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Magical Cranberry and Orange Pound Cake

Delicious, moist, and soft pound cake flavored with orange zest and fresh cranberries is the perfect dessert for your family. Fresh cranberries are a wonderful fruit to use in baking as it holds its shape and provides wonderful tart bursts which pair well with a buttery rich cake. The orange […]

Instant Pot Spicy Tomato and Basil Soup

Spicy and creamy tomato and basil soup is a delicious and comforting dish. Wonderfully layered flavors are quick and easy to create with the Instant Pot. It is perfect for a weekday or even the middle of the day lunch meal. Requiring minimal prep work and no time standing over […]

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Perfect Holiday Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Rich and delicious Chocolate Shortbread Cookies are a must for this Holiday Season. The batter is easy to make in advance and decorating them can be a fun project to do with children. The Shortbread cookies have a rich and warm chocolate taste which comes from the combination of Dutch […]

Chewy Holiday Meringue Cookies

These perfect Holiday Meringue Cookies are crispy on the outside with a nougat-like chewy interior. These cookies are French Meringue, whereby the crystalized sugar is added to beaten egg whites. The cookie is crunchy on the outside by chewy and soft, with a marshmallow texture on the inside. If that description doesn’t have your mouth […]

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Five Myths About Indian Cooking

#1- Indian Food is Difficult to Prepare Many people believe cooking Indian food is extremely difficult to make. This is not true. The base of most North Indian food is a masala, similar to a softiro, made with onions, ginger, garlic, tomatoes, spices and aromatics. Different flavors and dishes are […]

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Rose and Pistachio Truffles

Delicious and rich truffles flavored with a hint of rose and rolled in chopped pistachios. With only a little bit of rose water, this wonderfully fragrant and floral flavor permeates the truffle which is finished with the sweet crunch of dry-roasted pistachios. The pale pink color makes them perfect for […]

How to Plan Thanksgiving Dinner?

Thanksgiving Dinner 2020 will surely be different than years past. With safety of guests and loved ones being a big concern, your table may be smaller than usual or you may find yourself unable to travel to visit your family. Despite the difficulties and stresses of this year, we can […]

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Vegan Carrot and Cardamom Cake

This delicious vegan carrot and cardamom cake is a wonderful and richly flavored dessert. The cake has warmth from the cardamom, apple sauce, and cinnamon. This cake is well-balanced and has great bite and texture. It is light, moist, and delicate with a wonderful crunch from the pistachios. What type […]

Easy Tandoori Chicken Tikka Bites

Tandoori Chicken Tikka Bites are easy to make by marinating chunks of chicken breast in yogurt and savory spices. This recipe including instructions for the grill, air fryer, oven, and skillet. A perfect recipe for an appetizer or main dish for dinner. This dish is simple to make but packs a […]

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Every Day Instant Pot Masoor (Red Lentil) Daal

This Instant Pot Masoor (Red Lentil) Daal recipe is the perfect weekday meal. It is simple to make with minimal prep work. Lentils are healthy and hearty packed with nutrients, fiber, and protein. Like many people, I try to cut down my meat consumption and focus on trying to eat […]