japanese miso-glazed eggplant (nasu no dengaku)
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[Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] Note: Mirin is a sweet rice-based wine. It can be found in any Japanese or Asian grocery story. If unavailable, you can make a substitue by heating 1 cup of sake with 1 cup of sugar.
Maybe 5 stars would be more appropriate since I botched this by putting glaze on before putting on grill and using miso soup base that I'm not sure is
Deep, rich miso is a natural partner for the smoky flavor of the grill.