While I hate to think of summer as having an expiration date, the fact that it’s drawing to a close has me savoring every last moment. If you ask me, there’s no better way to beat the end-of-summer blues than by relishing the season’s best produce, including my favorite of all: the eggplant. These aubergine dreams are in their prime this time of year, and every August I find myself constantly reaching for the meaty veggie to incorporate into every meal. Whether served up as a tart, in a sandwich or grilled to perfection on its own, eggplant never fails to deliver. Click through to see our fifteen favorite recipes, and let us know which you plan to try!