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Category: Vegetarian

Lucky Lentil Soup

Lucky Lentil Soup

  I started off 2017 with Red Lentil Ragu, so I guess it is only fitting that I end the year with a Red Lentil recipe. Italians are superstitious. For the incoming New Year, you must wear red underwear for luck. The underwear has to […]

Candy Cane Bark and Boozy Buttons

Candy Cane Bark and Boozy Buttons

The holiday countdown is on! This, for most people, is the last week of work or school. Shopping is (almost) done, the tree is up and the house is decorated! I’m ready for the holidays! Candy canes always remind me of the holidays. Candy Canes […]

China-China Chocolate Cake

China-China Chocolate Cake

Holiday dessert needed? I’ve got you covered! I’ve said before that I’m not a baker. I’m not. If you see a baking recipe on Travel*Food*Cool, you’ll know in advance that it’s pretty darn easy to make – and chances are the dessert contains booze, because, […]

Cool as a Cucumber Raita

Cool as a Cucumber Raita

I love Indian food, the complex blend of spices. I also love the side dishes that go with Indian food. A few weeks when I made Slow Cooker Chana Aloo (missed it? You can find the recipe here), I served it with two Indian sides: a […]

Mango Chutney

Mango Chutney

I love Indian food with its complex blend of spices. I also love the sides that go with it. Last week, when I made Slow Cooker Chana Aloo (missed it? You can find the recipe here), I served it with a Mango Chutney and a […]

Fresh and Fast Corn Avocado Tomato Salad

Fresh and Fast Corn Avocado Tomato Salad

Happy US Thanksgiving, American friends! Fun facts: Americans consume 400 million pounds of cranberries a year and 20% of this number is consumed during Thanksgiving. 46 million turkeys are consumed in the US during Thanksgiving. Since the first 3-day feast held to celebrate a bountiful harvest […]

Slow Cooker Chana Aloo (Chickpea Potato Curry Masala)

Slow Cooker Chana Aloo (Chickpea Potato Curry Masala)

Do you ever have those days when you are trying figure out what the heck to make for dinner? I had one of those days recently. My thought process went like this….hmm…what am I going to make. (Opens fridge) Onions, a bag of baby potatoes…yes, I […]