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Chicken Tortilla Soup

September 26, 2013 by shankari  
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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Fall is almost here. The temperatures have gone down only a wee bit. It is still not sweater weather unless we were off to work early in the morning. But I gravitate towards making comfort soups. Shilpa messaged me on Facebook asking me for a Chicken tortilla soup recipe and I sent her one that I [...]

Apple Beet Salad with Ginger

October 19, 2011 by shankari  
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Apple Beet Salad with Ginger

Hello! I am not sure if anyone even visits this website anymore. Oh well, just for our benefit, I am going to add a recipe in here. We have been busy parents (oh it feels so good to even say that) . Ashwin keeps us busy. Rajesh hardly takes pictures of anything or anybody else [...]

Slow cooker Chicken & Black bean Soup

February 19, 2011 by shankari  
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Slow cooker Chicken & Black bean Soup

Hi Everyone, We are sorry that this blog has not been updated in a while. We have been cooking; we think of blogging and taking pictures and over time forget the actual recipe ( can you believe that Rajesh has not downloaded images from his camera in over 5 weeks, in-spite of the gentle nag [...]

Bean Soup

January 12, 2011 by shankari  
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Bean Soup

Wish you all a Very Happy New Year! 2010 ended off on a fabulous note for us and we know 2011 will bring more joy and happiness. Do you make New Year resolutions? I personally don’t. The goal is maintain a healthy life style. We have slowly moved from white rice to brown rice. The [...]

Watermelon Salad

May 22, 2010 by shankari  
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Watermelon Salad

Sunday with Marlena Spieler The sweet crispness of watermelon combined with salty feta cheese, a dash of cumin, lemon juice, salt and pepper takes this fruit to a whole new level.I was very skeptical about this salad and was in for a pleasant surprise. This salad really needs no recipe. Cut half a watermelon into [...]

Couscous Salad

April 26, 2010 by shankari  
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Couscous Salad

With the coming of spring, we try to spend as little time in the kitchen as possible. We cook, but lightly dressed foods and one pot wholesome meals. My parents will be visiting us soon and I know we may not cook very much of  non Indian cuisine. I am cleaning up my pantry and [...]

Cholent

April 11, 2010 by shankari  
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Cholent

Sunday with Marlena Spieler Cholent is a long simmered dish with beans, grain, meat, vegetables and seasonings. A healthy and yet tasty soup like dish in a bowl. This is a Shabbat dish, a day that no cooking is done in the kitchen. Cholent is put together on Friday and allowed so simmer overnight, such [...]

Beetroot Salad with Fresh Mint

March 28, 2010 by shankari  
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Beetroot Salad with Fresh Mint

Sunday with Marlena Spieler I have heard a lot of folks mention that they do not like beetroot and always wonder why? I love beetroot salads, beetroot halwa and beetroot steamed and seasoned with mustard seeds and a tiny bit of coconut. This recipe is a lot different from what I am used to and [...]

Beans and Barley Soup

March 7, 2010 by shankari  
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Beans and Barley Soup

Sunday with Marlena Spieler The earliest memories I have of Barley is my dad asking amma to make him Barley water. As kids, we would shun away from it. My mom would incorporate barley water in vegetable soup and I would slurp on it happily clueless that it had barley water. But now, I embrace [...]

Oriental Salad Dressing

March 3, 2010 by shankari  
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Oriental Salad Dressing

Spring is around the corner and we have started having spring themed salads in the house. Tonight the theme was Asian- so an Asian inspired salad dressing drizzled over organic spring greens, sliced mushrooms, clementines and almonds. I was so good, I wrote down the recipe as I measured diligently. This is a go to [...]

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