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Chickpea Curry with Paneer and Rice

Posted on September 20, 2018 with 0 comments


I happened to have some milk rapidly approaching its use-by date.  So I made some paneer, just to be ready the next time we wanted some Indian food...

The very next day... Surprise, Surprise... I really wanted Indian food!  I had been reading all sorts of articles and blogposts about the use of various dried beans in Indian cuisine and I wanted to play around with the idea...

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I know, I know... I make schnitzel a LOT.

It’s fast.  It’s absolutely delicious.

And if you fry and sauce mindfully, it’s not at all bad for you.

So there.

This started out with my usual chicken schnitzel...

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We were experiencing a rather grotesque week of heat and humidity here in the City...  Upper 90s in the day and virtually no cool-down at night.  And the humidity was rainforest-like.

Ergo, Charlie requested cold Asian noodles.


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(Beef) Curry in A Hurry!

Posted on August 26, 2018 with 0 comments


I really, really wanted Indian food.

But it was a weeknight and I left work a little late.

But I really wanted Indian food.

So as soon as I got in the door, I started some rice...

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Pizza alla Bolognese!

Posted on August 9, 2018 with 0 comments


OK.  I know.  I often post pizza.  Because I often MAKE pizza.

But this one really deserves a post because it was particularly wonderful, and it's been a couple of years since I discovered the joys of tasting some of this great (Italian) gravy on pizza!

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