How to Make Latkes (Potato Pancakes)

The Jewish holiday Hannukah (The Festival of Lights) begins tomorrow night. Food-wise for me, that means pretty much one thing. Latkes. Latkes are pancakes made from grated potatoes and onion.

Turkey Pho

I had plans to do a Thanksgiving recipe round-up earlier today but with parent-teacher conferences to attend, the kids home from school, and all the cooking and cleaning that needed

The Daring Cooks Make Sushi

The November 2009 Daring Cooks challenge was brought to you by Audax of Audax Artifex and Rose of The Bite Me Kitchen. They chose sushi as the challenge. Sushi (寿司

Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Homemade ricotta cheese is surprisingly easy to make. Well, let me rephrase that a bit…making a fresh cheese very similar to ricotta is surprisingly easy. True ricotta cheese is made

Chicken Xacuti

Chicken Xacuti

Xacuti is a dish from the Indian state of Goa. It’s a spicy main course that’s often made with fish, as well as with chicken and other meats. It can also be prepared as a vegetarian dish.

Kidney Bean Crockpot Chili

I don’t know about your neck of the woods, but Fall is definitely potluck season around here. Every year, not a weekend goes by in late September and October that

Indonesian Fried Rice

While flipping through the index of one of my favorite vegetarian cookbooks (desperately trying to come up with an “I” recipe), I was intrigued by the recipe for Indonesian Fried

Healthy Huevos Rancheros

On to the letter “H” (if you’re new to the blog, I am doing a personal alphabetical blogging challenge this month) and healthy huevos rancheros! Huevos rancheros is a classic

Eggplant and Feta Salad

I absolutely adore eggplant. I like roasted eggplant, grilled eggplant, stuffed eggplant, and eggplant in ratatouille, but I think my favorite way to eat eggplant is when it’s fried in

Dosas and Dal

It’s day 4 of my alphabetical recipe experiment which brings us to “D”. When I made dosas for the Daring Cooks last month, I really loved the meal and wanted

Vegan Spelt Dosas With Curried Chickpeas

I posted last month about my first Daring Bakers challenge; this weekend I completed my first challenge for the Daring Cooks. This months Daring Cooks challenge was hosted by Debyi

Homemade Kimchi

If you’ve been reading this blog for a little while, you know that I am fascinated with and love to make lacto-fermented/cultured foods. Lacto-fermenting is a great natural preservation technique

Thai Coconut Soup

This Thai Coconut Soup is a simple yet flavorful meal that can be prepared quickly. It is one of my favorite healthy soup recipes. Coconut milk is a healthy fat

Israeli Couscous Greek Salad Recipe

This is a beautiful and delicious Greek salad recipe. If you’ve never tried Israeli couscous before, it’s a bit like a small round and chewy pasta (it cooks just like

Kabocha Squash Soup

It’s definitely Spring, but we’re still having some chilly days every now and then, and when we do, I always want to make soup. This is one of my favorite