Tag Archives: spice

Smokin’ Hot Fire-roasted Corn Dip

If all our growing up years were to be condensed into a single nugget, what would it contain? There was so much play, and there was so much done on impulse. There was music that soothed the senses as it … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizer Alley, Dips and Sides, Party Planner | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Slightly-spiced..Melony Ice

It’s the middle of a work week, school is closed for the day. Daddy is toiling away in an airconditioned cube, twenty miles away. But Mommy’s schedule surely allows for a picnic in the park. The sun is falling in … Continue reading

Posted in Funnibles, Summer Coolers, Sweet Treats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Lemon and Spice Cabbage Soup

Going by food activist Anna Lappe’s assertion that our view of food is largely an “illusion of abundance,” a light cabbage soup would sound like something a hard-nosed dietician recommended. Or perhaps what Beatrix Potter’s Flopsy bunnies cooked in a … Continue reading

Posted in Soup Souk | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Poesy in Rosy Tomato Rice

The prudent desi culinarian is constantly striving to re-create the classics, to take leaves out of different cuisines and infuse them with a burst of flavor. She sets her loving and intuitive gaze on a bunch of plump, ripe tomatoes … Continue reading

Posted in Rice 'n Spice | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments