Every now and then I get it—the intense craving for that blister-boiled outer crust bursting with soft, chewy, starchy bliss. Yes. I recently had a bagel day. I had to have that goddamn bagel and I had to have it as soon as possible. Living in the DC area, bagel cravings can make for difficult […]
We recently had the good fortune of a memorable meal with friends at Kinship, the latest restaurant by visionary Chef Eric Ziebold in Washington, DC. Kinship is what I would call a “concept” restaurant which has a menu inspired by the single concept of Kinship. “Kinship: A feeling of being close or connected to […]
Alas, a quiet moment. My daughter is napping, and I have settled into the sofa with tea, some dark chocolate and dried cranberries in hand to do nothing but luxuriate in the moment. The neighborhood schools started this week, and as quickly as it started, summer is once again on its way out. A few […]
Karela seeds–don’t throw them away. Roast them with some mustard seeds and toss them into your next salad!
Take it and and stuff it! I’m referring to the Karela, of course. This is one of those mouthwatering dishes I often crave. Then I think to myself: “No, that’s a pain in the #&* to make and I’m too lazy. When I actually take initiative to make it, I’m reminded that the only more […]
ನನ್ನ ಪತಿ ಮತ್ತು ನಾನು ನಮ್ಮ idlis , ದೋಸೆ ಮನೆಯ ಸುಮಾರು ಸಾಂಬಾರ್ ಸಾಕಷ್ಟು ತಿನ್ನಲು , ಮತ್ತು ಸಾಮಾನ್ಯವಾಗಿ ಕೇವಲ ಅಕ್ಕಿ ಮತ್ತು ಮೊಸರು ಜೊತೆ . ಸಾಂಬಾರ್ ಆ ಅದ್ಭುತ ಆಹಾರಗಳು ಸಹ ಒಂದಾಗಿದೆ ಇದು ಉತ್ತಮ ಅಲ್ಲ , ಇದು ಇನ್ನೂ ರೀತಿಯ ಒಳ್ಳೆಯದು. MTR ಧನ್ಯವಾದಗಳು, ಬಹುತೇಕ ಯಾರಾದರೂ ಉತ್ತಮ ಸಾಂಬಾರ್ ಮಾಡಬಹುದು . ವಾಸ್ತವವಾಗಿ, ಇದು ಒಂದು ಕೆಟ್ಟ ಒಂದು ಮಾಡಲು ಕಷ್ಟ , ಆದರೆ ಇದು […]
My husband and I eat a lot of sambar around our house–with idlis, dosas, and often just with rice and curd. Sambar is one of those wonderful foods–even when it’s not great, it’s still kind of good. Thanks to MTR, almost anyone can make a good sambar. In fact, it’s difficult to make a bad […]