Bread of the Week: Walnut Rye Sourdough

    May 17, 2017
    Walnut Rye Sourdough

    Walnut does lovely things to bread. On the surface, walnuts are a deep brown color with dark red undertones. But put them into a long fermenting loaf of sourdough, and they magically turn a dark, beautiful purple. Put enough walnuts into a loaf and you can slice it open to reveal a beautiful purple loaf! This loaf only has 15% walnuts to the weight of the flour, so all we have a little pocket of purple sprinkled throughout. I quite…

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  • Country Sourdough

    Bread of the Week: Country Sourdough

    I’m a weekend baker. My weekdays are taken up with work, so I don’t have time to tend to a loaf of bread, no matter how much I love fresh bread. I’ve tried a…

    April 21, 2017
  • Spiced Lentil Rice ~ Khichdi

    Spiced Lentil Rice ~ Khichdi

    Happy New Year, everyone! I hope that everyone had a beautiful holiday season as well. I’ve always found that the end of the year goes by unbelievably quickly. It starts with the fun and…

    January 4, 2017
  • Chai Sweet Potato Pie with Vanilla-Cardamom Meringue

    Chai Sweet Potato Pie with Vanilla-Cardamom Meringue

    Happy Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving is my absolutely favorite holiday, as it celebrates food and being with the people you love. When I was growing up, we always hosted Thanksgiving at our house. Every year, our celebration…

    November 23, 2016
  • Count Chocula Marshmallow Treats

    Count Chocula Marshmallow Treats

    Happy Halloween, everyone! I hope you’re feasting yourself on delicious Halloween candy. When I was little, I loved going trick or treating, but as I grew up in Chicago, the weather was inevitably bad.…

    October 31, 2016
  • Spiced Red Chickpeas with Jaggery ~ Lal Chana

    Spiced Red Chickpeas with Jaggery ~ Lal Chana

    When most people think of chickpeas, they think of the creamy beige beans with slippery, thin skins. These chickpeas are famous for being the foundation for hummus and for being the main ingredient in chana…

    October 24, 2016