Vegetable Cannellini Bean Soup, Instant Pot Recipe

Vegetable cannellini bean soup is a comforting warm soup on a cold winter day.  With basic kitchen ingredients, a simple and easy soup to fix on busy weeknights. Warm Winter Soup Theme for this week is warm winter soups.  On cold winter days you want to cook something warm and comforting, and soups fit the […]

Easy Lamb Taco Soup, Comfort Food

Lamb taco soup is a quick, easy, comforting wholesome soup.  Use staple kitchen ingredients to prepare a delicious winter meal. Theme for this week is warm soups and stews. With the temperatures all over the place this past week, in below freezing, warm soups were so comforting. One of the days it was easy lamb […]

Almond Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

Almond chocolate chip dip is an edible cookie dough dessert dip. It has the goodness of cookie dough mixed with cream cheese, an addictive sweet dip. What is a Cookie Dough Dessert Dip? Cream cheese a great base for sweet dips and mixing it with cookie dough ingredients minus the flour is an addictive edible […]

Easy Homemade Orange Almond Butter

Homemade orange almond butter is a creamy, nutritious, vegan butter. A good alternative to those with peanut allergies. What is Almond Butter? Almond butter is a nut butter with roasted almonds. Preparation is similar to any homemade nut butter; roast almonds and grind to a smooth paste. Homemade orange almond butter is a variation of […]

Sunnundalu ~ Gluten Free Urad Dal Laddu

Sunnundalu are urad dal laddu, a healthy 3 ingredient gluten free sweet from Telugu cuisine. For the last post under Diwali snacks & sweets, it is sunnundalu or urad dal laddu. These 3 ingredient gluten free sweet is quick and easy to prepare. In fact, all the prep work can be done well in advance. […]

Bendakaya Tamata Shorva ~ Okra Tomato Stew

Bendakaya tamata shorva is a flavorful Indian stew where okra is cooked in a tomato gravy. It is an easy side dish for busy hectic weekdays. Theme for this week is easy side dishes and bendakaya tamata shorva is one easy recipe to have on weeknight menus. The first two recipes for the theme were […]

Instant Pot Paneer Masala

Instant Pot paneer masala is a creamy Indian curry for flatbreads. It is a make ahead recipe and works great for weeknight dinners and parties as well. What is Paneer? Paneer is fresh Indian cottage cheese prepared by curdling milk. Collect the Milk particles in a cheese cloth and press it into a block of […]

Corn Salad with Yogurt Dressing ~ Corn Raita

Corn raita is Indian version of corn salad in yogurt dressing. This is a quick, easy and under 15 minutes recipe. It makes a great side dish and a light snack as well. Latest update August 2019 Update March 2018 – Corn raita post is updated with new images and re-edited in March 2018. Corn […]

Chikkudukaya Kura – Indian Broad Beans Fry

Chikkudukaya kura or Indian broad beans fry is an easy dry curry. It is a delicious side dish for rice and roti or any Indian flatbread. Latest update July 2019 Update March 2018 – This post is updated with new images and re-edited in March 2018. When I took new images, I plated the food […]

Indo Chinese Chili Shrimp Gravy

Chili shrimp is a quick and easy Indo Chinese side dish. Serve it with fried rice, steamed rice or noodles. Second dish for this week’s Indo Chinese theme is Chili shrimp gravy. Seasoned and battered Shrimp is deep fried and then cooked in a gravy. For a healthier version, as in this recipe, sauté shrimp […]

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