Self-conscious eats

August 4, 2009

Somehow during July I managed to lose about 5 pounds. I’m still trying to figure out how it happened, but I also don’t want to lose the momentum. I didn’t exercise, so it’s not that. I know I cut down on my Coke Zero addiction and I wasn’t taking one of my medications, but I […]

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Just a little something I threw together . . .

July 9, 2009

So I told you my phupi (dad’s sister) and her family were in town and were going to visit us last night. I was really looking forward to it — it’s fun to have my relatives come and visit me at my house, since I always enjoyed visiting them. Anyway, I think I went a […]

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Dinner is served!

June 15, 2009

It didn’t quite turn out as I’d planned, but I certainly had no complaints once I started eating. Okay, so what exactly am I eating? Starting clockwise from top right: Egg and potato curry a big blob of spicy mango pickle (achar) Okra with cumin and tomato whole wheat paratha (flaky Indian bread) Originally, I’d […]

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When life hands you samosa filling and salmon . . .

May 31, 2009

It is said that necessity is the mother of invention. I think it can also be argued that having leftovers is also the mother of invention. After our book club lunch, I was left with quite a bit of the samosa filling, as well as some of the salmon we’d made. Yes, I could just […]

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Thunder snow and some good eats

March 1, 2009

Yes, thunder snow. As in it’s been snowing this morning and now I’m hearing thunder. How odd. Even growing up in Kansas, home of weird weather, I’ve never experienced thunder snow. Anyways, I decided to snap a pic of the snow to document it since it’s such a rare occurrence here in Georgia. Today’s been […]

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Playing with your food can be fun!

February 28, 2009

Especially when it leads to something yummy to eat! As I mentioned in an earlier post, I planned to participate in this week’s BSI contest, hosted by Nicole at Just Sweet Enough. This week’s ingredient was black beans, which I happen to like quite a bit. I just wasn’t sure what I wanted to make. […]

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Panchphoran Potatoes and Kale

February 21, 2009

I’ve been doing a lot of lurking on food blogs recently and have noticed various contests going on and thought it’d be fun to participate in one of them. One of the contests is BSI, which stands for Blogger Secret Ingredient. So particpants prepare a dish based on that week’s secret ingredient. Beadie over at […]

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