An annoying day turned into a delicious one… Yesterday dawned as a gloomy, lousy day for me. A day when I wished the sun had set the moment it had risen. Looked at the sky now and then through my window and eagerly waited for the  shades of darkness to spread the sky. It bloomed as a bad day and it ended in the same way too. After all the frustration, I was...

Make this Valentine’s day more personal, give a touch of love to everything, make it delightful and romantic… This V-day skip making a reservation to a restaurant, instead whip up a delightful  dinner in your kitchen in under 30 minutes. Oh ya, you heard me, Valentine’s day dinner in under 30 minutes which includes appetizer, main course, salad...

One batter, two veggies and you get to devour two crunchy deep fried appetizer… Onion rings and tempuras are my favorite deep fried appetizers. I had the best onion rings at Clementine’s restaurant located in downtown South haven, MI. We had been a frequent visitor to South Haven during summer and used to stop at this restaurant just to taste their homemade...

Salmon coated with breadcrumbs seasoned with fresh lemon zest and tangy dill, baked and ready to serve in minutes… Salmon is a fish that’s rich in omega-3 fats and widely available in the US. However, I am not a huge fan of salmon and so I end up buying other fishes from the fish market. My husband being a salmon fanatic, gets to eat this fish only at...

Refresh your meal with this deliciously light and crisp salad… Romaine hearts has been always close to my heart. I might consider eating a salad with the presence of these hearts loaded in them. And a bag of romaine hearts always come in handy for me, most of the time to decorate a dish and for platting purpose. None of them ever got wasted. I love the subtle...

“A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.” -Ingrid Bergman [poll id=”2″] My Valentine’s day recipes: Chocolate Pistachio Covered Strawberry Valentine’s Day French Toast Facebook Comments #wpdevar_comment_6 span,#wpdevar_comment_6 iframe{width:100% !important;}...

Chocolatezzz, is there any taste buds that wouldn’t surrender to this??? The thought of chocolate itself is enough to tantalize my taste buds. Everyone, irrespective of age loves it, adores it and never will be able to resist it even if it is miles away from them. This weekend being the Valentine’s day weekend, there will be high demand for chocolates...

“The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach”… Love is in the air and most of the people are seen busy getting gifts for their loved ones. I’ve decided that this Valentine’s day I am going to express my love to my valentine through delicious food. When everything seems to fail, delicious food helps me to win over my husband’s heart....

Yay, this is the 100th post of Cooking with Thas, let me sweeten up this post with Carrot Halwa… Among the root vegetables, I admire carrots the most. Probably, this is the only root vegetable I don’t have to always worry about cooking or baking to perfection. Just a well washed raw carrot packed with Vitamin A makes a good snack. I wasn’t aware...

Before writing about the top 5 reasons to eat whole grains, let me answer the question: What is whole grain? Whole grains are cereal grains that contain bran, germ as well as the endosperm. In other words, whole grains are made from the whole kernels of grain, that is both the inside part of the grain and the outer covering. Top 5 reasons to eat Whole Grains: Many...