Garlic Pull Apart Bread – Pull Apart Garlic Bread

Garlic bread is something that my whole family enjoys, especially my boys. Any Italian restaurant we go to eat, the first thing they would wait for is the garlic bread. In fact they fill up their stomach with garlic bread

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Mercimek Koftesi – Turkish Red Lentil and Bulgur Kofte – Vegan Kofte

This recipe totally took me by surprise as it was so simple to make and absolutely delicious. When the name of the recipe says kofte, you would assume that it is a deep fried recipe. I did exactly the same

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3 Ingredients Bean Dip – Refried Beans Dip

I love entertaining and most of the times I struggle with choosing what to make for appetizer/starter. I don’t want to always make fried appetizers and sometimes prefer more engaging starters. This 3 ingredients bean dip is perfect for such

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Z for Zucchini Bajji – Deep Fried Battered Zucchini

I am at the end of the mega marathon and the last week was a challenge with me being not so ready with the dishes. It is a great pleasure to do these month long marathons with friends as we

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W for Wheat Flour Kara Kuzhi Paniyaram – Instant Wheat Flour Kuzhi Paniyaram

Choosing a recipe for the alphabet W started out being over ambitious and I kept putting it away as it was for the last week. By the time, I was done with two weeks, we have had enough of deep

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V for Vazhaipoo Vadai – Banana Flower Masala Vadai – Lentil Fritters with Banana Flower

Making vazhaipoo vadai has been my long time wish and finally this mega marathon gave me a chance to make it. Living in US, we don’t get many opportunities as in India to cook with this vegetable. Whenever I get

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S for Semiya Pakoda | Vermicelli Pakora | Semiya Pakoda with Leftover Semiya Upma | Vermicelli Fritters

Alphabet ‘S’ sounds so simple, but I was stuck deciding what to make with this alphabet. Semiya was the only ingredient that kept coming to my mind, but I have pretty much made all the Tamil Nadu dishes that we

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P for Pattinam Pakoda – Patnam Pakoda – Patnam Pakodi

Choosing pattinam pakoda for the alphabet ‘P’ was not hard at all. In olden days, the major cities were called ‘pattinam’ by the town people and I have heard this word many times growing up. My grandparents are from a

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Oven Roasted Cauliflower with Cumin and Cilantro

We love cauliflower, but I have never made or tasted cauliflower that is oven roasted. I am so sad that I have never eaten this before because oven roasted cauliflower is by far the easiest way I have cooked cauliflower

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Fiesta Pinwheels

10th Jan, 2015 I love parties and potluck, but always stumble when it comes to making appetizers. Most of the appetizers that I make involve being served hot or at least warm and that means I am cooking right until

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