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Indian Tomato Pickle (Tomato Thokku)

Indian Tomato Pickle (Tomato Thokku)

Happy New Year! Wishing everyone a great 2014 filled with many wonderful culinary treats and experiences! I would like to start this year off with a guest blog post from a very special person, my mom! My mom, Usha Ramachandran is a great cook! A self-taught cook, her food is delicious and she is the … Continue reading

Baked Kale Chips

Baked Kale Chips

This summer we participated in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. When you sign up for a CSA share, you receive a variety of vegetables and fruit every week, fresh from a local farm! The quality of the produce is usually far superior from anything you get at the grocery store. The carrots taste carrot-ier, … Continue reading

Homemade Almond Butter

Homemade Almond Butter

Breakfast is a tough meal sometimes. Often it’s a debate between sleeping in extra ten minutes vs having a hearty breakfast before heading to work. Usually, sleeping in wins. For a while, ┬ámy breakfast consisted of a having a granola bar and coffee at my desk . Often, this was not filling enough and left … Continue reading

Garlicky Braised Brussels Sprouts

Garlicky Braised Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts are cute little vegetables and look a lot like mini versions of cabbages! Sad to say though, they have a bad reputation among kids and adults alike, mostly due to their bitter taste and smell both of which are actually caused by overcooking the vegetable! When cooked properly brussels sprouts have a much … Continue reading