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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 […]

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Slow Cooker White Chicken Chili

Cozy fall slow-cooked food! Is there anything better on a cool fall night than coming home and dinner is ready? The house smells good and you feel good knowing that there are just a few quick steps before dinner is on the table. Slow Cooker White […]

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 […]

It’s All About the Olives!

It’s All About the Olives!

If I seem a little tired this week, it’s because I spent most of last week climbing trees. Almost 100 trees to be exact. Was I having a childhood flashback? Nope. I was climbing olive trees. As I’ve mentioned before, in Italy, olive oil is special. […]

Ancient Chinese Chicken and Vegetable Secret

Ancient Chinese Chicken and Vegetable Secret

Here is a super-fast midweek wonder that will get a chicken and vegetable dinner on the table in a hurry! What?! How fast? Just 5 minutes to prep and 35 minutes to cook? The secret you ask? It’s an Ancient Chinese secret. What? What’s that? (Okay, […]