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My favorites

Brown Sugar Balsamic Pork Tenderloin

is right up my alley. On this night I was kind of digging the sweet and savory combo, I was also completely ignoring the fact that my husband doesn’t really care for pork, because I’m thoughtful like that
Simply Bacon Monte Cristo Finger Sandwiches

Simply Bacon Monte Cristo Finger Sandwiches

  Turn once and then cover with a bowl (this helps to melt the cheese, my keeping the heat in) until golden brown and hot, about 5 minutes total
Fried Pizza Sandwiches

Fried Pizza Sandwiches

Heard there was a game coming up. I didn’t see any Bears in the promotional campaigns, thus I totally tuned out
Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala

I made this for dinner and didn't get too many shots of it, but it was good and I thought it was worth a share
Best Dal Makhani Ever :: Meatless Masala Monday

Best Dal Makhani Ever :: Meatless Masala Monday

Over the weekend, I hosted a party to celebrate my father's birthday with family and friends. For the party, I made a mix of Gujarati and North Indian dishes, including my absolute favorite paneer makhani along with dal makhani, chole, and aloo gobi
Baked Chicken Thighs

Baked Chicken Thighs

Baked chicken thighs are inexpensive, very easy to prepare, and super tasty. Today I baked these for dinner but, I often cook and store them to use in various recipes like
Simple Chicken Curry with Potatoes without Coconut.

Simple Chicken Curry with Potatoes without Coconut.

Potatoes in a curry. oh yeah. anyday. I am a sucker for potatoes in a curry.  Be it an egg curry, mutton or beef curry or the famous Goan sausage curry, its gotta have potatoes in it
Dhaba Style Chicken Curry

Dhaba Style Chicken Curry

Sooka roti, Dal Makhani and Chicken Curry are my fav dhaba food. But my husband never liked north indian cuisine
Madurai Chicken Salna (famous in South Tamil Nadu)

Madurai Chicken Salna (famous in South Tamil Nadu)

Ingredients. Chicken                                              1/2   kgChopped onion                                    2     Chopped tomato                                  2Ginger garlic paste                                2 tspTurmaric powder                                  1 tspDry chilli                                               8 noCoriander seeds                                   1 tsp Poppy seeds                                       2 tspRoasted groundnut                               1 tspCinnamon stick                                    1 noCloves                                                 2 noCardomum                                          2 no                            Coconut milk                                      1 cup Oil                                                     25 ml Curry Leaves                                      a fewCorainder leaves                                 2 springSalt                                                     to taste
Pork Fried Rice

Pork Fried Rice

somehow my rice measurements got away from me. And thanks to my lack of mathematical skills, I now have plenty of leftovers to take for lunch for the rest of the week
Dal Curry /Masala Dal

Dal Curry /Masala Dal

Finally add the red chilli powder,turmeric powder,cumin powder( i din't add cumin powder in my dal curry,it's totally optional) and give it a stir
Peas - Carrots - Paneer Curry in Creamy Sauce

Peas - Carrots - Paneer Curry in Creamy Sauce

Hello friends,This is one of my husband's recipe again, so need to give him the credit. When he gets in kitchen, it is all this rich, creamy kind of recipes that come out
Banana Bread with cinnamon glaze

Banana Bread with cinnamon glaze

1/3 cup vegetable oil1/3 cup apple juice1 cup white sugar1/2 cup brown sugar4 bananas, mashed1 tsp vanilla extract6 oz greek yogurt2 1/4 cups flour1 1/2 tsp baking soda1 tsp saltGlaze1/2 cup powdered sugar1/4 tsp cinnamon 1T milk   1
"Cheater's" Tandoori Style Chicken Thighs

"Cheater's" Tandoori Style Chicken Thighs

  On top of that it's a challenge to keep my son busy and happy while I'm working.   Then while we're cleaning it, I got a huge sliver from our antique barn board dining room table under my thumbnail
Moroccan Chicken Thighs

Moroccan Chicken Thighs

This is a delicious chicken recipe. Free of gluten, dairy, refined sugar, corn, and garlic. You can substitute the dried dates for dried figs or dried apricots
Five Spice Roasted Chicken Thighs

Five Spice Roasted Chicken Thighs

This is a great way to make chicken, and I thought I should share it with you before it becomes the time of year when it's too hot to turn on the oven
Chicken Pot Pie Dinner with Jamie Oliver

Chicken Pot Pie Dinner with Jamie Oliver

Then, like he always does on his show Jamie's Meals in Minutes, I got out my food processor. I almost did not make the peas because it seemed a little weird to make them with lettuce but with my food processor already out, I went for it
Steak Fried Rice

Steak Fried Rice

"My little (and by little I mean almost 6 feet tall) genius. Sesame seeds (optional) In a food-safe plastic bag, add 2 tablespoons soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, sherry and sugar (see my post from the other day on how to tame the bag)
Really Easy Fried Rice

Really Easy Fried Rice

When I got married, one of the first “exotic” dishes I made was fried rice from a Betty Crocker cookbook
Mushroom Fried Rice

Mushroom Fried Rice

Fried rice is the first name which comes to my mind. This time I tried substituting vegetables like cabbage, french beans and carrots with Mushrooms and to my surprise, it turned out awesome
Mushroom Fried Rice

Mushroom Fried Rice

Cooking elaborate meals can get secondary so such quick and simple yet tasty One pot meals are my go to recipes these days