One Pot Vegan Pasta


I love Pinterest but sometimes I really wonder whether some of the recipes are possible. Martha Stewart’s one pot pasta was one of those recipes. The recipe was posted by Martha in 2013 and since then, tons of bloggers and chefs have tried (variations of) it. Some swear by it but others say it’s mushy…

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Benihana’s Fried Rice with Tofu


The best part about copycat recipes are when my taste tester (aka hubby) says “OMG this tastes just like the restaurant!” It happened last week when I re-made Cleo’s famous Brussels sprouts and again today when I made Benihana’s fried rice. This one wasn’t as hard to re-create since the chefs at Benihana cook in…

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Cleo Hollywood’s Famous Brussels Sprouts


My hubby took me to Cleo Hollywood on one of our dates way-back-when he was my boyfriend and I fell in love with the restaurant (and him ;)). We went back several times; once with our friends Simran & Suneet who also love it, and then again and again because my childhood friend Richa was…

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Japanese Ramen with Peppery Arugula & Tofu


I have fallen in love with some of Blue Apron’s vegetarian recipes. More often than not, I end up tweaking the recipe to my preferences. I don’t like soft-boiled eggs so I omitted those and added tofu instead. I also don’t like raw tomatoes or bean sprouts so completely omitted those. Finally, I used red…

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Easy Paneer Tikka Masala


Paneer tikka masala is easily my favorite Indian dish. It’s guaranteed to be ordered when we go out for Indian food. It’s also one of those mysterious dishes that I always thought was super difficult to make – until today! Last night, I was picking up milk from the grocery store and saw paneer in…

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