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Shrimp and Spicy Clams Spaghetti

I really enjoy the access I have to fresh seafood in New York City. The seafood selection in my neighborhood supermarket is incredible. For weeks I was taunted by the giant lobsters, octopi, shell fish and filets before I could summon the courage to approach. Everything I could think to […]

A savory cake made with chickpea flour.

Gujrati Dhokla

Dhokla is a deliciously steamed slightly sweet savory snack. It is super easy and simple it was to make. The texture is also unbelievably soft and light created through the steaming process. Gujrati Dhokla is a dish you will love! More Indian Recipes: What is Dhokla? Dhokla is a soft […]

Pistachio Pudding Cookies

Pistachio Pudding Cookies

These wonderfully chewy pistachio pudding cookies only require basic pantry ingredients. The pistachio pudding includes tiny slivers of almonds, which adds wonderful flavor and texture to the cookies. YUM! I’m always on the hunt for an excellent eggless cookie recipe as my mother-in-law is allergic to eggs, and I have […]

Pavlova with Lemon Cream

Pavlova is a meringue-based dessert named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova. It is a meringue dessert with a crisp crust and soft, light inside, usually topped with fruit and whipped cream. Pavlova is a beautiful and light dessert that Australians and New Zealanders have claimed as their signature dessert. The […]

Pomegranate Chicken

This chicken is packed with flavor and so quick and easy to make. It’s a wonderful harmony of sweet (from the nosy and molasses) and spicy (from the Aleppo peppers). It also has cumin and lime to balance out the acidity and umami flavors. I make it in the air […]

Pumpkin spice chocolate chip banana bread

Pumpkin Spice and Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

Super moist and delicious banana bread made with pumpkin spice chocolate chips. It is impossible to only eat one slice of this banana bread! This banana bread feels like home. There is warmth from the pumpkin spice. Pumpkin pie spice is a mixture of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, and cloves. Pumpkin pie spice, […]

Dill Daal with Garlic Tadka

Dill Daal with a Garlic Tadka

This is Kind of a Big Dill Dill Daal with a Garlic Tadka is made with red and yellow lentils cooked with ginger, turmeric and dill. Additionally in a pan heat ghee with mustard seeds, hing, garlic and chili powder to make the tadka. Season the lentils with the hot […]

holiday cookies on a platter scattered

Chewy Almond Holiday Spritz Cookies

Chewy spritz cookies are made with cream cheese and almond extract for a great texture and a well-balanced flavor. The cream cheese and almond help mute the sweetness and provide a nutty balance for the perfect holiday cookie. I love having platters of cookies out at Christmas for my guests to nibble […]

Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Soup

I love soup season and that warm belly feeling I get from a hearty and healthy soup. Butternut squash soup is my absolute favorite soup of all time. However, I often find myself feeling peckish after I have eaten it. What I have found is adding a little but of […]

Live from New York City, it’s Kitchen Time!

My goal with this blog is to showcase some of my favorite go-to recipes. Things that I really enjoy eating and sharing with my friends and family. We are all busy and live stressful lives. The idea of cooking at the and of a long day can seem exhausting. My […]