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Monica’s Indian Express: Blueberry Chicken Curry By Gurpareet Bains

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I am so pleased to share with you the next recipe in my series: Monica’s Indian Express: Simple & Sassy Weeknight Dishes.   Chef Gurpareet Bains’s  Indian Superfood is a delightful collection that combines superfood and super spices to create the world famous Indian Superfood cuisine. www.indiansuperfood.com Recipes include: • Spicy prawns in a dry seaweed masala • […]

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Peanut Salad

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  Peanut Salad Prep Time: 10 minutes and 20 minutes to chill Cook Time: None 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup peanuts, roughly chopped 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder or cayenne or paprika Salt to taste 1 small red onion, peeled and diced 1 small tomato, diced 1 medium cucumber, peeled and diced A […]

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Indian Oats Upma

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If you think a book on oatmeal is going to be boring or ho-hum or nothing to call home about, let me stop you right there. Kathy Hester has written a book that will forever change the way you look at your morning oats!  OATrageous Oatmeals: Delicious & Surprising Plant-Based Dishes From This Humble, Heart-Healthy […]

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Cauliflower Sautéed With Turmeric and Rosemary

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Cauliflower Sautéed With Turmeric and Rosemary by Monica Bhide developed for AARP-The magazine and AARP.ORG Serves 4 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 small head cauliflower, broken into florets 1 teaspoon turmeric Leaves from 1 sprig rosemary Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/4 cup golden raisins 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted 1 teaspoon smoked […]

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A pinch of this, a handful of that

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BUY NOW - A Pinch of This, A Handful of That   A Pinch of This, A Handful is a terrific book by a well-known Indian food writer Rushina Munshaw-Ghildiyal. I have known Rushina for a long time and have even attended some of her cooking classes in Mumbai. The book is just like her — full of […]

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The Jewelled Kitchen

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BUY NOW — The Jewelled Kitchen  The Jewelled Kitchen   is a book that I fell in love with quite by chance.  I was sitting at the home of a friend and this book was on her coffee table. I began to read through the gorgeous book and it took me back to my childhood spent […]

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Mushroom, Leek, and Gruyere Tart

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BUY NOW - The Messy Baker!  BUY NOW - The Messy Baker!  Are you ready for some fun in your kitchen? Please welcome – The Messy Baker! A wonderful debut cookbook by my friend Charmian Christie. I cannot tell how much much I waited for this book! I was one of her recipe testers and her delicious […]

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