Monthly Archive: October 2011

Raita

Raita

To cool things down be sure and serve the Chana Masala with a big spoonful of Raita – the Indian side dish made with non – yogurt, mint and a little cumin.  I love this stuff!  How can something so simple taste so good? My mom gave me this adorable dish. Thanks Mom! Raita 1 …

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Chana Masala

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I actually doubled this recipe for Chana Masala when I made it so we would have some leftovers and I am so glad I did. Garbanzo beans are cooked with fresh onions, tomatoes, garlic and seasoned with a delicious array of aromatic Indian spices. This is my new favorite comfort food! Chana Masala 1 cup fresh …

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Split Pea Beef & Barley Soup

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Split pea soup is one of my favorite Fall and Winter soups. I had never seen chunks of beef or barley included in a split peas soup recipe so I had to try this one. I couldn’t find dried baby Lima beans so I went with regular Lima beans. It is a nice thick, rich, pea soup enhanced with the …

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Split Pea Beef & Barley Soup

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Split pea soup is one of my favorite Fall and Winter soups. I had never seen chunks of beef or barley included in a split peas soup recipe so I had to try this one. I couldn’t find dried baby Lima beans so I went with regular Lima beans. The grocery store was out of leeks (my produce guy …

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Beer Bread with Cheese & Herbs

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You can use any kind of beer in this recipe but I keep the alcohol free beer on hand to use in cooking and it works perfectly! Just remember the darker the beer the stronger beer flavor it will add to the bread.Sometimes I will make one loaf of the Whole Wheat and one loaf …

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