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Lewiston-Clarkston’s New Wine District

   New Food Recipes   October 28, 2019  No Comments

In 1864, wine grape growing started in the Lewiston and Clarkston area, but it wasn’t until 2016 that the Lewis-Clark AVA (American Viticultural Area) was established. Officially named the Lewiston-Clarkston Idaho-Washington Metropolitan area, the city of Lewiston and its little brother Clarkston are separated by the Snake River, the state…

Baseball World Series 2019 – Recipes

   New Food Recipes   October 24, 2019  No Comments

Batter up! And that’s just the coating for my MVP Fried Chicken recipe. Are you ready for the World Series of cheap$kate eats? Just step up to the plate and allow me to pitch some tasty entrees your way, that you can serve up while viewing the Houston Astros battle the Washington Nationals for the 2019 edition of Major League Baseball’s…

Kai Murukku | Suthu Murukku

Kai Murukku – a delectable traditional South Indian Deepavali savory recipe with detailed step-wise pictures and video recipe. Kai Murukku or Suthu Murukku is shaped with hand and is totally worth your efforts. Jump to Recipe Every year I take up one food challenge during Deepavali where I drive myself…

How to Make Cultured Butter (Cultured Butter Recipe) – A Beautiful Plate

As a butter-lover, one of the things I miss (from growing up on a farm)) is “real” butter and butter milk. Since I’m now an urban dweller, I purchase my butter in the market so it’s “sweet cream” butter. Although this requires some planning and effort, it’s worth it if…

Ribbon Pakoda | Ribbon Murukku | Ola Pakoda

Crispy, crunchy and totally delicious Diwali savory recipe Ribbon Pakoda with step-wise pictures. Make this Ribbon Murukku or Ola Pakoda very easily at home! After a week full of Diwali sweets and snack recipes, I am gearing up for one more week of delicious and homemade Deepavali recipes. Nothing gives…

Shankarpali | Shakkarpara | Kalakala | Sweet Maida Biscuits

Really simple yet very delicious Diwali sweet recipe Shankarpali or Shakkarpara – mildly sweet maida biscuits that are melt-in-mouth and really addictive! Bombay Ladki or Kalakala recipe with step-wise pictures. Jump to Recipe The next recipe in my Diwali Sweets and Snacks is a simple sweet that can be made…

Spicy Indian Smashed Potatoes with Fresh Mint

I don’t make mashed potatoes nearly as often as my husband and friends might like, but now that cooler weather temperatures have descended, I don’t mind indulging in starches once in a while myself. Ordinary mashed potatoes whipped with cream and butter may be fine, but I like to dress…

Sweet Boondi | Easy Sweet Boondi Recipe

Easy and quick way to make Sweet Boondi, a perfect Diwali sweet recipe with step-wise pictures. This Meethi Boondi is an amazing sweet for Diwali, do try it out! Jump to Recipe The next recipe that I am going to share as part of my Diwali Sweets and Snacks recipes…

Wine and Dine along the Columbia River

   New Food Recipes   October 16, 2019  No Comments

Happy Hour wine with a winemaker, evening stroll along the Columbia River, or dinner with a view of the river? All this and more awaits you at The Lodge at Columbia Point. We opted for dinner at Drumheller’s Food and Drink. The restaurant is named for Tom Drumheller and  began his…

Mushrooms Sauteed in Coconut Oil – Vegan Video Recipe

   New Food Recipes   October 12, 2019  No Comments

I like a recipe with just two ingredients and my Mushrooms Sauteed in Coconut Oil fits the bill. I guess you could call this an anti-recipe video and it’s a pretty recipe too, just check out the bright yellow mushrooms I picked up. And while there’s nothing to it, you…