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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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Guava, Mulberry and Maple Salad

Guava, Mulberry and Maple Salad by gypsy696

This is a really easy salad/dessert to make with very few ingredients. I added a couple of broken down pieces of my flaxseed chikki for added crunch. Flaxseed chikki is really easy to make – just melt some jaggery or brown sugar in a pan. Let cool for 5 minutes. Add the flax seeds. Stir well. Transfer to a flat bottomed pan and cut…

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Cool As A Cucumber Salad!

Cool As A Cucumber Salad! by kathy gori

Summer weather is definitely here which brings about all sorts of grilling type activities, cook outs, and pot luck get togethers. When the perfect light side dish is called for why not break away from the regular old cole slaw, potato salad nexus and make your side dish a Bollywood star. Here in Sonoma, the heart of California…

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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 And Heatless, Raw Foods Are Cool, Literally. An Easy Summer Salad!

Meatless And Heatless, Raw Foods Are Cool, Literally. An Easy Summer Salad! by kathy gori

Even though it's Wednesday I can't stop thinking about Meatless Monday. One factor that's got me thinking about it is the approach of warmer weather though one would hardly guess it from the way things look around here. Just as I was about to step…

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Meatless Humpday! Not Your Grandpas' Spinach Salad!

Meatless Humpday! Not Your Grandpas' Spinach Salad! by kathy gori

Who says the only meatless day is Monday? The middle of the week, when things get crazy is also the time for something fast and simple that doesn't involve turning on the stove. This is about a spinach salad that makes up in minutes, has interesting flavors and is not like your average spinach salad. I learned about this from one of…

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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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World Class Tomato Salad For A World Cup Final Match

World Class Tomato Salad For A World Cup Final Match by kathy gori

All Saturday before the World Cup was to be played I had Tapas on my mind. Maybe it was Spain being in the finals, maybe it was that psychic octopus from the German zoo. Who knows why one gets tapas on the brain, but there they were. So did that make me go on a quest for tapas? No. It did make me go looking for a recipe for that days'…

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Groundnut Salad / Moongphali Chat / Kadalai Sundal

Groundnut Salad / Moongphali Chat / Kadalai Sundal by Mira

Groundnut belongs to legume family and not a nut as the name suggests. It helps to fight malnutrition, by providing 30 essential nutrients & minerals, no transfat. So if your child is a poor eater, please go ahead and give this wondernut in various forms. THis is such a simple recipe, you can involve your kids to join you…

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Rajma salad

Rajma salad by pshinde2109

A very healthy and nutritious Rajma salad is full of goodness.A quick and easy recipe of Rajma salad or Kidney Bean salad is very easy salad dish.

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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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The Sante Payback, the Dog Park Dinner Part 2! Plus A New Cabbage Recipe

The Sante Payback, the Dog Park Dinner Part 2! Plus A New Cabbage Recipe by kathy gori

I know this sounds like a cross between a sequel to the Bourne Identity and the Ostermann Weekend. Instead it was an all Indian weekend at our house. I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that we were treated to a marvelous dinner at Sante, Sonomas'…

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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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Spicy Watermelon

Spicy Watermelon by Ranjani

Spicy watermelon – an alternate go using melon fruit. Getting bored with usual smoothies and drinks? Give this spicy try. Red melons tossed in spices and drizzled with lemon.

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