Meatless Monday: Charred Cauliflower #Choctoberfest2018

When I received a selection of chocolates from Forte Chocolates, I imagined my home would be straight out of a scene from the movie Chocolat. Their motto is “Celebrate Life Through Chocolate” and I thought for sure there would be dishes upon dishes of chocolate themed foods, a dinner party, perhaps even an affair with aRead more

October is Cookbook Month!

When choosing cookbooks I ask myself these three questions: *ARE* the recipes possible? *WILL* this be something that I can actually recreate? *HOW* will I use this cookbook? Before cooking at home became the norm, I would flip through cookbooks and get inspired but also so frustrated. Browsing through the recipes would motivate me toRead more

Diverse Flavors and Tastes of India Made Easy in the Instant Pot

Who doesn’t love Indian food? Delicious recipes that are filled with exotic spice blends and easy-to-get ingredients.  But many favorite Indian recipes can take hours to prepare.  Cookbook author, blogger and cooking teacher Rinku Bhattacharya has put together a collection of 100 authentic Indian recipes, full of diverse flavors,  all made easy in the hottestRead more