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the Colors of Indian Cooking · 4d ago

Fast and Cool, French Lentil Salad With Goat Cheese and Toasted Walnuts.

     So the hot hot hot weather has officially arrived here in Sonoma. This does not mean it still doesn't get chilly down in the 40's at night (good for the grapes) but the days and long evenings chill down slowly and dining out on the deck or patio...
the Colors of Indian Cooking · 2W ago

Hot Or Cold, This Indian Chicken Chaat Salad Works Both Ways For Warm Weather Cooking.

    We rushed into Summer this last week, even though it's still Springtime. The temps hit 99 to 100 and the last thing I wanted to do was leave my air conditioned office where we were worki...
the Colors of Indian Cooking · 1M ago

Fast and Spicy. The Cauliflower Your Mom Warned You About.

   Actually not really. This cauliflower dish is simply easy, tasty, quick to fix and perfect for any weekday meal... even if every time I fix it my husband says the house smells like the Lower East Side circa 1920. But I don't care, cauliflower is g...
the Colors of Indian Cooking · 2M ago

Make These Pickled Carrots Today, Enjoy Them Tomorrow...Plus, No Special Equipment Needed!

      It's starting to get to planting time here in Sonoma. We've already gotten the go ahead to put in the potatoes and we're now planning the rest of this years crop. Meanwhile, the TV pilot is all turned in, we're busily writing..and I'm working w...
the Colors of Indian Cooking · 2M ago

Red Pumpkin Is Not A Mid 80's Spy Movie, But It's Tasty, and Vegan.

      Stuff has been crazy mad around here lately between writing and cooking.  Most of what I've been cooking I've not been able to publish here yet because it's for the CocoaPlanet Modern French Cafe here in Sonoma, but I have managed to get back t...
the Colors of Indian Cooking · 3M ago

Take Advantage of Winter Fruit, Crumble Baby, Crumble.

   It all started with V-Day. I cannot stand forced holidays; I consider Valentines and New Years Eve to be two of those for starters. Don't get me wrong. I love a good time. I just don't like it when society makes me feel compelled to have a good ti...
the Colors of Indian Cooking · 3M ago

Make it Easy Creme Brulee Plus Where I've Been

     The last few weeks have been relatively crazy, and I haven't done a lot  of (try any)...
the Colors of Indian Cooking · 4M ago

Easy, Fast, Vegan. Can't Beat These Beets.

      We grow a lot of our own produce at our place here in Sonoma. Every year when it's time to plant I think about what I like to cook, what vegetables I'm always shopping for, and those are the ones I choose. We xeriscaped our property when we bou...
the Colors of Indian Cooking · 4M ago

A New Year, A New You, Clean Up Your Act But Don't Surrender the Taste.

       The holidays have come and gone, lots of feasting and indulging of all sorts. Speaking for myself, I ate a bunch of stuff over the last month that I usually don't indulge in during the rest of the year... but that's what holidays are for. Now ...
the Colors of Indian Cooking · 4M ago

An Easy Indian Comfort Food Recipe to Get the New Year Started Right

      Like a lot of people this time of year, I have spent the greater part of the last month immersed in cooking. Cooking for holidays, cooking for guests, and just plain cooking for just us chickens as my mom used to say. Once the holidays start to...