Tag Archives: herbs & spices

Create Warm, Fall Flavors with Ingredients You Have on Hand!

Yesterday felt incredibly fall-like to me.  Maybe it was the crunchy leaves under my shoes or the mock ‘pumpkin patches’ being put up on every street corner.  I was craving something warm and soulful, hearty and earthy.  I went to the … Continue reading

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Mr. Cheese’s Sunspot Shrimp

We are trimming the fat over here at Casa de la Cheese.  At least, we think we are.  Mr. Cheese is more on the low-carb, high-protein kick that is meat, meat, meat with a ginormous side of salad.  The Italian girl … Continue reading

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Swordfish Meets The Mecca of Flavor: Creamy ‘Tossing the Seafood’ Sauce! (yes, it is that good)

I am here to tell you that I wanted to throw my plate against the wall tonight in a fit of OH MY GOD IT’S SO GOOD I CAN’T EVEN LOOK AT IT frenzy when I tasted the sauce I … Continue reading

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homemade masala – not so much garam

Mr. Cheese and I headed out to hunt for and gather the needed spices for the masala and found no such luck at the local grocer’s.  One small jar of cardamom seeds displayed a hefty price of $13.99, so we … Continue reading

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To Masala or Not to Masala

My buddy and I were chatting at the office yesterday and he asked what I would cook over the weekend.  I am trying out Aarti‘s Masala recipe on Sunday, for my husband’s return from his business trip.  So my buddy, who is from … Continue reading

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