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Crockpot General Tso's Chicken

Crockpot General Tso's Chicken

My husband was astonished that such a meal could come out of my crock pot. I love General Tso's Chicken
Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken

Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken

Slow Cooker General Tso’s Chicken. By Skinny Ms. What’s the one menu item that makes your fingers itch to dial your local Chinese takeout restaurant

Banana cakes

                     Wednesday Banana cake with chocolate. Serves. Ingredients. 200 g flour. 80 ml ​​vegetable oil
Napoleon Cake # 2

Napoleon Cake # 2

This is a well known, popular Russian cake. With crunchy thin layers of pastry sheets filled with fluffy whipped cream in between
Chicken Gravy for Biryani

Chicken Gravy for Biryani

Biryani taste even more delicious with a side gravy which brings its own unique taste. Every restaurant serves biryani with dahi raita and this side gravy dish in a small bowl
Homemade Spring Rolls

Homemade Spring Rolls

But even during the school year when I’m pressed for time, I always try to edge out a little bit of space in my week to mix it up with some new dishes
Kesari Phirni

Kesari Phirni

It is the festive season in India, culminating in the celebration of lights. There are fewer times in an year when there is so much collective happiness around in India
Baked Bengali Biryani

Baked Bengali Biryani

2)My kitchen Trials. I used to believe that Biryani’s have to be made in a cooker, or slow cooked for hours in a handi for the best taste effect , but I was recently thumped by a food show on NDTV titled ‘Cooking isn’t rocket science’ in which the host had an entirely different take on biryani, albeit an interesting one
Simple Chicken Biryani

Simple Chicken Biryani

,  I have tried various biryanis as my family loves biryani.  Even though it seems complicated, this is a very very simple yet yummy biryani
No-Bake Berry Yogurt Cheesecakes

No-Bake Berry Yogurt Cheesecakes

They’re creamy. I was thrilled with how this dreamy concoction turned out. an experiment to use up the lowfat Greek yogurt sitting in my fridge
No Bake White Chocolate Cranberry Cheesecake

No Bake White Chocolate Cranberry Cheesecake

And I must say, it worked really well - I opened the can, warmed up the content a little, stirred in some lemon zest and voila - the sweet-tangy sauce provided a great and delicious contrast to the creamy and rich taste of the chocolate and cheese
Shepherd's Pie (Filipino-style)

Shepherd's Pie (Filipino-style)

I wasn't sure at first if it would work but when I served it my whole family gave it a nod of approval and the rest is history
Beef Fajitas

Beef Fajitas

My aunt had given me a fajita marinade many years ago. I like fajitas, but I usually only make chicken fajitas
Flan

Flan

To go with my Tex-Mex dinner, I made flan for dessert. It was rich and creamy and oh so good. I've never made flan before - the caramel part kind of intimidated me
Tamale Pie

Tamale Pie

  how to use my Crockpot (the Olive Spaghetti Sauce sounds a bit odd but is really good), the Oriental Pork helped familiarize me with my new electric skillet, the Bar-B-Q Meat Loaves (yes, individual meat loaves) made me less intimidated of my little Weber grill
General Tso's Chicken

General Tso's Chicken

  I came across this version on a wonderful blog called My Adventures in Food. Whisk the egg whites in a shallow dish until foamy
Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges & Dipping Sauce

Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges & Dipping Sauce

I found this recipe several years ago when visiting my cousin Shari in Miami. Finding out how much I love cooking, she pulled out some of her cookbooks, and my favorite turned out to be one called The Quick Recipe Cookbook
Sweet Potato Oven Fries with Avocado Dip

Sweet Potato Oven Fries with Avocado Dip

I've noticed that a lot of hamburger/sandwich restaurants are offering sweet potato fries as an option to the traditional French fried potatoes  This trend has my vote - I love sweet potato fries
Shish Taouk

Shish Taouk

Shish Taouk. Ingredients. 1/4 cup lemon juice. 1/4 cup vegetable oil. 1/4 cup plain yogurt. 4 cloves garlic, minced
Khara Masala Daal Mash(White Lentil)

Khara Masala Daal Mash(White Lentil)

Khara Masala Daal Mash(White Lentil). Daal Mash. Ingredients. 1 cup White lentil. 3 Onion thinly sliced. 3 Black cardamom
Marinara Sauce

Marinara Sauce

Marinara Sauce. INGREDIENTS. 2 tablespoons olive oil. 1 small onion, chopped. 2 cloves garlic, chopped. 1 carrot, chopped