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Salted Tomato’s guidelines for (the best ever!) tomato sauce

I haven’t bought canned or bottled pasta sauce in years. Wait, that’s a lie. I am my mother’s daughter, and I buy anything on sale that is useful in my kitchen. Tomatoes are such a staple for making curries and … Continue reading

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Paneer Paranthas (Cheese stuffed flat-bread)

This week I went to a good friend’s house to cook an Indian feast with him and his family. His son in particular wanted to learn now to make stuffed paranthas. Because my friend is currently on a low carb … Continue reading

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An everything-but-the-kitchen-sink egg casserole

I wanted to be a good wife, so to speak, this weekend.  As mentioned before, my other half lives an hour away, and comes home on the weekends.  It sucks, but I only have another 6 1/2 months to go, … Continue reading

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Diwali dinners

I’ve spent the last 3 weeks either sleeping, or cooking. It started with this cold that put me in bed for almost 4 days. A cold! It was a bad one. And even after the cold was over I napped … Continue reading

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Salmonella risk increases in eggs from battery-raised hens

Please, if you can, please, buy free-run or free-range eggs.  If not out of compassion, for the sake of the poor chickens themselves, then do it for your health.  As one smart kid said “we can either pay the farmer, … Continue reading

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Yogourt making misadventures

I’ve only ever made fresh cheeses, but I find it very, very satisfying to do so. I find working with milk very satisfying generally speaking. I feel like I am a woman of the old world/old country.  I feel like … Continue reading

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Creamy mushroom penne with a side of Whine

(I apologize in advance about the whinging!) My husband is going to school in a town far enough away and studying a program intense enough that it is worth it for him to live in the same town as his … Continue reading

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