Roasted Potatoes with Zaatar

Today’s bake is again a Food52 contesting winning recipe. Potatoes are baked with zaatar, a Mediterranean spice mix. I used some commercial Zaatar that I bought to prepare Manakish. The first time I made these potatoes, I used medley of baby potatoes and used 1 ½ – 2 tbsp. of Zaatar as the recipe called […]

Spicy Baby Back Ribs

For this bake-a-thon I baked/roasted lots of vegetables, meat and seafood. I already posted baked broccoli and I have two more vegetable bakes coming up in the next few days. Today it is pork baby back ribs. I like grilled meats, unlike husband who prefers curries. Second, baby back ribs have very little meat and […]

Roasted Broccoli with Garlic Paprika Vinaigrette

Couple of months ago when I took up the theme cooking from Food 52 recipes, I bookmarked quite a few recipes from that site. I baked a few of those for this bake-a-thon. When I saw Rajani’s version of roasted broccoli from Food 52, I made it right away. I like broccoli when cooked properly […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Gremolata Bread

My theme for this week’s blogging marathon #57 is cooking Food52 contest winning recipes. I need only three recipes but I have already cooked four recipes & have bookmarked few more ?. I also own Food52 cookbook & have made this from the book. Thanks, Mir for suggesting this theme. Excuse the picture quality of […]

Easy Garlic Cheese Bruschetta

Garlic cheese bruschetta is a great snack and a starter and makes a filling meal with a with a bowl of soup. What is a Bruschetta? Bruschetta is an Italian toast rubbed with olive oil & garlic, usually served as an appetizer. Tough tomatoes, olives, cheese are some of the popular toppings for bruschetta, mushrooms […]

Pita Chips

Pita chips are wedges of pita bread baked in the oven. These crispy chips can be served with baba ganoush, hummus or any dips. One nice dip to serve these chips is with white beans dip. I made these chips to serve with baba ganoush. These chips are quick and easy to prepare in less […]

Shrimp Taco

Taco is a traditional Mexican food made with tortilla. Filling is placed in the center of the tortilla and folded around the filling. I like tacos for the fact that the filling can be anything from cooked meats, seafood to only veggies and it is easy to put together in no time, depending on the […]

Arizona Cheese Crisps

Arizona cheese crisps are open faced tortillas topped with cheese. These crisps originated in Tucson, Arizona and hence the name Arizona cheese crisps. These crisps were made popular by El Charro Cafe in Tucson. Tortillas are baked until crisp, topped with cheese and further baked for few minutes until the cheese melts. This is the […]

Baked Masala Chicken Wings

Ever since I came across this baked masala chicken wings recipe, I wanted to fire up the oven. I was excited as this would fit the theme for this month’s baking theme and thought even U would like it. When I mentioned I was going to bake these, he showed no interest what so ever […]

Potato Fry ~ Potato Dry Curry in the Oven

When someone says they are baking, one would expect it to be a bread, cake, cookies, pretzels, etc but one would not expect a curry. My second post for this week is one such unconventional bake; potato fry. I roast potatoes once in a while when I am lazy to fire up the stove. Cut […]

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