Tips for Great Eggplant Parmesan

The ultimate Italian-American eggplant Parmesan has slices of breaded eggplant that are tender but not soggy, with a coating that stays crisp under the sauce and cheese. Achieving that balance takes some finesse, and Chowhounds have plenty of tips to get you there.

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