Brandy Avondale

Brandy Avondale

    Ski Adventure, friends, crackling fireplace, cozy blankets, board games and lot of laughter. Add in the food and drinks that our Progressive Eats Blogger friends have brought to the party and you may never want to go back to the plains or wherever it is that non mountain people live. This month’s theme […]

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate doesn’t ask silly questions, Chocolate understands! It’s my daughter’s favorite food, the only food she eats without complaining. Wonder where she got it from! And these Double chocolate chip cookies are her favorite. It is make someone’s cookie day with the Creative Cookie Exchange and I know making these for my daughter is going […]

Sourdough Rye Bread #Breadbakers

Sourdough Rye Bread #Breadbakers

Being part of the bread bakers group gives me opportunities to make breads with new grains, make breads that I had never even heard of and step into unchartered territories. This month, I am hosting the Bread Baker’s theme and I decided on Rye. Mainly because I had never made a bread with rye. I […]

Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Acorn Squash

Quinoa Black Bean Stuffed Acorn Squash

  A couple of weeks back, I bought small acorn squash to recreate a recipe from one of my favorite restaurants for stuffed squash.  I have eaten the dish so many times that I felt it was only proper to make a cheat recipe. Then, as luck would have it, the influenza struck and took me […]

Turmeric Milk - Haldi Doodh

Turmeric Milk – Haldi Doodh

“My dear doctor, I’m surprised to hear you say that I am coughing very badly, because I have been practicing all night.” John Philpot Curran It’s the season for flu and while the world was celebrating Christmas and New year’s eve, we were huddled up in blankets watching Harry Potter movies one after the other […]

Herbed Labneh

Herbed Labneh

What the world knows as Labneh, I grew up knowing as Chakka which, simply put was strained yogurt cheese. It used to be a really nice treat in my school lunch box, smothered between two flatbreads with a pinch of salt and spice. The tangy, refreshing taste of the cheese with the hot smoky spices […]