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Rose Cookies, a Christmas Baking Adventure

Spending the Christmas season in India in 2016 may have spoiled me for life. Besides discovering Rose Cookies and eating my body weight inĀ Butter Chicken andĀ Parathas I absolutely loved our India Holiday adventure. Even when we were stuck in an India airport for eleven hours rewriting The 12 days of Christmas and coming up with …

Anglo Indian Date and Tamarind Roasted Duck

Last Christmas we did not have snowy nights and bundling up in layers to sing Christmas carols to our neighbors down our snowy streets. Nowhere was there that enchanting pine scent in the crisp and cold winter air. I didn’t pull on my favorite UGG boots or my leg warmers, scarves and a hat to …

Parathas, Roti’s, Puri’s and Vada’s Oh My! How to Find India’s Ethnic Food in America

If you live in a larger metropolis town like Los Angeles or Chicago then you may have all kinds of ethnic grocery stores within walking distance perhaps. Living at 7,000 feet in a well-known southern California ski town we are hours away by car to the nearest natural, organic or ethnic grocery store. It sucks …

Curried Eggs with Avocado and Purple Sweet Potatoes

I simply adore my small town Big Bear Lake life; trail running, mountain biking and just breathing in the crisp cool and clean air amongst the pines of this resort town. In the valley below this rural mountain hamlet you would not even know that it’s fall. It’s over a hundred degrees most October days! …