Monthly Archives: August 2011

Mining for memories: Humble Beginnings.

I am trying to think of the first time I realized I love cooking. Because from my last post you know I didn’t have the best of starts – as much as I love vanilla, vanilla chicken is not a … Continue reading

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Mining for memories.

While pondering life’s persistent questions, my stream of consciousness wandered away from its predetermined path and ended up at a place I had hidden away: beautiful, sunny and warm August mornings in The Ohio State University at Columbus. It was … Continue reading

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Life’s persistent questions.

This is a foodie blog, so I should be writing about my foodie adventures. What I should be telling you about was how I made some pretty interesting Bong food like Dhokar Dalna and Muri Ghonto or about the Date … Continue reading

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  There is a story of how I first started liking alcoholic drinks. When you meet the husband for the first time, he will waste no time in telling you how I went from teetotaler to alcoholic. It’s not as … Continue reading

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The long weekend – part 2: A note on vegetarian food.

I don’t know about you, but I like my kheer cold, straight from the fridge. And so after the hubby had taken baby to sleep on Friday night, I started my kheer making, with the SIL watching and helping. The … Continue reading

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A long weekend.

Yesterday was Independence Day here and so we enjoyed a long weekend. But the cooking long weekend started even before for me – on Thursday, which was baking day! The brownies and bread was finally finished off on Wednesday so … Continue reading

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Chicken soup for the cold – and the soul.

The cold is back. As a Facebook friend put it, “The cold called. And I picked up.” Stupid me. Serves me right for picking up unknown numbers! But sad humor aside, we greeted the end of the road trip with … Continue reading

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