Buttermilk Pancakes

1 1/4 cups Flour 1 tbsp. Sugar 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda 1/2 tsp. Salt 1 egg separated 1 cup Buttermilk 1/4 cup Milk 5 tbsp. Butter melted Whisk the flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda together in a large bowl. In a separate smaller bowl, whisk the egg yolks, buttermilk, and milk. Add the […] Read more

Tadka Dal – Lentils

Ingredients 125 gm moong dal (gold lentils), washed and drained 2 cups water 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp cumin 1/4 tsp salt Pinch of asafoetida 2 cloves of garlic, minced 14 oz. can of tomatoes and chilis Add water to lentils and turmeric in sauce pan. Get it boiling, then turn to low and cover. Check in 15 minutes. […] Read more

Dry Rub

1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup paprika 1/4 cup coarse salt 2 tbsp. ground black pepper 2 tbsp. garlic powder 1 tbsp. cayenne pepper Season meat with dry rub, then let sit 30 to 45 minutes before grilling. Read more

Stir Fry Sauce

2 cloves garlic minced 1 tbsp. ginger chopped fine 2 tsp. sesame oil 2 tbsp. rice vinegar 1/4 cup soy sauce 1/4 cup chicken broth 1 tbsp. sriracha 2 tbsp. sugar or honey 1 tbsp. cornstarch Read more

Roasted Carrots with Vinaigrette

Preheat oven to 475 degrees. Cut the carrots into sticks. Coat with oil, then salt and pepper. Place on one or two baking sheets, bake for 15 minutes. Toss them once or twice for even cooking. Mix the other ingredients for the vinaigrette for dipping or just pour over everything. Read more

Peanut Sauce

3 tbl creamy peanut butter 1 tbl soy sauce 1 tbl lime juice 2 tsp brown sugar 2 tsp chili garlic sauce 1 tsp grated ginger Whisk all the ingredients together until smooth. Can be thinned with warm water as needed. Read more

Chicken Satay

1/4 cup coconut milk 2 tbl soy sauce 2 1/2 tsp yellow curry powder 1 1/2 tsp turmeric 3 cloves minced garlic 1 tbl grated ginger 1 tbl brown sugar 1 tbl fish sauce 2 lb chicken Combine all ingredients except chicken as a marinade. Place the chicken and marinade in a ziploc bag to marinate. After marinating, cook the […] Read more

Cheese Sauce

This is simple and quick to make. 1 cup milk 4 tsp flour 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 tsp white pepper 1 1/2 oz sharp cheddar Heat 1/4 cup of milk but not to boiling. Whisk in flour gradually. Add the rest of the milk, salt and pepper. Take off heat and add cheese. Stir until smooth. Read more

Jambalaya

1 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 1 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 1/2 cup chopped celery 4 oz. (1 stick) butter 8 oz. chopped ham (Cure 81) 3 or 4 sliced Andouille sausage 2 cup uncooked rice 4 cups soup stock or water 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp dried mustard 1 tsp thyme 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp red […] Read more