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Holiday Fun

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Christmas has once again come and gone! These days I feel time is going by far too quickly. I had a lovely Christmas with my two sons and their families, including my four grandchildren. We decided to have a casual dinner with homemade pizza. Each person got to make their own personal pizzas with their […]

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Friendship of a Lifetime

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Some very close friends of mine visited me this Thanksgiving holiday from Ann Arbor, Michigan. I really should say they are more like family. We make the effort at seeing each other, but I wish we could see each other more often. Ideally, they would live right here in San Diego! It would be great […]

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Diwali Menu

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Deciding on the perfect menu for the upcoming holiday of Diwali can be challenging! I have been trying to decide the menu for a Diwali party I am hosting for the last couple of days. It’s the time of year to indulge in delicious and tasty food, without a regard for calories! This year I […]

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San Diego Diwali Mela!

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Diwali is the most celebrated festival all over India. It is also known as the Festival of Lights and celebrates the victory of good over evil. We just had a Diwali Celebration at Balboa Park which was simply amazing. If you reside in San Diego, please come join us for another DIWALI MELA, which is […]

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Diwali Celebration in Blaboa Park!

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I am very excited to be a part of the upcoming Diwali Celebration in Balboa Park. It’s sure to be an evening fill with fun and masti with delicious Indian food, dance, and music! If you reside in San Diego please come join us at the 5th Annual Diwali Celebration in Balboa Park on Sunday […]

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Holiday Season!

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I really love this time of year. The weather gets cooler, the leaves change color, and it’s the time to really enjoy great food with family! These upcoming three months have many Indian holidays including Navaratri, Dusshera, Karwa Chauth, Diwali and Diwali Mala. I love hosting family get togethers and fancy parties during this time. […]

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Cooking with the Right Appliances

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Many of you have questions about which appliances I use when cooking. Most of the questions have been about the blender, grinder and food processer I use. Using quality appliances can be a great help when cooking. I am very happy with my KitchenAid 5-Speed blender and have been using the same one for the […]

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Jaljeera in the Summertime!

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I have been wanted to work on my recipe for Jaljeera for a very long time now. Jaljeera is a very easy and flavorful drink to make up. I have many great memories of drinking Jaljeera in the summer. Jaljeera is similar to flavored lemonade. So I finally decided to work on the recipe and […]

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Back To Reality And Back To Working On Some Fresh New Recipes!

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I just returned from an amazing vacation and it’s time to get back to work! As you know, we went on an Alaskan cruise with the family. It was a wonderful time. Lately, I have spent a lot of time traveling. I am glad that we are making the most of life and doing so. […]

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Working on Few New Recipes

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Lately I have been in mood to work on new recipes and create some new dishes! Some recipes are inspirations from my trip to India and others are my own. I am especially excited about a new dessert using coconut milk with Agar-agar. For those of you that don’t know Agar-agar is a sea weed […]

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Our Journey Ends….

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We are back from our trip to India! When we got back to San Diego, we got a great welcome from our grandchildren. They wanted to make sure we will never leave them again! This trip was definitely a trip one to remember! I don’t think I have ever taken such a long vacation. We […]

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Getting the royal treatment!

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As you know, we have continued with our vacation to India. We have been here for almost two weeks and are having the time of our lives! With so much family, it is getting hard to decide just who to spend time with! That is a good problem to have. We have spent the days […]

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The Journey Continues……..

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As you know, we took a short break from our vacation and returned back home to San Diego to spend time with our family. This time spent with family was much needed and I am happy we were able to come back. We are now ready to finish our vacation with a trip to India! […]

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A Brief Change in Plans

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As you all know, Alex and I were having a great time on our vacation, traveling throughout the United States visiting family and friends. I have to say that this trip has really been a great experience and we have had the time of our lives. With that said, I have to admit I was […]

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Time To Celebrate!

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The month of October is a month of celebration. This month the Hindu calendar is filled with many holidays. As you know, this year I am celebrating these holidays with friends while I am away from home. We have already celebrated Navratri and Dashara but there is still some celebrating to do! The next holiday […]

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