Green Beans Pasta Salad

The theme for this week is one vegetable cooked in 3 different ways. When I initially picked this theme, I had ridge gourd in mind and had picked three different dishes. Then I changed the vegetable and this month since we are posting on the weekends, I thought of doing one post for both BM […]

Panzanella Salad

For second day of Italian cuisine, I have a Tuscan salad that is prepared with stale bread. In fact, in olden days this salad was prepared to use up any leftover bread. A thick crust bread such as sourdough boule, Italian bread or French baguette works the best for this salad. Regular sandwich bread doesn’t […]

Fruit Salad with Mock Custard

I have another easy salad for the last day of this week’s blogging marathon. This is a sweet salad with fruits and custard dressing. I was going to take the easy way and make instant 2 minute custard pudding for this salad. I changed my mind in the last minute and made a mock custard […]

Cucumber Tomato Salad with Sour Cream

Today I have a very simple salad with cucumber and tomatoes. This salad can be served as a side dish with baked or grilled meats and as a dish with any cuisine. If you are a cucumber lover like me, it can eaten as late morning or a late afternoon snack. This is similar to […]

Ground Chicken Taco Salad

Ground chicken taco salad is an easy salad for weeknight dinners and a great one to take to potlucks. Theme for this week’s blogging marathon is Salads. Last month when Pavani posted Taco Salad recipe, I immediately listed it down for this week’s theme. By then I already picked the theme and decided to make […]

Lentil Sausage Soup

The weather has turned cold all of a sudden and it was very cold yesterday. I guess it is finally time to put away the sandals and pull out boots, ear muffs and woolen wear. My third recipe from Food52 is perfect for this cold weather. It is a lentil sausage soup with lots of […]

Crunchy Sweet Corn Salad with Buttermilk Dressing

Crunchy sweet corn salad is a refreshing summer salad with raw fresh corn, cucumber and red bell pepper. Buttermilk dressing is tangy and blended well with the crunchy vegetables and feta cheese. This is a wonderful side dish to take on picnics or barbeque parties. The day made it, wished I had grilled some meat […]

Curried Spaghetti Salad

Today’s recipe is from a cookbook “Spaghetti, America’s favorite pasta”. This book has ‘n’ number of ways spaghetti can be cooked and various ways it can be served. One such way is to serve it is as a salad; cooked spaghetti tossed with flavored oil. Garlic, chili flakes and curry powder are roasted in hot […]

Husleves ~ Hungarian Pork Soup for Food of the World

This month Food of the World is traveling to Hungary. Hungarian food is based on meats, seasonal vegetables, fresh breads and cheese. Some of the food is spicy and common spice is Hungarian hot paprika. This cuisine has many stews / soups prepared with meats and fish. When I first did a research on this […]

Pesaru Pappu Charu ~ Pappu Kattu without Lime Juice

Pappu charu is a staple in almost all Telugu households. It is a tangy lentil stew and is a cousin of sambar, thinner in consistency and prepared without sambar powder. Toor dal is used for the traditional pappu charu and there is another version of pappu charu prepared with moong dal. Moong dal is green […]

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