I am so honored to be a panelist: The Symposium for Professional Food Writers, supported by a generous grant from the W.K.Kellogg Foundation, is hosting a two-part webinar series on Wednesday, September 28. Session One, BUILDING A BIGGER TABLE, will be moderated by Toni Tipton-Martin with panelists David Leite, Elissa Altman, and Michael Twitty Panelists will discuss […]
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Last year I ran a successful year-long program called Powered by Hope. The intent of the program is to help you follow your creative dreams by powering your spirit with hope! I am glad the program was so well received. This year, in addition to new posts, I will also be sharing a few of […]
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Red Rice Pilaf From the City Cook by Kate Mcdonough Pilaf with Bhutanese red rice is a nutty and beautiful alternative to traditional white rice pilaf. You can usually find Bhutanese red rice in city markets, gourmet shops, and specialty markets. The most common brand is Lotus Foods, a company that sells other imported and […]
Spinach and Paneer Cheese Pulao Palak Paneer wale Chawal Adapted from Flavors First by Vikas Khanna Basmati rice pulao with spinach and paneer cheese, seasoned with the aromatic bay leaf has a great balance of flavors. I serve this tasty and hearty dish with raita . Serves 4 to 6 1 1/4 cups basmati rice 1 cup vegetable oil 8 […]
The ultimate Indian comfort food: Leftover rice is combined with beaten yogurt and topped with a sizzling tempering of curry leaves, mustard seeds and red chilis. This recipe uses whipped yogurt: Place the yogurt in a bowl and use a fork to mix it well. This incorporates the milk part with the whey and gives […]
I love featuring people who follow their passions and dreams with tenacity and fervor. And I am so pleased to share another story like that here today. Sara Damelio created her own line of skin care products when she discovered that the products in the market were all pumped with things that were making them […]
I am so thrilled to announce that I am the new weekly food blogger at AARP. Stop by and ask your buring food questions and I will try my best to answer them!!
Mollie Chen says DC is Cool and loves the peanut tikkis with tamarind date chutney from Modern Spice!!