Mango peda – Indian dessert

Peda is an Indian dessert and this one is made of mangoes. DYK mango is considered king of all fruits! During Indian summers, mangoes are available in abundance and since my daughter refuses to eat sliced mangoes, it led me to try think different desserts that she would eat! Hope you enjoy step by step…

Thanksgiving Turkey

This year is the first time I ventured into making a Thanksgiving Turkey. Thanksgiving coincided with my son’s 8th birthday this year and we decided to celebrate both together with a grand feast and round it up with a birthday cake. For the turkey recipe I decided to follow Alton Brown’s as I love AB…

My Prize Winning Chili – Chili Cook Off!

So last week, the apartment management where we live hosted a Chili cook off. I think it was first ever chili cook off and my first ever cooking competition! I was apprehensive initially to take part in this but ultimately decided to go for it. I have never ever participated in a cooking competition but…

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Pocket Dinner

I have been inspired to make recipes using Crescent rolls recently. Last night, I made chicken pot pie pockets for dinner. It was yummy and quick to make with easy clean up. I used Ina Garten’s recipe for making the sauce for chicken pot pie but had to vary it based on the ingredients I…