Healthy Black-Eyed Peas Beets Salad

Black-eyed peas beets salad is a healthy yummy salad. It makes a good side dish for dinners and bbq parties. This year winter was extremely cold. Finally the temperatures are warming up and Spring is just around the corner! That means more salads on the menu. Deborah’s black eyed beets salad is just perfect for […]

Carrot Radish Salad ~ Gajar Mooli Koshimbir

Carrot radish salad is a quick, easy and delicious salad. It is a great side dish to serve with rice, roti or even grilled meats. Theme of the Week This week’s theme is meal time dishes and it could be any meal. The first recipe for this theme is carrot radish salad or gajar mooli […]

Sri Lankan Eggplant Salad

Sri Lankan eggplant salad is a quick and easy recipe. Deep fried pieces of eggplant are tossed in mustard vinaigrette and is a great side dish. Theme of the Week – Global Cuisine The last recipe for this week’s global cuisine is Sri Lankan eggplant salad or eggplant sambol. The other two dishes for this […]

Instant Pot Vegetable Soup Recipe

Easy Instant Pot Vegetable Soup is creamy and delicious. It makes a great starter for any meal or a great week night dinner when served with some bread. Theme of the Week – Colorful Food The theme for this week’s blogging marathon is colorful food. The first two days it was light orange Carrot Sabudana […]

Berbere Spiced Vegetable Soup and Cheese Sandwich

Berbere spiced vegetable soup is a spicy, hearty soup for cold winter nights. Soup has medley of vegetables, chickpeas and is seasoned with berbere spice. The second dinner idea for this week is berbere spiced vegetable soup with a spicy cheese sandwich. I had some leftover berbere spice after making this stew and used it […]

Maharashtrian Thali – Meal from Indian State of Maharashtra

The second thali for this week is from Maharashtra. Just like yesterday, I put together a thali with side dishes that I felt would be liked by us. There are many regions in Maharashtra and I did not pick a specific cuisine from a region. I picked recipes from various regions and put together a […]

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 […]

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