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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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Monica’s Indian Express: Egg Curry

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I am so pleased to share  next recipe in my  series: Monica’s Indian Express: Simple & Sassy Weeknight Dishes. Monica’s Indian Express: Egg Curry     I can tell you this: if you make this recipe once, you will want to make it again and again and again. This dish is a keeper! If you are […]

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Roses and Eggplant

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My friend, the super talented writer Cheryl Tan, invited me to join a group of seasoned food bloggers. The goal of the group is to create themed posts around fun food topics. I have never done this before and thought it was a very cool idea. Then, she told me the first theme: daffodils. Well, […]

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Whole baby cauliflower spiced and roasted

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My partnership with FRESHFARM markets continues today, with this final post, and a trip to the Foggy Bottom Market.  The market is open for just another week before closing down for winter so be sure to visit them on Nov 27th.   I went to school at George Washington University and lived right at Foggy Bottom so […]

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Monica’s Indian Express: Potatoes with Fenugreek

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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. Monica’s Indian Express: Potatoes with Fenugreek If you haven’t met fresh fenugreek leaves, here is what they look like: They are delicious and a touch bitter. You can buy them fresh or frozen at […]

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Corn, India style

** This story has appeared in NPR’s Kitchen Window *** Growing up in an Indian household, I learned only three ways of eating corn (called maize in India): roasted with spices, curried with spices and fried with spices. It was only when I came to the States about 20 years ago that I learned that […]