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Detour: Muesli/Granola

Every once in awhile, I come across a recipe that is too good not to share. This museli recipe is definitely one of them. A few weeks ago, the Kiwi and I decided to take advantage of a long weekend … Continue reading

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Ghee: Clarified Butter

I just came back from Illinois where I went to spend Diwali week with my parents. This is partly because the Kiwi has been in New Zealand for the last month (this is why the photos from the last few … Continue reading

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Rotlis: Staple Indian Bread

Almost two months ago, my mom had surgery on her back. I was totally freaked out about it. I kept having these nightmares of having to jump on a plane to fly for 26 hours in case something went wrong. … Continue reading

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Spinach and yellow lentils

I have always loved spinach and broccoli. Ever since I was young, I remember not understanding why all of the kids in my small on-the-cusp-of-rural town in central Illinois hated spinach and broccoli. Then I spent the night at my … Continue reading

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Photo of final product: Khichiri

Due to popular demand–well, the demand of one person–here is a photo of the final product. I must confess I have never been very good at what the cooking shows call “plating”. But what I can tell you is that … Continue reading

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Khichiri: Indian rice and beans

Khichiri is the Indian version of rice and beans. For me it is the perfect comfort food. It is also supposedly very easy to make, but for the longest time I was terrified to make it. All because once when … Continue reading

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The Beginning

My mom taught me how to cook. Actually, scratch that. My mom made me learn how to cook. Her argument for what I saw as a punishment was that she didn’t know how to cook when she married my father … Continue reading

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