entertaining

don’t mind if i do

The real reason this is the most wonderful time of the year: Night after night of cheese boards at all those holiday parties. ...

have a beautiful thanksgiving

I feel the itch to host my loved ones and make a big feast today! I need to resurrect "friendsgiving" next year for sure....

a random bite of vadai

we started our party off with vadais: fried dal (parrapu) patties flavoured with curry leaves and chilies. ...

so full

i have the great fortune of cooking with james, seeing my family, and eating great food together all the time. so grateful. ...

the dessert that could make itself

figs sprinkled with honey and nuts, then baked. i can do that! no flour, kneading or other scary baking words in the recipe at all. ...

feeding time

"safari"-themed salad (pesto on animal-shaped pasta) for our picnic at the zoo with all of my cousins and their kids....

outnumbered

this was not at all what my weekend looked like. ...
dinner party leftovers

dinner party leftovers

just enough leftovers to make a nice breakfast the next morning, topped with a fried egg. ...
okra frying

turmeric fried okra

if i come over to your house, and you pour me a glass of wine, stick some cheese in front of me or some crackers, i will sit on your couch happily until you...