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Ma’s Everyday Tomato-Cilantro Red Lentil Dal

Ma’s Everyday Tomato-Cilantro Red Lentil Dal

Dal… it’s one of my favorite foods… My husband, Jeet, comes from India, so I have been blessed to learn Indian cooking through the  Bengali side of my family.  Most of those lessons come from my mother-in-law, whom I call “Ma.”  Ma is the youngest […]

Ayi’s Easy Avocado Toast

Ayi’s Easy Avocado Toast

Avocado toast is something everyone can make – its so easy; it doesn’t require a recipe… but it’s the story behind this recipe that I really want to share with you… “Ayi” means “aunt” in Taiwanese, and it’s what I call my mom’s sisters as […]

Balsamic Glazed Portobello Mushroom Sandwich with Creamy Pesto Sauce

Balsamic Glazed Portobello Mushroom Sandwich with Creamy Pesto Sauce

   OK – now that you know how to make homemade pesto, let me show you how I like to use it… My family loves mushrooms – there’s something earthy and texturally satisfying about them.  Plus they cook up so quickly that they are a […]

Coach’s Oats 2 Ways, Mukherjee-Style

Coach’s Oats 2 Ways, Mukherjee-Style

Over the years, we have made many breakfasts, trying to find recipes that are quick, easy, delicious, nutritious, filling, and fun.  And I think we finally landed on one that the whole family enjoys on a regular basis. I never thought that this would be […]