Spice Up Your Celebration Cookbook

Food Musings

I Think So

Once in a while, I like to put my ladle down and muse…and one of my favorite platforms for visual browsing is Pinterest (here is a link to my boards, join me if you’re on Pinterest.)  Here are some of some fun quotes from the past few months – food musings that will bring on… 

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Peri's Spice Ladle, Indian-inspired Food for the Global Palate

Top Ten of 2014

Ending the year with a top 10 list of posts from 2014 just seems appropriate. Using my blog’s statistics, and factoring in visitors and comments on the post, I’ve created a list of recipes and articles that received your appreciation this year – the top ten of 2014.  I’m not surprised by the post that… 

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Brown Rice Cranberry Salad

Scrambling for Side Dishes?

While entertaining, I generally have a pretty good idea of the entrées I plan on serving. But finding simple side dishes to accompany the main course sometimes leaves me scrambling for ideas. So, over the years, I’ve come to create and perfect certain dependable simple sides like the ones below. (Images and titles link to… 

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Step Outside Your “Wine” Box and Try Something Different

Practical Wine Pairings with Indian Cuisine

I’m super excited for this week’s post on practical wine pairings with Indian cuisine. It’s written by experienced wine aficionado, and close friend, Gillian Burns, who also shares my passion for Indian food. Like me, she believes comfort food is a plate of Chicken Tikka, Daal Tadka and Basmati rice. A native of  England, a… 

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Spice Up Your Celebration

‘Spice Up Your Celebration’ – Now Available

Just thought I’d send out a mid-week post to let everyone know that ‘Spice Up Your Celebration’ is now available for purchase globally. Search for it on your favorite eBook vendor, your Amazon site or in your eBook readers. Find the details and the entire introduction on ‘My Cookbook’ page.  See you this Friday, as always,… 

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Inspired by Tapas Tasted on our Scrumptious Spanish Journey, Mushrooms In Olive Oil And Garlic, with a Touch of Chopped Fresh Mint, are Presented In Delicate Crisp Fillo Cups as an Appetizer.

Unique Holiday Appetizers

Great appetizers set the tone for a great celebration.They need to be light enough to leave room for the delightful main meal ahead; yet simple and attractively laid out as finger food.   And perhaps most importantly, the appetizer bite in your left hand needs to complement the beverage you’re holding in your right hand. … 

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10 Family Friendly Things To Do In Las Vegas

10 Family Friendly Things To Do In Las Vegas

I’ve been to Vegas a couple of times; it’s an enchanting city. My first visit as a young girl, with my sisters and cousin, was very different from a more recent family trip. As I saw my kids have the same reaction to Vegas and its dancing fountains, as they do on our visits to… 

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