Steaming eggplant gives it a lovely silky texture and makes a lighter alternative to frying. The dressing can be made with a curry paste for extra spiciness. Begin this recipe a day ahead to soak the chickpeas.
Curtis Stone shares his recipe the barbecued lamb ribs he plates up at new LA restaurant Gwen. "Lamb ribs are juicy and delicious to eat right off the bone," says Stone. "The ribs are covered and cooked low and slow in the oven and are finished uncovered on the barbecue to achieve a good crust."