Broccoli

Bengali-Style Mixed Vegetables

June 23, 2013

I really hope I’ve reached a turning point here.  I have always had the hardest time cooking vegetables the Indian/Bengali way.  Either the flavor or texture would be off.  I think a lot of it has to do with lack of patience on my part and not understanding the concept of “less is more” when […]

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A Season of Convenience

March 15, 2011

That sounds like a romance novel title, doesn’t it? 🙂 As you know, it’s tax time and that’s when I do my usual disappearing act.  I also rely more on convenience foods because it’s just one less thing to have to think about.   I make no apologies for it, this is what works for Mr. […]

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Everybody Wanchai Tonight — Wanchai Ferry Giveaway!

June 17, 2010

I’m sure I’m not the only one who thought of that title . . .   🙂 Way more often than I’d like, I come home tired from work and there’s nothing ready to eat for dinner.  So we end up ordering something or going out. Well, guess who was tired after work tonight and didn’t […]

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Broccoli + Sweet Potato Bhaji

January 31, 2010

I’m not quite sure how to describe what a bhaji is. It’s like a dry vegetable dish with whole spices. It is NOT a curry. Just because it is Indian/Pakistani/Bengali doesn’t render a dish a “curry.” Anyway, for the longest time I have struggled with making bhajis. The spices were either undercooked or overcooked, or […]

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Flip-Flop Sunday

January 31, 2010

I hope everyone had a good weekend! Why flip-flop Sunday?  No, nothing to do with my favorite summer footwear, it’s far too cold for those.  I was referring to the outcome of some of my eats today.  Some I flipped over, some were flops.  Get it?  Hey, I’m trying with the titles. First up is […]

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Chicken, sweet potato, and broccoli curry

December 21, 2009

Say it with me . . . YUM!! This was one of those “toss stuff in a pan” dinners that turned out pretty dang well.  I didn’t measure much since I was playing around. What to use: Boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into big chunks 2 sweet potatoes, cut into chunks fresh broccoli florets 1 […]

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