Arroz con Gandules

How many times can we say it? A year like none other... so a Christmas unlike any other we've had. As of a few weeks ago, we'd come up with a plan for the weeks prior to Christmas, so we all felt comfortable visiting with my parents and siblings on Christmas Eve. Of course, we... Continue Reading →

Garlic-Truffle Mashed Potatoes

I don't have much to say here. We made mashed potatoes. And added garlic and truffle oil. What isn't better with garlic and truffle?? Garlic-Truffle Mashed Potatoes Ingredients:  5 large Russet potatoesSalt1/4 cup butter3 tbsp truffle oil1 shallot, minced8 cloves garlic, minced2+ tbsp milk Instructions: Peel and chop the potatoes into large chunks, roughly the... Continue Reading →

Indian-American Thanksgiving Stuffing

Growing up, Selim ate Indian food for Thanksgiving. His biological grandparents lived hours away and so his family celebrated with his non-biological family - who just so happen to be from India. So their traditional Thanksgiving table had samosas and paneer, as well as a turkey. When we realized we were going to be cooking... Continue Reading →

Seven Vegetable Couscous

Last night, the world in general, and American women in particular, lost an icon. Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Notorious RBG, died at the age of 87. The tiny legal legend was a champion for equal rights for women and the queen of dissent on the Supreme Court. The news of her death hit me harder... Continue Reading →

Berry Lime Popsicles

Happy Fourth of July! I don't know about y'all but summer is definitely in full swing here. It was 92 degrees at 10am this morning! Even though it doesn't feel like summer, since we can't do many of the summery things we would normally be doing, the heat certainly reminds us of the season. One... Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Pie

Happy Thanksgiving! We hope everyone has a wonderful holiday! We both love Thanksgiving, and Selim is extra happy this year because I made him his favorite Thanksgiving treat - pumpkin pie! Selim has very strong feelings about pie and dessert in general, and this pie was deemed worthy of Thanksgiving! (I actually made three pies... Continue Reading →

Easy Herbed Ham & Cheese Quiche

Why is it that it seems like everyone does brunch or breakfast for Mother's Day? Growing up, we always made Mom breakfast in bed. Reservations for Mother's Day brunches fill up quickly. Do moms prefer breakfast? Don't they like dinner too? Who knows... Either way, we stuck with the cliche and made a nice Mother's... Continue Reading →

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