This recipe started off as a very simple snack to which we were introduced by our neighbor Lauren. It as so crisp and delicious, I just had to find out how it was made. My daughter and I experimented with it till we were really happy with it. One year we decided to make some … Continue reading

Sautéed Spinach with Green Tomato

A delicious blend of flavors that will have your family enjoying spinach.  A couple of tablespoons of this packs a powerful punch of nutrition with a meal. It’s a snap to make and stores well in the refrigerator for several days.  


The lowly uppuma frequently gets a bad rap. Despite it having been a winning recipe on a TV chef competition, many of us harbor a little bit of disdain for this dish.  This is reflected in phrases like  “just uppuma”. My daughter and I love uppuma. It is nutritous and capable of infinite variety and can … Continue reading

Vegetarian chili

This is a terriffic vegetarian chili recipe from Ranga Seshadri. He brought some to share when he came to dinner and  I stashed it away for myself and I am glad I did. It was delicious and  I was able to make two more meals out of it that week.  I plan to experiment with … Continue reading