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Thanksgiving Dinner 2015

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Thanksgiving was originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. It is usually celebrated on the 4th Thursday of November in United States.

Walnut White Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Cookies were not my favorite until I tried this recipe. Walnuts and white chocolate go hand in hand. These fluffy and soft cookies have just the right amount of crispness to enjoy it thoroughly.

This is a versatile recipe, you can always go with any kind of nuts(Pecans or almonds) or chocolates (Milk, dark or semisweet) you like. Perfect to do with kids as well... Enjoy  baking and relishing these yummy cookies!

Crispy Fish Balls

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Fish balls are a delicious and crispy party snack or an appetizer. Fish/seafood is rich with omega-3 fatty acid and good source of protein and iron and is also low in saturated fat. 


Happy Diwali !!!

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Roasted Gram Murukku/ Pottukadalai Murukku

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Roasted Gram Murukku also known as Pottukadalai Murukku is a savory, crunchy snack originated in India. Yet another authentic recipe from Mom. I should admit this is an elaborate process, but definitely worth it. Trust me, after having relished this recipe, nothing can take its place.

Peda - Milk Sweet

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Peda, a milk fudge is very popular North Indian sweet that is traditionally made with Khoya or Mawa. Ricotta cheese is an excellent substitute as its much quicker than evaporated milk method of cooking.

Wheat Rava Nutty Laddu

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Laddus are always tempting. From an assortment of laddus how about we cherry-pick a healthier version that's easier and rich with flavor?Rava laddu made with wheat and nuts can be made by anyone. Yes, a newbie to kitchen can give this recipe a try. It's that simple with very few ingredients and tastes yum! I love the texture when using wheat rava instead of the wheat flour. This recipe is perfect for a last minute sweet for any occasion!  


Badhusha

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Diwali (Deepavali), the "Festival of Lights" is just around the corner. It is the biggest and brightest Hindu festival in India. How about we enjoy some of the authentic sweets and savory? The first sweet that came to my mind is Badhusha, my all time favorite. Badhusha is similar to a glazed doughnut in terms of ingredients, but differs in texture and taste. 



Color Themed Party - Blue and Green

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Its all about colors! I always love the combination of blue and green hues, being nature colors it creates a soothing and relaxing mood.