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Fire Up The Grill, Toss the Slaw, I've Got The Fastest Salad Ever!!! Plus, Enter To Win Tropical Traditions Coconut.

Fire Up The Grill, Toss the Slaw, I've Got The Fastest Salad Ever!!! Plus, Enter To Win Tropical Traditions Coconut. by kathy gori

There are days when no matter how much I love it, I just don't feel like cooking. When the lazy don't feel like cooking, the lazy go out to eat. That does happen sometimes but most of the time, since we try to watch what we eat and keep it on the…

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Sweet And Simple "No-Cook" Carrot Salad For A Hot Summer Lunch

Sweet And Simple "No-Cook" Carrot Salad For A Hot Summer Lunch by kathy gori

When I named my website The Colors of Indian Cooking I was thinking about the colors of the many, many spices used in this cuisine, from the gold of turmeric, the deep crimson of kashmiri chili, the sable browns of cumin and coriander and the vivid…

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Got Carrot Salad? Got 20 Minutes?

Got Carrot Salad? Got 20 Minutes? by kathy gori

I love stuff that's fast and easy. These are the recipes that are lifesavers especially when "stuff" happens, for lack of a better word. Dishes that are versatile, and inexpensive to prepare and can be prepared ahead of time are even better. I was looking for that sort of thing this week, after the whole Film Festival craziness and…

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Green Beans, Blue Skies. The Perfect Do Ahead Cook-Out Salad.

Green Beans, Blue Skies. The Perfect Do Ahead Cook-Out Salad. by kathy gori

I keep waiting for the sunshine here in Sonoma. Right now the fog is blowing around in wisps and the wind is shaking the blossoms out of the trees and it's chilly out. There is more rain predicted for the next week and my friend Diana the checker at…

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Meatless Monday, Take The Corn Off The Cob!

Meatless Monday, Take The Corn Off The Cob! by kathy gori

What should greet us this morning as we returned from our early morning coffee run to the Basque Boulangerie but a large turkey vulture sitting on the branch of a tree looking down at our house. "Whoa!" I thought. What a kickoff to Meatless Monday. Whatever that big bird was looking for, he was not going to find it in my kitchen…

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Is It Rice? Is It Cheese? No... it's Cauliflower! Fast And Easy No Cook Cauliflower Salad.

Is It Rice? Is It Cheese? No... it's Cauliflower! Fast And Easy No Cook Cauliflower Salad. by kathy gori

As I was grating this, Alan came into the kitchen .."Oh rice?", He asked. "Nope". "Cheese?" he said hopefully. "Sorry". "Ah... coconut!" Not even close and no cigar. "Cauliflower.", I said. "Cauliflower", all the enthusiasm was gone.…

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Kosambari / Indian version of carrot salad

Kosambari / Indian version of carrot salad by Sreevalli

Kosambari or Koshambari is a salad made from pulses (split legumes) and seasoned with mustard seeds. The pulses generally used are split bengal gram (kadale bele in Kannada) and split Green gram (Hesaru bele in Kannada). These salads are sometimes eaten as snacks, but usually as a part of full course meal in Udupi cuisine.…

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