Savory Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes have so much natural sweetness, try making them savory for a sweet and savory bite all in one.


savory sweet potato recipe

I have a bit of an obsession with sweet potatoes. I’ve been making them at least once a week for the past 2 months. Most recipes are sweet, like this… Continue reading

Turkey Meatball Soup

This turkey meatball soup cures a cold, flu and makes a happy, happy home.

turkey meatball soup recipe

Move over chicken noodle soup.

This is the one your mom told you to eat when the temps drop, the nose sniffles and the body gets chills. The next time someone in your home starts sniffling or feels feverish, make this and… Continue reading

Perfect Slow Cooker Pot Roast Recipe

A slow cooker is a must for perfect pot roast. Yes, you can use a Dutch oven, but it’s peace of mind putting it in a crock pot.

Crock Pot Pot Roast

There are days; cold, rainy, snowy days where no other meal works quite as well as a pot roast. It is hearty and comforting. It’s also super easy!… Continue reading

Ultimate Sweet Potato Slow Cooker Recipe

Sweet Potatoes, yams, slow cooker, crock pot, call it what you want. It all leads to yum!

crock pot yam

This is the fourth time I’ve eaten sweet potatoes in the last couple of weeks. I had them roasted, baked, fried, but this.


I had to blog about this slow cooker sweet potato recipe. It is worthy… Continue reading

How to Keep Herbs Fresh Up to Two Weeks

keep herbs fresh

So how long do your fresh herbs last? Maximum 4-5 days? I took this pic more than a week ago, and my cilantro is still fresh and green.

The difference in taste when using fresh herbs versus dry is unmistakable. But if we keep tossing the herbs because they go bad before we’ve used them all then… Continue reading

Super Easy Chocolate Chip Cookies

easy chocolate chip cookies

Want the first A+ of the year?

All kids, and the kid in us, need a treat and these easy chocolate chip cookies are it.  Everyone is in school now and they would be so excited to come home to a house smelling of brown sugar goodness. If you are feeling adventurous you can give them… Continue reading

10-Minute Chicken With Raspberry Balsamic Sauce

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When I was young, my mom loved making chicken for dinner. But it seemed like she always took a long time to… Continue reading

Perfect, Moist and Easy Cornbread Recipe

Get the basics right.

A little crumbly. Sweet. Crunchy sides. Super easy and quite possibly the most perfect cornbread recipe. There are so many fancy dishes out there, but I’m all about the basics!

Get the favorites figured out and every other recipe will be so easy. What are basics? Mashed potatoes, roast chicken

Mango Lassi Milkshake


It’s not a smoothie. It’s not a shake. It’s Mango Lassi. If you’ve ever been to an Indian restaurant, you probably know three items for sure: chicken tikka masala, samosa and mango lassi.

You also know they cost near $3 for the tiniest cup!

I’ve never met a mango I didn’t like. Even unripe mangoes can be… Continue reading

Quick Creamy Hummus Recipe


I love ethnic food.

I cook, eat and shop at ethnic groceries regularly. It may also be, because I am ethnic myself. If you are new to my blog, I am originally from India and love to cook food, especially food that seems hard to make but is really quite simple.

This hummus recipe is another reason to… Continue reading