If you are searching for a fancy appetizer to impress your guests, here’s one from my cook book: Ground beef stuffed baked potatoes… A real fancy appetizer you can make for super bowl party – Baked potato with a twist! While having the potatoes you also get the bite of beef stuffed inside it. This definitely makes the perfect appetizer, especially...

VGYO smoothies represent Violet, Green, Yellow and Orange colored healthy smoothies… The truth: I was hoping to make VIBGYOR smoothies and ended up with VGYO. The idea of making VIBGYOR smoothies had been tuning in my mind for a while. This was not an effect of seeing a rainbow. The last time I had encountered a rainbow was during my camping trip at Starved...

  Had it not been my husband’s suggestion, the idea of microwaving pappadum would not have struck my head. Kudos to my husband… Pappadum – for South Indians; Papad – for North Indians; or Crispy Indian flatbread or wafers – for others. Pappadums are usually deep fried in oil. I’ve only seen them deep fried since my childhood and...

King Fish – my favorite fish and Corn Chowder – my favorite soup. When they merged together, I had two of my favorites to dig in from one plate. Deadline for February Royal Foodie Joust is just around the corner. I first thought of skipping this contest as I had won the January contest and the ingredients for this month were chosen by me: Fish, Coconut...

A thick hearty soup made of wheat, lentils, meat and spices; the minute I took a sip of this soup I fell head over heels for it… If I don’t write about haleem, my blog would seem incomplete. It’s been only a few years since haleem has become a part of my diet and now I am totally a slave of this hearty thick soup. I can literally have a bowl of...

  Celebrating India’s 61st Republic day with this tri color pudding, which represents the flag of India… Although India obtained its independence on August 15, 1947, the Constitution of India came into effect only on January 26, 1950. To mark the importance of this occasion, every year a grand parade is held in the capital, New Delhi. The different...

BLUE, a modern delight and Omaha’s favorite Sushi Bar… Several years ago, when I heard about Sushi and the ingredients it had, especially the presence of raw fish in it, I blindly said a big NO to them. Slowly this big NO turned into an “alright I will give it a shot”, and then to “oh yeah, I like it”, and then to a “big...

It’s 35F outside, but feels like 25F yet unbelievably windy and freezing. In this weather anyone would unanimously crave for one thing, a bowl of hot soup… It’s Friday evening and I am excited to welcome the weekend. I thought I should make this weekend special with some special cooking. So I drove out for a quick grocery shopping. The weather has...

Healthy lasagna??? Are you kidding me? How could that be possible? Isn’t lasagna supposed to be layered with cheese and topped with extra grated cheese??? Aren’t these the questions that popped into your mind when you read the title, healthy lasagna? I warn you, don’t underestimate lasagna; it does have a different face that only few people might...

Gina at Simply life made my day special by sharing this award with me… She has been always special to me, as she is my first ever blogger friend. After accepting this award I have to list 10 things that make me happy. So here it goes.. My husband, the man of my dreams, who is always there to support me, encourage me, critic me and who gave my life a new meaning. My...