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Chimichurri Paneer & Roasted Vegetables

Chimichurri Paneer & Roasted Vegetables

I adore the herbaceous, zingy quality of chimichurri. This Argentinian/Uruguayan condiment is traditionally served on steak but as a life-long vegetarian, I’ve found plenty of other uses. When making a traditional chimichurri, finely chopped parsley, either fresh/dried oregano, finely chopped garlic, salt and crushed red … read more

Lemony Spinach Broccoli Soup

Lemony Spinach Broccoli Soup

With the passing of the equinox, spring is in full bloom. The world is filled with little buds and leaves growing bigger. The whole season makes me want to eat more fresh feeling vegetal foods. This soup feels perfect for the cool sunny days of … read more

Spinach Parathas

Spinach Parathas

Everyone in my family loves spinach parathas. These are lightly pan-fried whole wheat flatbreads flavored with spinach puree and spices. My mother-in-law’s spinach parathas are the best and she always makes them hot for my son when we go to visit. To our delight, there’s … read more

Cooking Diary:  February 1 – February 16

Cooking Diary: February 1 – February 16

I would like to tell you we’ve finally kicked the winter virus streak but that would be a lie. Both my husband and I were sick for most of last week through the weekend. Despite that, we’ve still managed some reasonable momentum when it comes … read more

Cooking Diary: January 16 – January 31

Cooking Diary: January 16 – January 31

For all of January, someone in the house has been sick. It was a fact I ignored as I cooked ambitiously during the first half of the year but having since faced a bout of strep throat and another head cold, I am ready for … read more

Cooking Diaries:  January 1 – January 15

Cooking Diaries: January 1 – January 15

What we made at home Note: Dishes that we made for the first time are italicized. Notes Helpful Techniques Favorite Foods Takeaways

Hello after 4 Years – Thoughts on Everyday Cooking

Hello after 4 Years – Thoughts on Everyday Cooking

It’s been more than 4 years since I posted here and since then, so much life has happened. I got married and now have an almost two-year old who is rambunctious, adorable and opinionated. Since this cute creature needs to be provided sustenance at frequent … read more

Sewing up a Cross Back Apron

Sewing up a Cross Back Apron

tl;dr: How I customized Purl Soho’s Cross Back Apron for myself and rocked a dinner party. My alteration process included (in case you want to adapt it) Like so many garment sewing projects, I finished this apron just hours before an occasion where I wanted … read more

Patchwork Quilted Coasters

Patchwork Quilted Coasters

I made these gorgeous Aloha themed patchwork coasters from some lovely fabric that I purchased in Maui. I love how they look against the living room coffee table. They are the perfect pop of color to complement our mostly neutral apartment furniture and go perfectly … read more

Vegetarian Friendly Maui

Vegetarian Friendly Maui

Whoever said Maui was a special place was spot on.  In my opinion, it’s one of the most relaxing places in the world.  I love spending time both at the beach but also on the verdant mountainside of Haleakala. As a vegetarian, it can be … read more