Ode to Cranberry


Photo above: Cranberry syrup on vanilla pancakes I love cranberries and they are not just for Thanksgiving! Here are two recipes that work together and highlight this lovely flavor. Cranberry Syrup   Print Prep time 15 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 25 mins   Super easy to make and a…

Pancakes: Healthy, Delicious… Perfect!


I love pancakes… I eat them once or even twice a week. Pancakes are a comfort food and often an indulgent one. My kids love them too and it’s a great way to fill them up on the weekend. But of course I want them to be as healthy as possible while…

Indian Fried Okra

Cook it down, stirring frequently

Above:  Cook it down, stirring frequently Indian Fried Okra   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 25 mins Total time 35 mins   Finished dish is almost unrecognizable but full of spicy goodness Recipe type: Side dish Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 lb Fresh okra sliced thin width-wise (little circles), tops cut…

Holiday Meals

Christmas Eve Dinner: Steamed Crablegs

Turkey Curry Recipe Daal Daal is a dish made with lentils. They can be brown, yellow or red. They are cooked with ginger, chili, tomato, sauteed onions. In this dish I cooked them and then pureed part of the lentils in a blender and then added them back to the rest of…

Chickpea Curry

Chickpea Curry with White Rice and Greek Yogurt

Above: Chickpea Curry with White Rice and Greek Yogurt Chickpea Curry   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 45 mins Total time 1 hour 15 mins   For this recipe, you need to use dried chickpeas because they are cooked with the spices. Canned chickpeas will not have the same taste….