Pasta Salad with Baked Eggplant and Tomatoes

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Jeremiah Tower's New American Classics

By Jeremiah Tower

Published 1986

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There are as many pasta salads as there are ingredients. But the method of cooking pasta to serve cold is always the same, and the secret is to prevent the pasta from sticking together by stirring the boiling water when you add the pasta. When draining the pasta, you can rinse it under cold water until it is cold and then toss it in oil. While this is the easiest method, it robs the pasta of maximum flavor. More trouble but more delicious is to toss the pasta in olive or herb oil while it i