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Lamb Kofta, Rice wtih Scallions and Peas, & Cucumber Yogurt
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Lamb Kofta, Rice wtih Scallions and Peas, & Cucumber Yogurt

Kofta is a Middle Eastern or Indian meatball.  I was lucky enough to find lamb version with masala sauce in the freezer section of Trader Joe’s ($4.99!) that required no more than 8-10 minutes in a pan.  They are so flavorful – coriander, cumin, cinnamon, turmeric – so many spices!  As long as they like … Continue reading

MexiBBQ
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MexiBBQ

There is no better way to celebrate a successful race completion than by brunching.  Hardcore, bottomless brunching, to be specific.  Since we were going to be in Astoria Sunday afternoon for Karina’s birthday, we decided to do brunch in that neighborhood and picked MexiBBQ since they had a $16 bottomless deal. I would say the … Continue reading

Seasonal Tastes: September 2014 – Roasted Mushroom Salad
Cooking / Recipe Index / Salads/Soups

Seasonal Tastes: September 2014 – Roasted Mushroom Salad

September is the official start of fall and while most people excite in the change of seasons because it signifies a change in wardrobe, I like the transition to fall because it means new ingredients.  One thing that’s in season in September is arugula.  Arugula is a lettuce, which usually means “salad base”.  That’s still … Continue reading