How I Learned to Love Cooking

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Above: Jars of colorful spices [image source] I love to cook. I love it so much that not only do I cook nearly every day, but it actually causes me discomfort to eat food I didn’t prepare. Crazy I know. I read about cooking, I watch videos and I write as much…

Dosai Masala, Indian Comfort Food

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Pronounced “dough-sigh” This is one of my favorite meals, a true comfort food. It is not hard to make, just takes planning to soak ahead. Dosai Masala, Indian Comfort Food   Print Prep time 26 hours Cook time 40 mins Total time 26 hours 40 mins   Lentil Rice Pankcakes with Potato…

New Year Biryani

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From the beginning of our relationship, whenever I asked Karan what he wanted to eat, he would invariably say “biryani.” It was a joke, of course, because he knew I was unfamiliar with this dish even though I was fairly familiar with Indian food. So this was a common exchanged between us…

Ode to Cranberry

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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…

Butternut Tomato Bisque

Garnish with fresh ground pepper and a dash of hot sauce. Shown here with Avocado Corn Muffins.

Butternut Tomato Bisque   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 90 mins Total time 1 hour 40 mins   You have to use all fresh ingredients to get the right taste. Recipe type: Soup Cuisine: Vegetarian Serves: 8 Ingredients 4 medium tomatoes chopped (approximately 5 cups) 2 cups cubed butternut squash…