Caramelized Butternut Squash

I am a sucker for warm savory fall foods like butternut squash.  Something about the crisp air outside, the beautiful colors of leaves, and the desire to curl up on the couch and be warm lends itself to a dish like Caramelized Butternut Squash. This is by far one of the simplest, easiest, and tastiest recipes I know for the buttery fall vegetable.  And with a total of 5 ingredients needed, two of which are salt and pepper, this is a great addition to any dinner....more

Couscous Salad Cups

Meatless Monday--Skillet Eggplant Parmesan

If you think you don't like eggplant or you're on the fence, I implore you to try this recipe.  Not only is it about as simple as it could be, it yields the most perfect late summer meal, as well.  It's got tomato sauce and gooey, melted, browned cheese, which automatically puts it in the comfort food category.  It also has fresh basil, which is one of my most favorite ingredients ever.  If you so chose to serve it over pasta, it's got that going for it, as well....more

Stuffed Mawa Modak

Stuffed sweet dumplings made milk and dry fruits...more

Potato and pointed gourd curry

Potato and pointed gourd curry cooked with Indian spices.Pointed gourd /Parwal  is a seasonal vegetable and is available during summers till monsoon season. Pointed Gourd  is mainly used in North and East India specially in the states of Orissa and Bengal.This vegetable is easy to digest so recommended for the patients with weak digestion,constipation,jaundice and  is specialy good for stomach ailments....more

Spicy Black Bean Burgers

Music in the park tonight, yup that was music not movies. As we continually have this discussion all throughout summer about our movie dates we officially ended the movie phase last week and now have transitioned to music nights.We decided we would continue our Thursday Date Night Park Night (boy was that a mouthful) with whatever decides to land itself in the park and tonight happens to be music....more

Food for Thought: Buckwheat

 Buckwheat:  Did you know that it's not actually a cereal grain, but is in fact a fruit seed?  It's the perfect alternative to those of you who are sensitive to wheat (or other grains containing gluten), and it can also be used as an alternative to rice or as porridge....more

Lemon Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Walnuts

Two years ago, I tried growing brussel sprouts in my garden. ...more

Bottle gourd and tomato curry

Mildly spice bottle gourd and tomato curry...more

Vegetarian French Onion Soup

One thing that I wish there was more of in this world is Vegetarian French Onion Soup! ...more