utter exhaustion and begs him to give her until the next night to finish. Thus begins Scheherazade's tales of 1001 Arabian Nights. Not only does she put off her execution, but along the way she tames the king.
This smoky Middle Eastern spread is the perfect way to ring in summer. So, nab a few eggplants, fire up the grill and make a batch. Find a copy of 1001 Arabian Nights, grab a generous handful of pita chips and find a comfortable spot to recline. Then let yourself fall head first into Scheherazade's magical tales.